Brain Awareness Week
Gaël Varoquaux, a brain image analysis researcher on the Parietal team, takes a look back at his career path and scientific studies for Brain Awareness Week, which will take place 10-16 March 2014.
Inria, CITRIS and PRIME strike a partnership to accelerate the development of ambitious research and experimentation initiatives on issues relating to urban centers. Mrs. Genevieve Fioraso, French Minister for Higher Education and Research, witnessed the signature of this Memorandum of Understanding. Researchers from Inria and CITRIS will expand their existing relationship and leverage PRIME’s network and programs on smart cities to lead this effort. The trio of experts will reach out to public and private organizations to expand the scope and implementation of their projects.
Nous avons rencontré Drédérique Clément, responsable de l'équipe Mycenae ( Multiscale d'YnamiCs in neuroENdocrine AxEs ) créée le 1er janvier 2014.
- Nouvelle équipe
- Paris - Rocquencourt
- Neuroendocrinologie mathématique
- Neurosciences mathématiques
University of Yaoundé I designated African Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technologies
The World Bank has designated Yaoundé University I a Centre of Excellence in Information and Communication Technologies (CETIC, in French). The school received academic support from the Association des Universités Africaines for its winning bid.
Valérie Issarny, Research Director at Inria's Paris-Rocquencourt research centre, was presented with her award at the French launch of the Horizon 2020 programme, which took place on Monday 16 December 2013.
Minister Fleur Pellerin presents La French Tech Initiative, label to rally the digital nation's ecosystems
On November 27 2013, at 6 pm, at Bercy, Fleur Pellerin, Minister of State responsible for Small and Medium Enterprises, Innovation, and the Digital Economy, alongside Louis Gallois, the French General Commissioner for Public Investment, officially presented theFrench Techinitiative, formerly known by its code nameQuartiers numériques(Digital Neighbourhoods).
The purpose of this initiative is to organise and highlight, in France and abroad, French digital ecosystems - both existing ones and those that need to be created - in order to encourage the growth of digital enterprises and help them become leaders worldwide.
Arts and Science
On 7 November, during the course of the ICT 2013 Conference, Inria Grenoble presented a novel artistic performance. This consisted of a concert divided between four different European cities and performed in Vilnius.
Hicham Badri (Geostat team) has been selected to present his work at the 2013 edition of the prestigious Siggraph Asia show (19-22 November).
All the staff from the Inria Bordeaux – Sud-Ouest research centre, as well as its academic, institutional and economic partners and Inria Chairman and CEO Michel Cosnard, came together on Tuesday 29 October 2013 to mark the passing of the baton from Jean Roman, who had served as acting Director since Isabelle Terrasse' s departure in June, to new Centre Director Monique Thonnat.
Collaborations with India
At the India-France Technology Summit in New Delhi, Inria will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Indian government's science and technology department (DST) to strengthen its joint programmes with local names from the digital world. Hélène Kirchner, Director of International Relations at Inria, explains the importance of these Franco-Indian programmes.
- Associated team
- IIT Rajasthan project
- Embedded systems
- High Performance Computing
- Big data