PUBLIC RESEARCH ORGANISMS
CNRS - National Centre for Scientific Research
Délégation Midi-Pyrénées www.cnrs.fr
INRA - National Institution for Agronomic Research
Centre de Toulouse : www.toulouse.inra.fr
INSERM - National Institution for Health and Medical Research
AERES - The evaluation agency for research and further education
Set up in 2007 as an independant administrative authority, the AERES is dedicated to the evaluation of research and further education establishments, research organizations, research and training units , and further eduaction diplomas.
ANR - National agency for research
The ANR's mission is to increase the capabilities of the french educational and research system, as whole, by giving it more flexibility. To do this, the ANR favors the development of new concepts, the increasing research efforts concerning economical and societal priorities, intensifying state-private interactions and developing more international partnerships.