Within an increasingly restrictive environment, LNE advises companies in their strategy to enhance competitiveness and innovation. Regardless of their primary market segment, the companies seeking guidance are armed with a set of targeted solutions in the technical, regulatory and scientific fields capable of meeting their challenges.
Our method: Mobilization within our five areas of specialization (research and transfer, technical assistance,
testing and calibration, certification, training and information) of the human and technical resources required to propose solutions adapted to each need being expressed.
Our clients: Companies operating in the sectors of construction, transportation, energy, defense, medical, industry, instrumentation, consumption and distribution, whether in France, Europe or further afield, as well as public sector agencies and authorities.
Performance, innovation, compliance are keywords. Manufacturers, architects, builders, energy suppliers or consulting firms must meet the challenges posed by safety, quality and energy efficiency.
LNE's mission of accompaniment is multi-fold: research and transfer, technical assistance, testing and calibration, certification, and comprehensive project management in order to achieve objectives:
LNE is France's main technical body dedicated to testing and evaluating the quality and safety of products and equipment used by the general public, whether inside the household or for the community at large. Our offer is intended for all actors involved: manufacturers, distributors, local authorities, public powers, etc.
Quality is evaluated in all aspects:
Our service offering is aimed at consulting firms, heads of quality, control and corporate procurement, distributors, consumer organizations, local authorities, and market oversight agencies.
LNE Asia is a subsidiary of the National Metrology and Testing Laboratory (LNE) located in Hong Kong. Created in 2001, LNE ASIA assists local industries in satisfying product compliance needs and moreover proposes in collaboration with a network of certified technical partners:
Its field of action encompasses the industries of toy-making, food processing, tooling, gardening, small electrical appliances, lighting fixtures, and the culinary arts.
The medical sector is constantly evolving, in terms of both patient needs and demands placed in the areas of quality, security and even innovation. Health industry actors are permanently obliged to remain competitive and integrate scientific, economic as well as health-related constraints while meeting both national and international regulatory requirements. Objective: guarantee the security of health care system providers, users and patients.
The market for medical devices has undergone considerable expansion with the tremendous growth in connected objects plus the widespread development of medical robotics. Prevention also lies at the heart of our concerns: the reliability of analyses and other diagnostic tools constitutes a major public health challenge. LNE is on hand to guide actors operating in the relevant key sectors, namely:
LNE works in close collaboration with many agencies, including the National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety (ANSM) and the High Health Authority (HAS), as well as with industrial partners in pursuit of:
Since 2011, LNE, as a member of the "TEAM-NB" Association of Notified Bodies, is one of the initiators of the "Code of Conduct for Notified Bodies", whose objective is to create a set of requirements that facilitate establishing a consistent level of quality among the notified bodies for the purpose of instilling greater confidence in the EC marking placed on medical devices.
For public authorities, issues related to the environment, sustainable development and the provision of safe high-quality services to residents are all considered critical challenges. To adequately face these challenges, authorities have undertaken approaches along the lines of Agenda 21, the Territorial Energy Climate Plan (PCET) or improved interfacing with the public in public institutions.
Climate disruption, scarcity of natural resources, environmental protection: in order to meet these challenges, companies and public authorities have been emphasizing the path towards innovation. When confronted with energy and environmental-related problems, these stakeholders find solutions through advice and guidance offered by our experts and researchers:
The expertise developed by LNE serves to provide adapted and innovative solutions to both institutional and industrial stakeholders:
LNE's service offering spans all stages of the product and equipment life cycle: both fundamental and applied research, technical assistance, testing, certification, implementation of quality assurance and organizational processes, expert appraisals, training, etc.
The challenges inherent in food safety, domestic controls, environmental protection or transportation as regards the packaging and conditioning of products, foodstuffs or equipment are the concern of all industrial actors involved: materials manufacturers, packaging assemblers and users, and shippers.
To cope with these challenges: industrial and project-based studies, design assistance, tests and analyses, training and certification all contribute solutions.
For all countries, current issues regarding defense and security policy have become key challenges and entail:
LNE provides responses that are well adapted to all parties involved in defense (army, military contractors, research centers, Ministry of Defense, etc.) as well as in security (police, gendarme services, customs, etc.) in addressing their specific challenges:
The transportation sector has been expressing increasing requirements relative to the safety, performance and competitiveness of its materials and equipment. Manufacturers, transformers, suppliers and distributors of both materials and components are in need of global solutions regardless of their sector of activity, whether it be the rail, aeronautical, maritime or automobile industry.
LNE's service offering spans all stages of the product and equipment life cycle:
Process industries and manufacturers are regularly confronted with a dual challenge: reconciling the performance of their means of production with increasingly complex national and international regulatory constraints. We offer customized solutions at all stages of the product and equipment life cycle in accompanying you during your efforts. This multidisciplinary competence, which combines research and development, technical and regulatory assistance, testing, certification, quality and organizational process audits, expert appraisals, training and more, tackles all of the problems raised within these sectors.