INERIS (Institut National de l'Environnement Industriel et des Risques)
PARC ALATA, BP2
F-60550 Verneuil en Halatte
INERIS is a large public research institute whose mission is to provide scientific and technical assistance to the French Ministry for the Environment. With a staff of 600 persons, INERIS has extensive facilities and competence in toxicology in vitro, in vivo, and in silico. INERIS has experience in participating and managing large international research projects, including for the European Commission.
Within INERIS, the DRC/VIVA/METO (Models for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology) Unit, which includes 7 staff researchers, focuses its research activities on biomathematics, biostatistics and bioinformatics with applications to systems biology, quantitative in vitro to in vivo extrapolation, risk assessment, predictive toxicology and endocrine perturbation.