From research to industry
The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation.
Discover the main research areas on which the CEA works.
Find the latest scientific and institutional news of the CEA.
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.
Since its creation in 1945, The CEA has been entrusted
with sovereign missions concerning the uses of nuclear energy. It
contributes to the French Government’s strategic decision-making
capacity. It brings its expertise to bear in the drafting and
implementation of government policy for international nuclear
cooperation (foreign nuclear policy) and national initiatives for
non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and associated sensitive
technologies. It represents France within the International Atomic
Energy Agency (IAEA), the European Atomic energy Community (Euratom),
and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Nuclear
Energy Agency (OECD/NEA).
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.