Institut National de l’Environnement et des Risques | INERIS

Founded in 1990, INERIS is a public research agency, with industrial and commercial purposes, under the supervision of the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Planning. The mission of ‘INERIS’ is to assess and prevent accidental and chronic risks to people and the environment generated by industrial activities, chemical substances and underground works : characterization and understanding of the phenomena that govern the risks affecting safety or property of people, health and environment as a result of economic activities; Improvement of the evaluation of such risks in order to enable decision makers in the public and private sectors to adopt the most appropriate measures to improve environmental safety.


Institut National de L'Environnement et des Risques
Parc Technologique Alata
Verneuil en Halatte 60550