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The Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) is a French public research institute dedicated to scientific studies surrounding the problems of agriculture. It was founded in 1946, and is a public scientific and technological establishment (EPST) under the joint authority of the Ministries of research and Agriculture. A listing of universities and major tertiary education institutions in France. ... The grandes écoles (French for great schools) of France are higher education establishments outside of the mainstream framework of the public universities. ... The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) is one of the most prominent scientific research institutions in France. ... The Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA) is a French national research institution focusing on computer science, control theory and applied mathematics. ... The Commissariat à lÉnergie Atomique or CEA, the Atomic Energy Commisson, in English, is a French public establishment of an industrial and commercial character whose mission is to develop all applications of atomic energy, both civilian and military. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


According to its mission statement (http://www.inra.fr/english/pages_inra-today.htm), its objectives are:

to serve the public interest, whilst maintaining consistency between its research goals and the demands of society;
to acquire and disseminate information on scientific knowledge and innovation, particularly in the fields of agriculture, food and the environment; and
to contribute to decision-making and training, to promote the transfer of scientific knowledge and participate in the science-society debate.

External links

  • Official site (http://www.inra.fr)

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INRA - Organisation (327 words)
INRA is responsible for the management and scientific organisation of these programmes, along with three other programmes in the field of plant and animal genomics and GMO.
For this reason, the Institute felt it was necessary to develop its ethical approach to research projects and their applications.
INRA - BP 35327 - 35653 Le Rheu Cedex - tél : + 33 (0)2 23 48 51 00
INRA - Working for INRA (329 words)
INRA employs researchers, engineers and technicians recruited through open competitions.
These positions concern INRA employees who wish to be transferred, as well as employees from other public sector establishments.
An agreement should be determined between the school, INRA and the trainee.
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