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CEA Tech delivers unrivalled experience in technology research

Published on 14 October 2015

​At CEA Tech we feel strongly that technology research is a crucial component of both innovation and value creation. It is this belief that has driven our successful technology development activities over the past 50 years.

CEA Tech is the CEA’s (the French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energy Commission) technology research unit. CEA Tech’s three labs—Leti, Liten, and List—develop a broad portfolio of technologies for ICTs, energy, and healthcare.

CEA Tech leverages a unique innovation-driven culture and unrivalled expertise to develop and disseminate new technologies for industry, effectively bridging the gap between the worlds of research and business.

CEA Tech also provides businesses with access to Key Enabling Technologies developed by other CEA operating divisions.

Research institutes

Leti : micro- and nanotechnologies and their integration into systems.

List : smart digital systems.

Liten : new energy technologies and nanomaterials.

A 50-year history

1967: Leti is founded, and develops a model that will shape the future of research in France, transferring research outcomes to the world of industry through partnerships with manufacturers and the creation of start-ups.

2000s: List and Liten are founded.

2013: CEA Tech regional branch offices opened.

Key figures

Annual operating budget of more than 600 million

4500 researchers

More than 50 high-tech start-ups over the past 10 years


80% listed on the CAC40

More than 500 SMBs

145 international customers

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