What does the CEA do?
The CEA is active in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. In each of these fields, the CEA maintains a cross-disciplinary culture of engineers and researchers, building on the synergies between fundamental and technological research.
How many people work for the CEA?
The total CEA workforce consisted of 15 867 employees. Across the whole of the CEA (including both civilian and military research), there were 1,488 PhD students and 287 post-docs.