Along with Australian and Swedish researchers, the Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais (LNE) just published a study in the journal The Lancet, showing that about 15% of patients presenting their first myocardial infarction had no modifiable risk factors. This study highlights the need to identify new biomarkers to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Despite the effects of the health crisis that has shaken the world economy, and thanks to the mobilization of all its staff, the LNE ended the 2020 financial year with a largely positive result (+ €1,681 k) and above estimates. ...
As part of the EMPIR 17SIP05 CAsoft project, LNE, together with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL - United Kingdom) and the Research Institute of Sweden (RISE - Sweden), created the CASoft software, dedicated to risk ...
The SI comprises seven units of measurement that are found in every aspect of our day-to-day lives; they are especially critical to industry. For the last two centuries, metrologists have been constantly working to improve those units of measurement, and four of them were redefined in 2018. Read our comprehensive report on the subject.
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115 years striving to benefit the field of measurement
Since its founding in 1901, LNE has deployed its human and technical resources in the quest of developing increasingly more reliable and accurate measurement capacities. The Laboratory's works, renowned expertise and scientific excellence, all applied to overcome complex challenges, carry authoritative weight in industrial fields as well as among institutions and the public sector, which benefit from its guidance and solutions. LNE's dedication to areas affecting large population segments on a daily basis justifies its status as a leading actor in continuously enhancing companies' competitiveness and innovation while promoting a safer and more responsible society.