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The ICR Institute for Radical Chemistry (UMR7273) is a Joint Research Unit with the University of Aix-Marseille and the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) as trustees. Created on January 1, 2012, the ICR is attached to the CNRS Institute of Chemistry (INC). From a scientific point of view The creation of the UMR results from a strong desire to combine the complementary skills of research teams specializing in radical chemistry and to combine the expertise of two teams, focused on methods modeling (MQ and MM) and molecular or macromolecular characterization respectively.

In general way, the objective of the Unit is twofold and consists of::

  • Explore, control and use the reactivity of free radical species in chemical or biological processes.
  • Create stable news radical species for targeted applications.

More particularly, the Institute of Radical Chemistry is structured into 7 research teams whose research activities are located at the interfaces of radical chemistry, and organic synthesis, materials or even biology. Six teams namely CMO, CROPS, SACS, SMBSO, SRPEP are located on the campus of Saint-Jérôme, Av. Normandie Niemen, 13397 Marseille Cedex 20 and a team namely PCR is based in the premises of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Marseille, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 MARSEILLE Cedex 05.

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The unit is structured into seven research teams and its governance is organized into three levels: the management, the scientific council and the council of the Unit.
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Today the Institute of Radical Chemistry has 128 people including 80 permanent members and 48 no permanent

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