French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)

The CEA is the French Atomic Energy Commission (Commissariat à l`énergie atomique). It is a public body established in October 1945 by General de Gaulle. A leader in research, development and innovation, the CEA mission statement has two main objectives : To become the leading technological research organization in Europe and to ensure that the nuclear deterrent remains effective in the future.

The CEA is active in three main fields : Energy, information and health technologies, and defense and national security. In each of these fields, the CEA maintains a cross-disciplinary culture of engineers and researchers, building on the synergies between fundamental and technological research.

Company details

Business Type:
Research institute
Industry Type:
Energy - Nuclear Power
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1945