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Last update: May 2021

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Human resources at U3E

Our experimentation unit has a staff of around 30. About 15 are permanent INRA staff (1/4 with ingénieur diplomas, 3/4 with technicien qualifications); six tenured staff are on secondment from one or other of our partners; the rest are on short-term contracts.



Didier Azam, Director

Tel.: +33 2 23 48 54 47

Frédéric Marchand

Frédéric Marchand, Deputy director

Tel.: +33 2 23 48 57 86


Marie-Thérèse Delaroche, Manager

Tel.: +33 2 23 48 54 41

Gervaise Février, Manager

Tel.: +33 2 23 48 57 25

Jessica Vincent, Manager

Tel.: +33 2 23 48 54 48

Research programme support 

At present some 20 tenured staff, assisted by staff on short-term contracts, are working on research projects.


PEARL experimentation facility

Antoine Gallard • Team leader
Bernard Joseph    
Maïra Coke
Philippe Knapen
Yoann Bennevault

Site atelier de l’Oir

Frédéric Marchand • Site head
Julien Tremblay
Richard Delanoë
Jean-Pierre Destouches

Site atelier du Scorff

Nicolas Jeannot • Site head
Yoann Guilloux
Marie-Claude Nicolas

Site atelier de la Bresle

Quentin Josset • Site head
Jérôme Lentieul  
Tony Maquet

Migratory Fish hub

Laurent Beaulaton  

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