CEA is a French research-and-technology organization with activities in energy, IT, healthcare, defence and security. It will be involved in TOPAs through the CEA-LETI institute from the Technological Research Division (DRT). Nearly 1,700 persons are serving innovation and transfer of technology in key domains such as ICT, wireless communications, security, usage of new technologies, etc.
More than 85% of CEA-LETI activity is dedicated to research finalised with external partners. CEA-LETI secures more than 170 patents every year and nearly thirty high-technology start-ups have been founded. CEA-LETI contributes towards many EC projects in the area of Internet of Things, Smart ICT services and smart buildings. The CEA team is expert in the domains of middleware and control.