National Center for Scientific Research

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name National Center for Scientific Research
Abbreviated name CNRS
Owner/Developer French Ministry of Education and Research
Country France
Languages English, French
Description The National Center for Scientific Research, or CNRS, is a public organization under the responsibility of the French Ministry of Education and Research. Founded in 1939 by governmental decree, the CNRS aims to: Evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, and economic benefits for society; Contribute to the promotion and application of research results; Develop scientific information; Support research training; Participate in the analysis of the national and international scientific climate and its potential for evolution in order to develop a national policy.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video, Social media
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Scientists, Regulators, Industry
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Method development, Education and training, Documentation and information, Fundamental studies
Technology/Tools Alternative test methods (in vitro), Omics