ALGADE, radioactive measurements specialist

Radiation protection Instrumentation Analysis Training

Part of the CARSO group, ALGADE is at your disposal to meet your requirements, with efficient staff at your service in the field of detection and measure of radioactivity.

Our services include: Radiation protection expertise and inspections, Instruments for radon measurement and aerosol sampling, Analysis of samples of all kinds in our COFRAC accredited laboratories and Knowledge transfer through recognised and adequate training.

Let us be your guide, and do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.

Areas of activity

ALGADE: serving industries, hospitals, dentists, local authorities and private individuals.

Diagnosis, advice, surveys, radiation protection inspections and monitoring of radioactivity

Diagnostics, conseils, études, contrôles en radioprotection et mesures de la radioactivité

Design, manufacture, sale, maintenance and inspection of aerosol samplers and radon monitoring apparatus

Radiological analysis of solid and liquid samples, filter deposits, sediments, fauna and flora, in our COFRAC accredited laboratories

Specialised training in radiation protection, particularly in the fields of radon, natural radioactivity, hospitals




Some of our customers, they trust in our expertise:

Our financial partners:
Conseil Régional du Limousin


A workforce of 60 people including 15 engineers spread over three sites in France:

Our partners and distributors worldwide:



  • 1949 : the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) creates for the first time a department for radioprotection in uranium mines.
  • 1985 : this department becomes the Mine Centre for RadioProtection (CRPM) within COGEMA (now AREVA)
  • 1993 : ALGADE is established, bringing together the mine radioprotection teams of the French Atomic Energy Commission, boasting nearly 50 years experience in the field of radon measurement and monitoring of all hazards caused by natural radioactivity.
  • 2001 : ALGADE becomes part of the CARSO group, leader in France in analytical services for the quality of the environment.