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Inserm is the only public research organization in France entirely dedicated to human health. Its objective is to promote the health of all by advancing knowledge about life and disease, treatment innovation, and public health research. Find here all the information about the Institute. Direct access to our strategic documents (Activity Report, Strategic Plan...)

Inserm at a Glance 

Founded in 1964, Inserm is a public scientific and technological institute which operates under the joint authority of the French Ministries of Health and Research. The institute is dedicated to biomedical research and human health, and is involved in the entire range of activities from the laboratory to the patient’s bedside. It also partners with […]

Published on: 12/07/2021
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Strategic documents 

Annual activity reports, financial and asset balance reports, strategic plan, objective-based contract... You’ll find on this page the strategic documents of Inserm. You can also access some of them in a leafable version on our Calameo channel. Annual Report Scientific Advances of 2020 Activity Report 2020 (in French) Financial Report 2020 (in French) Strategic Plan and Objective-based Contract […]

Published on: 12/07/2021
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Missions 

Inserm brings together 15,000 researchers, engineers, technicians, and administrative staff around one common goal: to improve the health of all by advancing knowledge of life and disease, innovation in treatment, and public health research. Improving human health Since its foundation in 1964, Inserm has played a part in many key medical advances, including the first prenatal […]

Published on: 12/07/2021
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Budget 

In addition to State subsidy, Inserm receives contractual resources allocated by public and private organizations. For the accounting teams at Inserm, producing high-quality financial information is a permanent objective. This information, available at any time for the governing committee of Inserm, helps best orient management decisions in accordance with the institution’s finances, assets and prospects. […]

Published on: 12/07/2021
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Technology Research Accelerators (ART)

Since 2015, Inserm has been developing programs that aim to accelerate technology research and provide its research teams with the most innovative technologies. Scientific research is increasingly dependent on access to cutting-edge technology. To provide itself with the capacity for innovation and technological development, and to translate technology into its laboratories, Inserm has developed its […]

Published on: 12/07/2021
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Inserm Prizes 

By celebrating its talent, Inserm intends to showcase the diversity and abundance of the biomedical research professions and the creativity and passion of the people that keep things running every day. Find all prizewinners since 2000 on the Inserm History site. The 2020 winners 2020 Grand Prize: Dominique Costagliola 2020 Research Prize: Florence Ader and France Mentré 2020 Opecst-Inserm Prize for […]

Published on: 12/07/2021
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Inserm and Patient Organizations 

Researchers on one side – patients and their relatives on the other? Fortunately, biomedical research no longer sees things this way! While patients need researchers to understand their diseases better and bring about advances in their care, researchers also need patients who are able to describe their illness, express their expectations, and actively participate in […]

Published on: 09/07/2021
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Office for Research Integrity 

The Office for Research Integrity is responsible for handling reported breaches of research integrity involving Inserm staff or staff working within its structures, as well as proposing prevention policies, promoting good practice, and participating in relevant national and international initiatives. In France, Inserm played a pioneering role by setting up an Office for Research Integrity […]

Published on: 05/07/2021
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Research Programs 

Through its research programs, Inserm aims to facilitate and accelerate discoveries and their transformation into tangible progress for patients and society. In this sense, the Institute is developing a research environment that is conducive to interactions between basic, translational, and clinical research, with a central place given to basic research. Inserm also participates in the […]

Published on: 02/07/2021
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ATIP-Avenir Program 

Designed within the framework of a partnership between Inserm and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), each year the ATIP-Avenir program enables some twenty young researchers to build their own teams in the fields of life sciences and health. Over 400 promising scientists have already benefitted from this program. Created in 1990 and 2000 […]

Published on: 02/07/2021
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