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Fundamental Research
News 05 August 2019

Creation of a joint research laboratory to reinforce knowledge about materials for energy transition technologies

CNRS, ENS Lyon, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN), Sorbonne University, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and the University of Strasbourg are pooling their expertise and know-how to create a joint research laboratory (LCR) called "CARMEN" to conduct a five-year program of research in the field of materials characterization for new energies.

FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH, THE BUILDING BLOCK FOR FUTURE INNOVATION

Objectives pursued, scientific challenges to be overcome, partnerships proposed: watch a video on IFPEN’s fundamental research strategy.

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    R&I engineers and technicians
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    active fundamental research framework agreements