French National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health (AVIESAN)
Set up in April 2009, the French National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health (Aviesan) groups together the main stakeholders of life and health sciences in France.
Today, France is in fifth place in terms of scientific production worldwide in the field of life sciences and health. The publications of its main research organizations have a greater impact index than 1, which means that their influence gauged by quotations is above the international average. This high-quality research is carried out by all kinds of stakeholders: eight main public institutions with which universities and university hospitals are partnered.
Aviesan has been set up in response to the commitment to further step up these French research performances by fostering its consistency, creativity and excellence. This mission calls for scientific coordination of the main research themes – which concern all organizations – as well as operational coordination of projects, resources and funding.See more