National Center for Scientific Research - France

"The 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 societyContributing to the application and promotion of research resultsDeveloping scientific information, and promoting the use of the French languageSupporting training for and through researchParticipating in the analysis of the national and international scientific climate and its potential for evolution in order to develop a national policy"Source: CNRS Website, as accessed in November 2006.
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Entry created by Elke Dall on August 7, 2006
Modified on August 7, 2006