The Institut Pasteur

The Institut Pasteur is a private, non-profit foundation. Its mission is to help prevent and treat diseases, mainly those of infectious origin, through research, teaching, and public health initiatives.

Our history

Chance favors invention only for minds prepared for discoveries by patient study and persevering efforts.

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Our governance

With an effective management policy and successful response strategy, the Management, Board of Directors and General Meeting
board provide the impetus for the Institut Pasteur’s research.

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Board of Directors

Through its proceedings, the Board of Directors settles Institut Pasteur matters. Its 21 members meet at least four times a year and attend the proceedings of the General Meeting but do not take part in voting.

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General Meeting

The General Meeting approves the Board of Directors’ Annual Report on Institut Pasteur activity, elects 16 members to the Board of Directors and votes on changes to the articles of association upon proposal by the Board of Directors.

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Scientific Council

The Scientific Council advises the President of the Institut Pasteur and the Board of Directors on all issues relating to scientific policy, organization, and research and teaching programs. The Council is consulted on all research and teaching unit creation, closure and merging decisions.

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 Management 

The Management team sets the overall strategy for the Institut Pasteur. The team is supported in its task by the Scientific Council and the Executive Board to ensure achievement of the strategic goals and objectives set.

 

Our engagements

Sustainable development

Sustainable development

Since 2010, "Campus Vert" activities have been gathering momentum at the Institut Pasteur in a bid to create more awareness about environmental issues and implement projects.

  • Ethics

  • United Nations Global Compactt

  • Greenhouse gas emissions assessment

  • Neighbors Area

  • Social and Environmental Report

 

Conference Center

The Institut Pasteur is a research center of international renown ideally located in the very heart of Paris. Each year the institute hosts a multitude of scientific and medical conferences and meetings as well as events on a variety of themes.

Centre de conference
 

Our museum

Musée de l'Institut Pasteur

Visit the Pasteur Museum, a place of remembrance that first opened to the public at the Institut Pasteur in 1936. The Museum harbors the memory of the life and work of Louis Pasteur in the spacious apartment he occupied during the final seven years of his life.

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2015 Activity Report

In addition to a full financial review (only available in French), the Institut Pasteur Activity Report includes a summary of research findings and scientific breakthroughs and general highlights of the past year.

 
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