2009 - Scientific and Research Agreement between Dublin and Montpellier
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and the National University of Ireland (NUI) have signed a unique partnership with the Universities of Montpellier, the Centre National de la Recherche
- Representatives from Irish and French institutions with her Excellency Anne Anderson, Irish Ambassador to France
Scientifique (CNRS), and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM).
The agreement is the first of its kind between Ireland and France and will allow institutions between the two countries to collaborate and share information more openly in the area of translational medical research and optical imaging. The collaboration will enable students and researchers to carry out research and training, as well as to share research facilities. The five institutions will also jointly apply for funding and will collaborate on existing projects together within the scientific field of biological imaging.
The agreement was signed at the Embassy of Ireland in Paris on 26 January 2009