In 2005, the French government set up a specific office to welcome the ITER project, facilitate its integration, support its construction, and capitalise on its economic spinoffs. Through its international agreements, the government has created a network of dedicated services that can answer all questions about the project and help with administrative procedures.
The Regional Prefect - through the General secretariat in charge of regional affairs and the Sub-prefect of Aix-en-Provence - has been given the remit of interfacing with the local authorities that provide funding for the ITER project, together with all the other public service departments and administrations.
Accueil | La préfecture et les services de l'État en région Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur (prefectures-regions.gouv.fr)
Tel : 06 78 88 44 54
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.