Liten is a major European research institute and a driving force behind the development of the sustainable energy technologies of the future. The institute is spearheading the EU’s efforts to limit dependency on fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in three key areas: renewable energy, energy efficiency/storage and development of materials.
Our platforms, sophisticated tools for industry & the scientific/technical infrastructure/expertise to overcome technological hurdles
Liten's research teams work across a vast portfolio of renewable energy technologies. Cutting-edge photovoltaic technologies are developed at INES, the French National centre for solar research and R&D with Hydrogen and Biomass activities being managed from the LITEN's main site in Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes.
“Radically improving energy efficiency will reduce the need for investment in energy infrastructure, cut fuel costs, increase competitiveness, lessen exposure to fuel price volatility, increase energy affordability for low-income households and cut local and global pollutants improving consumer welfare” Source OECD Energy report, 2014
From nanosecurity, nanocharacterisation,and anti-counterfeiting technology to the development of advanced materials and point of sale: a comprehensive offering.
Transverse activities help add value to our technology portfolio. An optimised modeling and characterisation model, for example, can help reduce time to market. Browse this section to find out more....
What makes CEA Tech unique in France is a strategic focus on four key pillars:
CEA Tech operates at Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) 3 to 7, serving as an innovation catalyst and accelerator for businesses.
CEA Tech develops Key Enabling Technologies of interest to all industries and all types and sizes of businesses, from major multinational corporations to SMBs and start-ups. These technologies are protected by patents held by the CEA, the world’s leading filer of international patents.
CEA Tech boasts international-caliber technology platforms available for use by partner businesses at a competitive cost.
CEA Tech has built a results-oriented organizational culture based on a long history of cooperation between research and industry. Our researchers and staff deliver proven experience transferring new technologies to industrial-scale manufacturing facilities.
We are ready to work with your business to understand your technological innovation needs. Our priority is building long-term partnerships with the ultimate goal of making your business more competitive on global markets. CEA Tech’s 4,500 employees are proud of their contributions to making businesses more competitive.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.