Founded in 1990, INERIS is an EPCIP (French public research body of an industrial and commercial character), under the aegis of the French Ministry of Ecology.

Governance & organisation



5 operational divisions are supervised by general management:

  • Chronic Risks Division
  • Accidental Risks Division
  • Soil/Subsoil Risks Division
  • Certification Division
  • Promotion and Marketing Division

 4 functional divisions:

  • Communication Division
  • Scientific Division
  • Human Resources Division
  • Information Systems Division

And a general secretariat under which are:

  • 1 functional division:Financial division

 4 departments:

  • Quality and Metrology Department
  • Legal/Purchasing Department
  • Environment, Health and Safety Department
  • General Departments