New year, new future: the creating the public interest group (GIP) CASD was published in the official journal of 29 December 2018.

The CASD is therefore now a group composed of INSEE, GENES, CNRS, École Polytechnique and HEC Paris.

This change in legal status will enable the CASD to sustain the service, develop research services, gradually upgrade its technology to the private sector and do its utmost to ensure cost control for researchers.