From research to industry
The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation.
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The CEA publishes various scientific and technical periodicals and videos. Through them, you can discover the CEA’s major research topics and the latest technological innovations produced by its laboratories.
The CEA Research News is a newsletter bringing to your knowledge the most impacting scientific and societal advances and impacts enabled by major European research projects carried by CEA and which are covering the main priorities of the European Union.
CEA's teams are deeply involved in major European and international programmes for which research instruments are built and used. They helped advance our understanding of the Universe.
Since its creation CEA has been involved in biology and health research and has become a recognised player in technological innovations and their integration. It can thus legitimately position itself as a major player in the field.
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CEA is active internationally in a variety of areas: scientific and technical cooperation, sovereign missions, support for French nuclear industry and European community.
The CEA has positioned itself as a key player in building the European research area through its involvement and recognition in numerous European research initiatives and bodies.
The CEA provides the public authorities and the industry with the expertise and innovation needed to develop improved nuclear power generation systems.
The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation in four main areas: defence and security, low carbon energies (nuclear and renewable energies), technological research for industry, fundamental research in the physical sciences and life sciences.
On September 17, 2019, during the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, CEA, EDF and Westinghouse Electric Company signed a framework agreement to explore potential cooperation on small modular reactor (SMR) development.
CEA, EDF, Naval Group and TechnicAtome unveil NUWARD :
jointly developed Small Modular Reactor (SMR) project
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.