Cancer Research Centre of Lyon (CRCL, UMR Inserm 1052 CNRS 5286), Direction: Alain Puisieux. The CRCL is a research structure affiliated with the University Claude Bernard Lyon 1, the national health and research bodies (Inserm and CNRS), the anticancer Léon …

DSM – PHYSICAL SCIENCES DIVISION Addressing tomorrow’s challenges through cutting-edge fundamental research The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is dedicated to connecting the worlds of research and industry. It is one of the most prominent players in …

INAC, a joint CEA-UJF research institute, is a major actor in fundamental research on condensed matter, soft matter and cryogenics in Grenoble. Most of its activities in physics, chemistry and at the interface with biology are included under the banner …

The Institut de Physique Théorique (IPhT) is a laboratory of fundamental research, located in Saclay, about 20 km south-west of Paris. The research performed at the IPhT aims at better understanding the laws which govern our universe and its organisation. …

IRAMIS “Saclay Institute of Matter and Radiation” is the 2nd Institute in size of the CEA Matter Sciences Division (DSM). IRAMIS gathers 6 joint Research Units in association withCNRS, Ecole Polytechnique or ENSICAEN. The research in physics and chemistry carried …

The IRFM belongs to the CEA Physical Science Division and is located in the CEA Cadarache Center, in the south of France. More than 300 people carry out  research in order to produce a new  source of energy: the magnetic …

The limit of man’s knowledge in any subject possesses a high interest, which is perhaps increased by its close neighbourhood to the realms of imagination. Charles Darwin The Voyage of the Beagle IRFU, Institute of Research into the Fundamental Laws …

The facility GANIL, Grand Accélérateur National d’Ions Lourds (National Large Heavy Ion Accelerator), is installed in Caen, Basse-Normandie. This is a very large installation, serving French and European research. The origins of GANIL GANIL (Grand Accélérateur National d’Ions Lourds) was …

Le LSCE est une unité mixte de recherche (UMR 8212) entre le CEA, le CNRS et l’Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin (UVSQ), localisé sur deux sites (Campus du CEA-Orme des Merisiers et du CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette). Il fait partie de l’Institut Pierre …

Life sciences have been studied at the CEA since its creation. The first research was already interested in the effects of radiation on living beings, the radiation protection of workers, and the use of radiotracers in scientific and medical imaging. …