The International Institute of Refrigeration is an independent and intergovernmental organization created in 1908 whose head office is located in Paris. Its main mission is the dissemination and production of scientific and technical knowledge relating to cold. Via its website and its productions, the IIR is aimed in French and English at a specialized international audience from academic research and business (experts, researchers, teachers, students, engineers, technicians, etc.) , political decision-makers and civil society (associations, media, “enlightened” public, etc.).