CNRS Innovation, established in 1992, is a French public limited company, now a subsidiary of the CNRS at 70% and 30% Bpifrance Financement. Its mission is to transfer innovative technologies, mainly originating from the CNRS, to the industry.
Its action extends from the receipt of projects to the granting of exploitation rights through consulting in Intellectual Property strategies, participation in the filing of patent applications, seeking of industrial partners, negotiating and drafting of exploitation agreements, and management of patent portfolios.
CNRS Innovation proposes services and products developed through its strong acquired expertise in the analysis and management of innovative projects in the following areas:
• Technology evaluation
• Technology transfer
• Patent mapping
• Technology scouting
• Intellectual Property consulting and management
formerly : France Innovation Scientifique et Transfert (FIST SA)