Reasons to choose CEA-List


Accelerating your projects together

Our mission is to help our partner companies build their future industrial and business models on new and innovative products and services leveraging the latest advances coming out of CEA-List labs. Find out how working with CEA-List can give you a competitive edge.


industrial projects with 200+ partner companies (48% SMEs) in 2020


active patents


tech innovation platforms

Six benefits of working with CEA-List

CEA-List is home to 1,000 world-class scientists and engineers committed to helping you bring the latest knowledge and advances in technology to your projects.

Our researchers have earned international recognition for scientific excellence in a wide range of fields:

  • Software engineering
  • Data and artificial intelligence
  • Quantum computing
  • Simulation
  • Cybersecurity
  • Robotics
  • Instrumentation and metrology
  • Embedded electronics
  • Human-machine interfaces

Unparalleled research capabilities

Our specialized technology platforms provide an environment ideal for accelerating projects.
Our platforms have the equipment and qualified technicians you need to create PoCs, mockups, prototypes, and demonstrator systems, and to conduct testing and validation in close-to-industrial conditions.

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The Carnot Institute seal

In February 2020, for the fourth time in a row, CEA-List was awarded the Carnot Institute seal recognizing our commitment to making our research capabilities available to our partner companies for the success of their innovation projects.

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In-depth knowledge of key industries and markets

Our research supports major transformations. We have developed solid experience in health, mobility, the environment, and manufacturing.

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Thorough understanding of intellectual and industrial property issues

We can help you determine the right method to protect and secure your project, whether through patents, licenses, guaranteed lead time, or other mechanisms.

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First-rate support

In addition to our scientific expertise, we provide you with project support from start to finish. In particular, we ensure that you will be able to integrate the technology into your processes and manufacture the target product.

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