8th of March in Lille
International Women's Day is celebrated since 1977. This event follows from protests for women's rights in the early 20th century. On the occasion of this day, rediscover women who work daily in the environment and field of computational science.
Length of hospitalization, care protocols, examination results, and transfer of records between doctors...French hospitals generate a significant amount of data. Knowing how to process and analyze them could enable an optimization of the patients' care. This is precisely the aim of the ANR ClinMine project, in which, notably, members of the Modal 1 project team from the Inria Lille - Nord Europe center have taken part.
Gang Zheng, a researcher with the Defrost* project team at the Inria Lille center, is one of the winners of the Université de Lille Nord Europe's I-SITE EXPAND 2017 call for projects. His soft robotics projects is among the eight EXPAND projects financed to up to €200k (including the recruitment of a PhD student). These calls for projects were launched with the support of the MEL (Métropole Européenne de Lille) and the collaboration of SATT Nord, the French technology transfer accelerator company.
The blockchain is one of the emerging technologies. It could revolutionize several sectors of the economy, starting with the banking and insurance sectors. The Utocat start-up, pioneer and expert in this field, has called on Inria in order for make advances in applied research with regard to this cutting-edge technology. A fruitful partnership, even if it was not a foregone conclusion.
Relive 2017 through the events that have marked Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center. Partnerships, best papers, scientific events or portraits of researchers, let's see the striking facts of our center.
Isabelle Herlin, Director of the Inria Lille-Nord Europe Center, was made a knight of the order of Merit (chevalier de l'ordre du Mérite) in November 2017.
- Ordre du mérite
- Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center
- Isabelle Herlin
- French Tech
Christophe Biernacki has been the new Head of Science at the Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre since last June.A statistician at the head of the Modal* project team since 2010 and previously assistant to the former Head of Science, he was the natural choice for this position.Aware of the steadily growing importance of digital science for both research and society, he is keen to take the helm of the centre at a turning point in its existence.
Calls for projects
On 25th September 2017, the I-SITE programme of the University of Lille Nord-Europe (ULNE) launched the first phase of its call for projects. Inria is one of the founder members of this ambitious project.