Since it was established, the CEA has supported and contributed the companies’ effort for innovation by putting its expertise and technologies at their service.
In the Suppliers area, you will find the CEA’s procurement policy and the possibility to consult and respond to current calls for tenders.
Since it was established, the CEA has supported and contributed the companies’ effort for innovation by putting its expertise and technologies at their service. Hundreds of SMEs and major industrial groups have conducted their innovation programmes in partnership with the CEA, so why not you?
The CEA’s technological research activities are ISO 9001 certified.
Recognised scientific excellence
Working with the CEA gives you access to world-class scientific and technological knowledge.
Innovative and secure research
In 2021, the CEA filed 709 priority patents. They will strengthen a portfolio of 7,269 active patent families at the end of 2021.
State-of-the-art technological equipment
At its ten research centres, the CEA has multiple technology platforms opened to collaborations with companies.
The CEA is a partner for the European event organised by the media Politico AI and Tech summit, which will take place in Brussels and online on 21 April 2022.
On April 5, the European Patent Office (EPO) published its annual report, the Patent Index 2021, an innovation barometer listing worldwide patent applications on the European market. The CEA is the only French research organization in the top 50, ranking 35th with 528 patent applications filed with the EPO in 2021. In the field of semiconductors, the CEA is the only European player in the top 5.
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.