South America CNRS office

CNRS in South America

Welcome to the website dedicated to CNRS international cooperation in South America. The Rio office prospects, supports and consolidates scientific cooperation projects and opportunities in the region. Backed by a long history of fruitful partnerships and recognised expertise, the CNRS is committed to promoting excellence in research by encouraging collaboration between French scientists and their South American counterparts.

International Research Centre with the University of São Paulo
International research laboratory
International research projects
International research networks

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The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) is one of the world’s most renowned public research institutions. For more than 80 years, it has consistently attracted the best talent and developed multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research projects at national, European and international level. CNRS is committed to the public interest and contributes to France’s scientific, economic, social and cultural progress.