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Phone04 38 78 94 00
DescriptionHigh-tech early-stage investment company



Bâtiment. 482 – point courrier 62
Yvette cedex, F-91191, FRA
Grenoble cedex 9, FRA
3, parvis Louis Néel, Bât 50B
Grenoble cedex 9, F-38054, FRA


Investment Director
Investment Director
Investment Director
Investment Director
Cleantech & Energy Analyst
Back Office


CEA Investissement

CEA Investissement (SA), founded (as CEA Valorisation) in 1999, is a subsidiary of the CEA, a major player in technological research, development and innovation.

The central mission of CEA Valorisation is to create economic value based on technological innovations. To fulfill this mission, they have developed two main activities:

Investment in seed capital in innovative start-ups / start-ups active in the technology areas of CEA.

The Licensing of advising companies and public laboratories of innovation in creative strategy development and marketing rights to patent or know-how belonging to the CEA, other research organizations or innovative companies.

In addition, CEA contributes to the financing of national investment in seed technology (activity “Fund of Funds”), this activity is developed through particular Emertec management and funds managed by this company (FCPR Emertec 2 Emertec Energy and Environment), the FCPR managed by ACE Security Management SA, an investment company in seed priming Minatec SAS.

Their areas of technological expertise are mainly micro-and nanotechnology, health technologies, the New Technologies for Information and Communication (NTIC), advanced materials and technologies for energy.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Bioaxial 11/2013Seed$2.7M4
Aledia 4/2013Series A€10M4
ETHERA 1/2011Series A€1.2M2
EVIAGENICS 1/2011Series A€1.3M2
Nexess 4/2010Venture Round€1M2
Cytoo 10/2009Series B$4.7M2
IPDIA 5/2009Series A$6.81M4
Fermentalg 3/2009Seed$2.87M4
Crocus Technology 10/2008Series B€11.5M6
Movea 12/2007Series A$10.7M4
TRONICS GROUP 3/2006Series D$2.03M6



  1. Bioaxial Completes €1.9M Equity Funding ( [edit]
  2. Aledia Raises €10M in First Financing ( [edit]
  3. ETHERA Raises €1.2M in First Funding Round ( [edit]
  4. Eviangenics Closes €1.3M First Funding Round ( [edit]
  5. Nexess raises 1M€ to finance its development ( [edit]
  6. Cytoo, SA: Series B $4.7M ( [edit]
  7. Capital Report Index [edit]
  8. CEA Valorisation takes a share in Fermentalg ( [edit]
  9. Crocus Technology Receives 11.5M Euros in Second Round Funding ( [edit]
  10. Movea Secures First Round Investment - Completes Asset Acquisition of Gyration ( [edit]
  11. EDGAR [edit]
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