Les Pensières actively contributes to one of Fondation Mérieux's four primary objectives: to promote scientific innovation and increase knowledge sharing on an international level.
A place of knowledge exchanges for Fondation Mérieux
The many scientific conferences and training courses offered by Fondation Mérieux throughout the year are held at Les Pensières.
International scientific meetings such as the Christophe Mérieux: Trends in virology Conference focusing on virology, take place there.
Fondation Mérieux also organises symposia on specific scientific matters in Les Pensières. These meetings are an opportunity to catch up on all the latest advances, for example, on typhoid fever vaccine policy or infectious disease modeling.
Les Pensières also hosts the 14-day ADVAC (Advanced Vaccinology Course) course once a year in partnership with the University of Geneva.
Many other organisations and businesses choose Les Pensières to organise their scientific or humanitarian meetings, such as the Grenoble and Lyon CHUs, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Sanofi Pasteur, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the European Foundations Centre…