The LabEx CelTisPhyBio is a research structure that cultivates strong collaborations between Physics and Cell Biology research teams at the Insitut Curie, the Curie Hospital and the ESPCI. The fostered interactions are aimed at developing quantitative cell biology approaches based …

The “Laboratoire d’Excellence” CeLyA (Lyon Acoustics Center) is a network created in 2011 and linking together the researchers working in acoustics and vibration around Lyon. Its research activities concentrate on three main directions: the characterization and control of noise sources; …

The Centre of Excellence of Multifunctional Architectured Materials (CEMAM) is devoted to the design, creation, and the fundamental understanding of new multifunctional materials and improved performances that will underlie the technologies of the future. CEMAM has a special mission: to …

Le projet CheMISyst du Pôle Balard, centré sur la Chimie des systèmes moléculaires et interfaciaux, bénéficie d’une puissante dynamique initiée depuis plusieurs années. Tout d’abord, la volonté des chimistes de Montpellier et de sa région de travailler au sein d’une …

CIMI stands for “Centre International de Mathématiques et Informatique de Toulouse“, or International Center of Mathematics and Computer Science in Toulouse. It is one of the Excellence Laboratory chosen by the ANR for the period 2012-2020. CIMI brings together the teams of …

ClerVolc is a centre for research, innovation and training in the fields of volcanic processes, hazards and risk. It was financed in 2011 for 10 years under the French government ‘Laboratory of Excellence’ initiative. The ClerVolc project involves collaboration between …

To foster research and innovation at highest international level, the french government has launched the program “Investissements d’Avenir”. As part of the former, the program “Laboratoires d’Excellence” is assigned 1 billion Euros in capital, for a 10 years period. The …

CORTEX is a rare and combined multidisciplinary effort to understand the brain and human cognition, based on systems level studies of networks and interactions of multiple scales, from neurons to individuals. Understanding cognition and its biological roots, but also its …

Evolution, adaptation, and governance of continental and coastal ecosystems The development of human societies is closely linked to the availability of resources and services provided by natural and domesticated ecosystems. In recent decades, the balance between societies and ecosystems has …

Numerical certification and reliability Numerical and digital technologies are omnipresent in our everyday life and their use in the scientific and industrial worlds are constantly evolving. Numerical computations were first used as a tool to explain complex phenomena for which …