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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.
NEW TECHNOLOGIES | MICRO-NANOELECTRONICS
By launching the NextGen project, CEA aims to develop new generations of FD-SOI chips with better energy efficiency. It will ensure the capacity to engineer the most advanced components and maintain French and European microelectronics competitive for the future markets.
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INSTITUTIONAL | NEW TECHNOLOGIES | SUPERCOMPUTERS
The EuroHPC European Joint Undertaking today announced that it has selected the project for the future European Exascale supercomputer, led in France by the Jules Verne consortium, which brings together France, represented by the Grand Equipement National de Calcul Intensif (GENCI) as hosting entity, in collaboration with CEA as hosting site, and the Netherlands, represented by SURF, the Dutch national supercomputing centre.
Neuroscientists and neurosurgeons from EPFL/CHUV/UNIL and CEA/CHUGA/UGA report in the journal Nature that they have re-established the communication between the brain and spinal cord with a wireless digital bridge, allowing a paralyzed person to walk again naturally.
RENEWABLE ENERGIES | NEW TECHNOLOGIES
TNO and CEA will collaborate in the field of sustainable energy and digitization.
ENERGIES | NUCLEAR ENERGY | NUCLEAR REACTORS | INNOVATION FOR INDUSTRY
The CEA recently introduced its new nuclear startups Hexana and Stellaria. These two startups benefit from the CEA’s technologies and patents to develop the fourth generation of small advanced modular reactors (AMR).
NEWS | PRESS RELEASE |
HEALTH ＆ LIFE SCIENCES | DEFENCE ＆ SECURITY
The CEA coordinates the European project COUNTERACT which aims to reinforce the European Union’s preparedness for nuclear, radiological, biological and chemical (NRBC) threats.
ENERGIES | HEALTH ＆ LIFE SCIENCES | NEW TECHNOLOGIES | INNOVATION FOR INDUSTRY
For a new consecutive year, the CEA will be present at CES, at EUREKA PARK with a device including a technological innovation and 4 startups that allow to encompass three major transitions of the moment that are health, energy and digital.
PRESS RELEASE | NEWS |
CLIMATE | ENVIRONMENT
NEWS | PARTNERSHIPS |
INSTITUTIONAL | SUPERCOMPUTERS | ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
CEA and RIKEN have been working together in the field of AI, big data and HPC for more than five years.
ENERGIES | NUCLEAR ENERGY
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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.