Sylvie Retailleau, french Minister for Research, highlights La Maison Irène et Frédéric Joliot-Curie's strategic role in building an innovative european future

  • Institutional

29/02/2024

During her first visit on February 16 to La Maison Irène et Frédéric Joliot-Curie, where the IRSN is one of the 13 permanent members, the minister underscored the essential role of higher education, research, and innovation in shaping Europe's future. She specifically pointed to La Maison and its members as key contributors to driving this transformative agenda.

The minister highlighted the significance of innovation and research in the European context, emphasizing France's standing as a leading scientific actor. Advocating for close collaboration between national and European research and higher education institutions, she endorsed an inclusive approach to tackling challenges in the fields of higher education, research, and innovation.

Moreover, the minister reaffirmed La Maison's role as an important player in fostering collaboration between French and European institutions. She emphasized its utility in supporting public policies and promoting collaboration with program agencies, which bear the responsibility of European coordination in their respective domains. The minister stressed La Maison's essential role in promoting European values and encouraged its members to sustain their commitment, thereby contributing to France's influence and the establishment of a robust Europe.

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La Maison Irène et Frédéric Joliot-Curie's website : https://www.maison-joliot-curie.eu/