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Centre Scientifique de Monaco

Centre Scientifique de Monaco

The Scientific Centre of Monaco (CSM) is a Monegasque public establishment founded by Prince Rainier III en 1960 to provide the Principality of Monaco with the means to conduct scientific research.
The missions of the CSM are:

  • The development of knowledge in all areas of Science, particularly those that are in accordance with the scientific traditions set up by the Princes of Monaco.
  • Dissemination of information and scientific and technical knowledge.
  • Scientific training and research management.
  • Scientific expertise.

Since its foundation, the CSM has developed activities in marine biology and supported the action of governmental and international organizations in charge of protecting and preserving marine life.
Since 2009, the CSM is also developing biomedical research activities wich are :

  • Encouraging the Principality’s medical community to develop Clinical Research Activities through CMS funding of a call for tender involving all Principality healthcare establishments.
  • The creation of an INSERM & CNRS labeled transnational research laboratory in partnership with the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis themed on “Cancer and aging”.

For more information: www.centrescientifique.mc