The French National Research Agency Projects for science

Voir cette page en français

InformationPress area

Welcome to ANR's press area!

The ANR’s Press page provides an overview of the latest news and information as well as key information about ANR and relevant contacts.

Find out more facts about ANR

ANR organises the funding of research projects on a competitive basis. It provides the scientific community with instruments and conditions that promote creativity and openness, and stimulate new ideas and partnerships, particularly between the academic and business sectors.
Its activity also contributes to enhancing the competitiveness and the influence of French research in Europe and across the world. Since 2010, ANR has also been the lead manager of the “Investments for the Future” programme in the field of higher education and research.

ANR's Annual Report 2014

€553.7 M: 2014 funding budget, including €414.3 M allocated through calls for proposals

275 staff or 250 full-time equivalents

More than 13,000 projects funded since ANR was created in 2005, including 1,256 international projects co-funded with foreign counterparts

€5.6 billion devoted to the funding of research projects since 2005

75% of the projects funded are collaborative projects

More than 8,000 peer reviewers from all over the world