CNRS Company Profile

10:16 EDT 19th March 2018 | BioPortfolio

OverviewThe Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France's Ministry of Research.

Founded in 1939 by governmental decree, CNRS has the following missions:

Evaluating and carrying out all research capable of advancing knowledge as well as that having social, cultural, and economic benefits for society
Contributing to the application and promotion of research results
Developing scientific information, and promoting the use of the French language
Supporting training for and through research
Participating in the analysis of the national and international scientific climate and its potential for evolution in order to develop a national policy.


3, rue Michel-Ange
Paris cedex 16


Phone: 33 1 44 96 40 00
Fax: 33 1 44 96 53 90

News Articles [30 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Imperial College London and CNRS create joint laboratory in mathematics

(CNRS) Imperial College London and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) are creating a joint laboratory to bring together some of the world's best mathematicians. The pioneering v...

Crowdlending: Anatomy of a successful strategy

(CNRS) The ingredients for entrepreneurial success are risk taking, cooperation and competition. These were studied by CNRS and ESCP Europe researchers, decoding the strategy for conquering a new mark...

Discovery of a potential therapeutic target to combat trypanosomes

(CNRS) Using cryo-electron microscopy, French researchers at the Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (CNRS/Université de Strasbourg) have analyzed the structure of trypanosomes parasites ...

Ensuring the survival of elephants in Laos: A matter of economics

(CNRS) Asian elephant populations in Laos, which are under a process of commodification, have dropped by half in the last 30 years. According to researchers from CNRS and Beauval Nature, the dynamics ...

Robots aid better understanding of phytoplankton blooms

(CNRS) Phytoplankton blooms are one of the most important factors contributing to the efficiency of the carbon pump in the North Atlantic Ocean. To better understand this phenomenon, an ERC project, ...

A new solution for chronic pain

(CNRS) Neuropathic pain is a chronic illness affecting 7-10 percent of the population in France and for which there is no effective treatment. Researchers at the Institute for Neurosciences of Montpel...

Blood vessel-on-a-chips show anti-cancer drug effects in human cells

(Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo) Researchers at the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, and LIMMS/CNRS-IIS a joint French - Japanese research laboratory...

Interim CNRS President Removed, Faces Data Manipulation Allegations

Anne Peyroche has been acting president of the French science organization since last October.

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PubMed Articles [5 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Contrast enhancement of spectral domain optical coherence tomography using spectrum correction.

We report a spectrum correction method to enhance the image contrast of spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Our method treats SD-OCT signals as the product of harmonic signals backs...

ANISEED 2017: extending the integrated ascidian database to the exploration and evolutionary comparison of genome-scale datasets.

ANISEED ( is the main model organism database for tunicates, the sister-group of vertebrates. This release gives access to annotated genomes, gene expression patterns, and anatomic...

A Manganese-based Alternative to Gadolinium: Contrast-enhanced MR Angiography, Excretion, Pharmacokinetics, and Metabolism.

Purpose To compare intravascular contrast enhancement produced by the manganese-based magnetic resonance (MR) imaging contrast agent manganese-N-picolyl-N,N',N'-trans-1,2-cyclohexenediaminetriacetate ...

Using Microbubble as Contrast Agent for High-energy X-ray In-line Phase Contrast Imaging: Demonstration and Comparison Study.

The ability of microbubbles to benefit the imaging quality of high-energy in-line phase contrast as compared with conventional low-energy contact mode radiography was investigated. The study was condu...

Acceleration-selective Arterial Spin-labeling MR Angiography Used to Visualize Distal Cerebral Arteries and Collateral Vessels in Moyamoya Disease.

Purpose To evaluate and compare the performance of acceleration-selective arterial spin labeling (AccASL) magnetic resonance (MR) angiography in the visualization of cerebral arteries and collateral v...

Clinical Trials [6 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Biomechanical and Ultrasonic Assessment of the Achilles Tendon in Vivo (MEDUSAA)

Among Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) the rupture of the Achilles tendon is the most common. Up today, the mechanical and elastic properties of the Achilles tendon are still unknown, and t...

Study of Effects of Light on the Vigilance and Cognitive Performance Following a Night Without Sleep

Sleep disorders are a major public health issue, affecting 1 in 6 French. The medical impact at the individual level but also social and economic level (loss of productivity, morbidity, mo...

GALIG Gene Expression in Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most frequent neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's disease. It is characterized by motor symptoms (rigidity, tremor, slowness of movements), and non...

Medical Spastic Patient Machine Interface MSPMI : Biomechanical and Electrophysiological Assessment of the Triceps Surae Spasticity

Spasticity is a disorder of the muscular tonus that occurs in disease including the upper motor neuron (strokes, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries or cereb...

Study of the Role of Soluble Forms of RAGE (sRAGE/esRAGE) as Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is the most common systemic autoimmune disease (Tsokos, 2011). The clinical manifestations are severe and affect multiple target organs such as the kidne...

Companies [10 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

ANGANY Genetics

ANGANY Genetics is a biotechnology company specialising in the development and production of high quality recombinant allergens for the diagnosis and treatment of allergies. This ...


OverviewThe Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of France's Ministry...

Arterial Remodeling Technologies (“ART”)

Arterial Remodeling Technologies (“ART”) is developing bioresorbable coronary polymer stents that promote the natural remodeling of an injured artery after angioplasty. ...


Creation of a European Research and Training Centre with the Universities of Bordeaux 1 and Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, INSERM and CNRS, the European Institute of Chemistry and Biology (IECB) bringing ...

University Louis Pasteur

ULP, with over 18.000 students, is distinctive for its scientific contributions which place it among the top-ranking French and European universities. This unique feature is reinforced by a strong and...

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