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CNRS Office

CNRS Office

 
Address
4101 Reservoir Rd, NW
Washington, D.C. – 20007

Telephone
(202) 944-6243
Fax
(202) 625-3009
E-mail
DERCI.washington@cnrs.fr

Website
https://northamerica.cnrs.fr/en/the-cnrs-in-north-america/
Director
Sylvette TOURMENTE
Tel.: (202) 944-6240
Fax: (202) 625-3009
sylvette.tourmente@cnrs.fr

CNRS office in Washington D.C. represents the CNRS in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

As a CNRS bridgehead in North America, the Office at Washington D.C. has been working for more than 70 years to publicize and promote the CNRS expertise, and beyond it, the French research. Accordingly to the interdisciplinary polish of the CNRS, the Office does not showcase a specific thematic and covers all research fields.

REPRESENTATION & SUPPORT

  • Liaises between CNRS and North American institutions
  • Assists CNRS institutes & researchers, and their partners
  • Supports the creation and monitoring of structural partnerships as the :
    • International Exploratory Actions (IEA)
    • International Research Networks (IRN, Previously GRDI)
    • International Research Programs (IRP, Previously LIA)
    • International Research Laboratory (IRL, Previously UMI & UMIFRE)

DEVELOPMENT & COORDINATION

  • Identifies North American prospects and research excellence centers
  • Brings together French & North American scientific stakeholders
  • Monitors the scientific and technological news in North America and identify key research topics
  • Integrates the EU and multilateral dimensions in its actions

PROMOTION & INFORMATION

  • Showcases CNRS scientific expertise in North America
  • Provides information on key scientific fields to researchers in France and abroad, to keep them informed on the scientific landscape in the region, via the monthly newsletter « AdN »
  • Notifies French expatriate researchers of returning opportunities in France, via the monthly newsletter « Le fil de Marianne »
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