Teams affiliated to the Bordeaux Consortium for Regenerative Medicine are supported by the University of Bordeaux, Inserm, CNRS, Bordeaux University Hospital Center, French Blood Center and Cell Therapy unit, Regional Council of Aquitaine.

University of Bordeaux


Ranked among the top universities in France, the University of Bordeaux is renowned for the quality of its academic courses and research


Academic institution


Founded in 1964, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) is a public scientific and technological institute which operates under the joint authority of the French Ministry of Health and French Ministry of Research.

As the only French public research institute to focus entirely on human health, in 2008 Inserm took on the responsibility for the strategic, scientific and operational coordination of biomedical research. This key role as coordinator comes naturally to Inserm thanks to the scientific quality of its teams and its ability to conduct translational research, from the laboratory to the patient’s bed.


Academic institution


Founded in 1939, The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Center for Scientific Research) is a public organization under the responsibility of the French Ministry of Education and Research.

 CNRS has the following missions:

  • To evaluate and carry out all research capable of advancing knowledge and bringing social, cultural, and economic benefits for society.
  • To contribute to the application and promotion of research results.
  • To develop scientific information.
  • To support research training.

CNRS has developed interdisciplinary programs which bring together various CNRS departments as well as other research institutions and industry encourages collaboration between specialists from different disciplines in particular in the following Life and its social implications, Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials

French National Blood Center


The French National Blood Center is the only civilian blood transfusion organization in France. Blood transfusion, to which the EFS has held exclusive rights since 2000, includes blood donation, plasma donation and platelet donation. The French National Blood Center guarantees the safety of the transfusion chain, from the donor to the receiver. It contributes to treating over 1 million patients

Bordeaux University Hospital Center ("CHU Bordeaux")


A public health, the Bordeaux University Hospital is managed by Pr Philippe VIGOUROUX. CHU of Bordeaux, encompasses three hospital sites that provide support for care of the population of Bordeaux and Aquitaine. Closely associated with the University of Bordeaux, these site contribute consistently to medical training, surgical, pharmaceutical and dental in the region as well as fundamental research in conjunction with the CNRS and INSERM units and French National Blood Center.

Regional Council of Aquitaine


The Regional Council of Aquitaine supports numerous actions in the field of :

  • Economical development of the Aquitaine
  • Land planning and development
  • Research and technologicla innovations with academic laboratories and start-up / companies
  • Education, professional training and culture
  • Health

Updated on 04/12/2015