Funding research in all its diversity

The essential 2019

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Covid-19: ANR supporting research "At the beginning of the pandemic, ANR put an action plan in place to support the scientific communities investigating Covid-19."

Thierry Damerval President and CEO

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A few highlights

  • January 2019
    January 2019

    Signature of a strategic partnership between ANR and Bpifrance

    ANR and Bpifrance signed a strategic partnership in the presence of Frédérique Vidal, the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

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  • March 2019
    March 2019

    Women in science honoured

    Marking International Women’s Day, ANR published video portraits of three scientific coordinators.

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  • April 2019
    April 2019

    Launch of four Interdisciplinary Institutes of Artificial Intelligence (3IA)

    Following a call for expressions of interest issued in 2018, four Interdisciplinary Institutes of Artificial Intelligence (3IA) received approval in Nice, Grenoble, Paris and Toulouse.

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  • June 2019
    June 2019

    Cooperation agreement with Normandy’s regional council

    ANR and the Normandy regional council signed a three-year...

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  • October 2019
    October 2019

    International sargassum conference

    Organised by the Guadeloupe government and the French state, the first international sargassum conference brought together heads of state, regional leaders and international researchers, companies and members of civil society.

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An agency committed
to research

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The ANR Tour,
reinforcing links
with scientific communities

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Excellence initiatives in Innovative Education:
experimenting and training
for transformation

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Artificial intelligence,
a priority development

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Reducing gender inequality
in science

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An agency responding
to the needs of all research

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Supporting and responding
to the needs of all research

  • L'AAPG

    The Generic Call for Proposals: a key instrument for supporting research initiatives

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  • Public-private partnerships
    Public-private partnerships

    ANR's work to support partnership-based research

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  • Europe and the world
    Europe and the world

    Encouraging scientific partnerships in Europe and worldwide

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Scientific projects

    National collaborative projects


    > Health translational research

    Development of MAIT cells in neonates and after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

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  • HeliSol
    Young researchers project


    > Astrophysics; Plasma Physics

    Improving the prediction of solar eruptions by measuring magnetic helicity

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  • AP2
    Public/private collaborative projects


    > Computer Human Interaction

    Around the 2D plan: improving the visualisation and manipulation of digital information

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    International collaborative projects


    > Cognitive psychology, Brain, Perception

    Representation of ODors: from physical features to perceptual processing

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  • PeaMust
    Investments for the future


    > Genetics, genomics, molecular biology, bio-informatics, agronomy, protein crops

    Adaptation Multi-Stress et Régulations biologiques pour l'amélioration du rendement et de la stabilité du pois protéagineux

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All scientific projects

and governance

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