National Reference Laboratory


National containment : SNES activities reduced


Due to national containment decision, we are forced to reduce our activities in order to comply with these instructions and […]


Participation in EU Network of GMO Laboratories


GEVES provides a GMO detection and quantification testing service for the French Ministry of Agriculture as part of their official […]


15th lab open days for seed quality testing


On 20-21 September, GEVES (SNES), National Reference Laboratory for seed quality evaluation in the framework of certification, is organising the […]


GEVES designated National Reference Laboratory for certification of seeds and propagating material


Arnaud Deltour, CEO of GEVES, Joël Léchappé, Director of the National Seed Testing Station (SNES), Thibaut Decourcelle, Head of Development […]

In view of the French government's lockdown measures relating to COVID-19, GEVES’s activities have been significantly altered and our staff are working from home wherever possible. GEVES is currently maintaining its official missions which cannot be deferred.

In order for us to meet your demand as efficiently as possible, please contact us by email rather than postal mail.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with your usual GEVES contact by email or send a message to

We hope you can get through this time as calmly as possibly. Stay healthy, and stay in touch.