The French National Scientific Research Center

The CNRS is a public scientific and technological establishment, placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. With 30,000 people (researchers, engineers, technicians and administrative staff), a budget of 3.080 billion euros, including 513 million euros of its own resources, an international presence, the CNRS operates in all fields of knowledge with 1260 research units and service units. 19 delegations represent the CNRS in all regions of France and provide direct management of the laboratories. Due to its scientific potential, the Languedoc-Roussillon delegation is among the top 5 regions.

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ALCEDIAG company from the ALCEN group

ALCEDIAG develops innovative solutions for medical diagnosis. The first tests developed concern psychiatric illnesses. They are based on biomarkers to assess the neurotoxicity of drugs in development and in the patient to improve the diagnosis and monitoring of treatments. ALCEDIAG is a subsidiary of the ALCEN group.
The ALCEN industrial group works in 4 fields: defense & security, energy, medical and aeronautics. Its ambition is to establish a constant policy of innovation applied as a priority to its own products and services. These, as much as possible, provide breakthrough solutions built on a deep and broad technological base.

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