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Automatic decision-making tools: risks and opportunities for our companies

SCM Grenoble - 25/06/2019

An interview with Claude Castelluccia and Daniel Le Métayer (Inria - PRIVATICS) on the report that they recently presented to the European Parliament (at the request of the STOA - Science and Technology Options Assessment) on the risks and opportunities involved with decision support algorithms.
The work carried out by our two researchers is also set against the backdrop of the recent launch of the 3IA Institutes in France, and the desire on the part of the French government to strengthen initiatives within the “AI for humanity” programme.




FUTUR.E.S : what protection for our health data?

F. Polge-Cohen - 11/06/2019

The 10th edition of Futur.e.s will be held at the Mobilier National - Galeries des Gobelins from 13 to 14 June 2019. The first European festival of digital and sustainable innovation, Futur.e.s gives visitors the opportunity to explore different possible futures together and to give expression to digital plurality.
Cédric Lauradoux, an Inria researcher with the Privatics team, will be taking part in a round table entitled “Will there be a Cambridge Analytica for our health data ?”



© Inria / Photo C. Morel


Discover the CASH project team

F. Polge-Cohen - 21/05/2019

The Inria CASH project team, jointly with the Claude Bernard University (Lyon 1), the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and the CNRS, was created on June 1, 2019. Meeting with Matthieu Moy, head of this team.




Inria start-ups at Viva Technology 2019

F. Polge-Cohen - 15/05/2019

VivaTech has become an unmissable date on the calendar for start-ups and innovation. The 4th edition of the event is set to be held from 16 to 18 May 2019 at Porte de Versailles in Paris.
The 2018 edition brought together more than 100,000 visitors and 9,000 start-ups. There will be 1,500 exhibitor start-ups at this year’s event, including some from Inria.
Here, we take a closer look at Anatascope and Iexec, two start-ups that began life within the Inria Grenoble Rhône-Alpes centre.




The Internet of Things: Stackilab and Thoth on demonstration at SIDO

Citizen Press - 25/03/2019

Inria is set to participate at SIDO 2019, which will be held in Lyon on 10th and 11th April. This will be the fifth edition of the event showcasing the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and robotics. Two teams from Inria Grenoble Rhône-Alpes will be making demonstrations involving ongoing projects. 



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Partnership launched between Empowered Startups France and Inria Grenoble Rhône-Alpes in the field of start-up incubators

Pauline Tardy-Galliard - 15/03/2019

With the goal of strengthening Inria’s commitment to promoting technology transfer in the interests of innovation, this partnership will make it easier for Inria researchers to link up with projects from internet start-ups supported by Empowered Startups France, an incubator that specialises in launching innovative, transnational start-ups.



Close-up of a plant © Inria / Photo C. Morel


A “Mosaic” of expertise used to decipher morphogenesis

Citizen Press - 12/02/2019

Initially set up in January 2018, the Mosaic team works hand in hand with teams of biologists in an attempt to develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of the development of living organisms.



Illustration barrage hydroélectrique © Raphaël Biscaldi / Unsplash

Natural disasters

When statistics help to predict disasters

Citizen Press - 14/12/2018

In Grenoble, Inria researchers from the Mistis team are working with EDF R&D on improving statistical methods capable of predicting the scale of extreme weather events. This work will ultimately enable a more effective sizing of the defences of hydraulic dams, nuclear plants and other electrical installations against natural risks... It could also contribute to other challenges of the future, such as the reliability of autonomous cars.



nuage de mots © JY Courtonne


AF Filières : a tool for understanding different biomass industries

Citizen Press - 24/10/2018

Jean-Yves Courtonne is a post-doc working with the STEEP team, and has been coordinating the AF Filières research project since September 2017. The project is run in partnership with the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Énergie Environnement agency, and focuses on flow analysis in biomass industries, chiefly timber and wood biomass, with the aim of guiding policy-makers in choosing and evaluating eco-transition strategies. Find out more below.



Introduction journée industrialisation logicielle Introduction - Software industrialization day - June 28th, 2018 - Service Communication et Médiation


A look back at the "Succeeding with software industrialisation: Challenges and good practices" event

Pauline Tardy-Galliard - 19/07/2018

On Thursday 28 June, 140 people had the opportunity to discuss software industrialisation good practices.