The Knowledge Factory
The DRF at the CEA assemble approximately 6,000 scientists since January 2016.
3500 permanent CEA staff
1200 University, CNRS and Inserm staff
900 post-doc and non permanent
42 joint labs
3500 scientific publications par year
566 active patents
203 resarch contracts with industrials
83 European Research council grants
33 stratups since 2000
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.