Developing research for a sustainable nuclear industry and alternative energies


Be on the agenda

PhD defense of Sophie HERR

from the LSFC team and on the following topic:
"Acoustic cavitation contribution to the depollution by leaching of vermiculite contaminated with Cs, Ni or Zn".

Defense scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2023 at 9:30 am (ICSM Auditorium).

International School in Sonochemistry

The International School in Sonochemistry organised by the European Society of Sonochemistry and the GDR Cavitation will be held from 7 to 9 June 2023 at ICSM.

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Balard Chemistry Conferences 2023

The Balard Chemistry Conferences 2023, on the theme "From Molecule to Material", will take place from June 13 to 16, 2023 at the ENSCM (Montpellier, France).

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ECIS International Summer School

The ECIS International Summer School will be held from August 28 to September 1, 2023 at ICSM.

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Internships, PhD and Postdoc 2023

For 2023, ICSM is offering several internships, Ph.D. and postdocs. To learn more, click here.


Ion Separation using supra-Molecular self-assembled colloids Laboratory (LTSM)

The main objective of LTSM is to lead fundamental research based on the understanding and control of the chemical and physical phenomena that influence the ion separation conditioned by self-assembled molecular systems.


Electronic microscope

Two SEM and a TEM are available at ICSM

The Institute for Separation Chemistry in Marcoule (ICSM)

Created in January 2007, the Marcoule Institute in Separation Chemistry (ICSM) is a Joint Research Unit (UMR 5257) between the the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the University of Montpellier (UM) and the National Graduate School of Chemistry in Montpellier (ENSCM). ICSM is composed of 8 research teams or laboratories working in close collaboration (see the 2017-2020 scientific report, pdf) format).

Credit:University Montpellier

It is also attached to the Balard chemistry cluster, which brings together the four Montpellier chemistry institutes, including the Institut Européen des Membranes (IEM), the Institut Charles Gerhardt de Montpellier (ICGM) and the Institut des Biomolécules Max Mousseron (IBMM).

Integrated into the MUSE chemistry cluster and the Institute of Sciences and Technologies for a Circular Economy of Low-Carbon Energies (ISEC) of the CEA's Energy Direction (CEA/DES), the ICSM aims to develop fundamental research whose main objective is to "propose choices" for the development of separative chemistry processes applied to the field of decarbonized energies, by integrating the challenges of a sustainable nuclear energy and the circular economy.