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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.
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The CEA recently published its intellectual property charter developed for its industry partners.
CEA is active internationally in a variety of areas: scientific and technical cooperation, sovereign missions, support for French nuclear industry and European community.
The CEA has positioned itself as a key player in building the European research area through its involvement and recognition in numerous European research initiatives and bodies.
The CEA provides the public authorities and the industry with the expertise and innovation needed to develop improved nuclear power generation systems.
The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a key player in research, development and innovation in four main areas: defence and security, low carbon energies (nuclear and renewable energies), technological research for industry, fundamental research in the physical sciences and life sciences.
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.
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.
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.