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The team

Based in Annecy (74), the unit acts as two things for research laboratories:
– an on-demand transport and logistics platform,
– a team of advisors for the transportation of dangerous goods.
To support these two main functions, the unit has several usual internal departments, sometimes less visible but without which nothing could run properly: an administration and finance department, an IT department, and management. To learn more about them:


The operations department: an “all-terrain” transportation and logistics platform

Ulisse’s logistical coordinators are recruited for their training and work experience in international business, transport and logistics. These multi-talented experts are officially certified in the various transport regulations… read more

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The Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor department (DGSA) and the national advisor

Many scientific goods handled in laboratories are classified as “dangerous” by transport regulations, which are often unknown to the general public. For this reason, the CNRS is required to have security advisors to help prevent risks for persons, goods and environment inherent to these activities.
They go on site… read more

Learn more: Dangerous Goods part of our website
Learn more: DGS regulation on Ministry of Transport website


The administration and finance department

Like all laboratories, Ulisse has its own administration and finance department, in charge of day-to-day operation (internal orders, missions, etc).
But the distinctive feature of our small managing team lies in the thousands of annual orders to government contract transportation and logistics service providers… read more


The IT department

Currently being upgraded, Ulisse’s IT department is a mirror of the unit: adapted and fully dedicated to the world of transportation… read more




In charge of transversal communication between the teams, the director pilots the business in close cooperation with the 4 department managers gathered into the steering committee, an essential body of communication exchange.
The director is the natural and preferred intermediary for internal CNRS partners: Alps regional delegation, headquarters functional direction among others, through the link with DGDR… read more

Learn more: Ulisse within the CNRS