Archive for 2020

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COVID-19 Crisis -  Accelerating the digital transformation: for a more agile and less dependent France

The NATF notes the leap forward in the use of digital technologies as a result of containment. It has examined the question of platforms that promote and multiply this use, particularly in the fields of health, education, agriculture and work organization. The NATF identifies the current limitations and makes recommendations aimed at lifting these limitations while ensuring independence and sovereignty of France.

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Advisory note from the National Academy of Technologies of France on the presence and activity of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

In an advisory note, the National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) considers it important to advance knowledge on the evolution, removal, inactivation and transfer of viruses in wastewater and their transfer to the environment, and in particular on SARS-CoV-2, in order to adapt strategies for disinfection and the use of treated wastewater. It stresses that such research will contribute to the understanding of the current pandemic and future epidemics and their progression.