Fundamental Research Division
The DRF at the CEA assemble approximately 6,000 scientists since January 2016.
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The CEA’s Life Sciences
Division (Direction des sciences
du vivant - DSV) supports and contributes to
the innovation of businesses by providing them with its scientific expertise
and technologies. It offers a wide variety of services to respond to the needs
of the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotech, medtech and greentech industries.
CEA is a public research establishment of a scientific, technical and industrial nature ("établissement public à
caractère industriel et commercial" -EPIC) and a
major actor in research, development and innovation. As with all operational sectors of the CEA, the DSV promotes industrial innovation. It has an active policy of adding value to its skills, equipment and research. With over 20 years of experience in technology transfer, the DSV supports its laboratories to protect and transfer their innovative work in the form of business creation or license transfers. Dedicated teams within the DSV possess the core competencies of technology transfer: industrial property, strategic marketing, business development, engineering and monitoring of contracts.
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.