EIT ICT Labs
After a first successful round last spring, the EU wide contest for innovative start-ups, IDEA Challenge, is back and open from September the 1st to September the 30th. 12 new start-ups will be rewarded by EIT ICT Labs in 4 innovation areas: Cyber Security and Privacy, Internet of Things, Urban Life and Mobility, Smart Energy Systems.
Awards and distinctions
On 23 June, Valérie Issarny was made a Knight of France's Legion of Honour for her contribution to Higher Education and Research. Antoine Petit, Deputy Managing Director of INRIA, presented her with the insignia in recognition of the impact she has had in her scientific field.
We met with Nikolaos Georgantas, leader of the new MiMove team since 1 July 2014.
Northern European associate teams
Links team (joint with Lille 1 University and Lille 3 University*) from Inria Lille - Nord Europe and The Database Group of the Computer science department of Oxford University, created the associate team Integrated linked data.
The 41st edition of the International SIGGRAPH conference meets from 10 to 14 August in Vancouver, Canada. Thousands of researchers and industrialists from computer graphics and interactive techniques domains present their latest advances for special effects in movies, video games production or interaction techniques. On this occasion the Imagine, Maverick and Prima Inria teams present their recent research results and software developments in modeling light effects, animation of drawings and video compositing.
- Boost Your Code
- SIGGRAPH 2014
- Light modeling
- Vector graphics
Siggraph is the leading event in the computer graphics and graphics programming world. This year’s conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada from 10 to 14 August.
Last month, the Mint project team (joint with the French National Centre for Scientific Research and the Université Lille 1*) welcomed secondary school pupils and lecturers from the Lycée Baggio in Lille into its laboratory. This meeting was organised by Jonathan Aceituno, a PhD student in the team, and was an opportunity for students to discover the world of research in digital science.
- Education in digital technologies
- Popular science initiatives
- Scientific mediation at school
Inria Research Centers
- 2014 competitive selections: acceptance results
- Senior researcher: list of acceptable applicants
- Young experienced scientists: list of acceptable applicants
- François Baccelli Wins the 2014 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award
- Florian Simatos Wins 2014 ACM SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award
- Young Graduate Scientists: acceptability
- Starting and Advanced Research Positions: Results of the interviews
- ERCIM Alain Bensoussan - 2nd round call 2014-2015
- Prix SIGPLAN Achievement Award & Most Influential ICFP Paper Award
- Leslie Lamport honoured with the Turing Award