Key figures

Budget forecast for 2013

  • 3.4 billion Euros

Personnel

  • Over 32,000 employees of which 24,955 are CNRS tenured employees:
    • 11,204 researchers
    • 13,751 engineers and support staff

Organization

  • 10 institutes (3 of which have the status of national institutes)
  • 19 regional offices, ensuring decentralized direct management of laboratories
  • 1,028 research units (95 % are joint research laboratories with universities and industry)

International relations

  • 50 exchange agreements (with over 40 countries)
  • 4,600 foreign visiting scientists (PhD students, post-docs and visiting researchers)
  • 1,690 permanent foreign researchers
  • 420 permanent foreign engineers and technicians
  • 331 International Programs for Scientific Cooperation (PICS)
  • 127 International Associated Laboratories (LEA/LIA)
  • 112 International Research Groups (GDRE/GDRI)
  • 30 International Joint Units (UMI)
  • 10 CNRS offices abroad (Beijing, Brussels, Hanoï, Malta, Moscow, New Dehli, Pretoria, Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, Washington)

Industrial relations

  • 25 framework agreements with major international industrial groups
  • 4,521 main patents
  • 959 licenses and other financially remunerating active acts
  • 704 companies created with CNRS since 2000

 (June 2014)

Chiffres actualisés le 26/06/2014