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Retrospective 2017

3/01/2018

Rediscover the milestones of the center

© Inria / Photo C. Dupont

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 appointed director of the Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center 

Isabelle Herlin © Inria / Photo G. Scagnelli

March 10, 2017

Inria Chairman and CEO Antoine Petit named Isabelle Herlin director of the Inria Lille – Nord Europe research center effective 1 March 2017. Previously director of research at Inria, Isabelle Herlin now heads for the Lille–Nord Europe research center.

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Two years of InriaTech: technology transfer serving regional businesses

May 2, 2017

In its two years of existence, the InriaTech scheme that began in the Inria Lille - Nord Europe centre has already clocked up numerous successes. Its goal: to facilitate the balance between the results of the research carried out by the Inria project teams and the needs of the businesses. Contracts with SMEs, start-ups but also key accounts in the region - the approach is attracting an increasing number of companies.

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Christophe Biernacki, head of science at Inria Lille

Christophe Biernacki - © Inria / Photo Kaksonen

October 10, 2017

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.

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Grid'5000: large-scale computing experimentation

June 1, 2017

In Lille since 2005 and hosted by the Inria Lille – Nord Europe research centre since 1 March 2017, the Grid'5000 test bed offers scientists the opportunity to test their software concepts in real-world conditions, which include quite significant computing power and storage capacity.

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Lille by Inria, n°5 : la santé à l'ère du numérique

June 6, 2017

The 5th issue of the magazine Lille by Inria  came out! This magazine will make you discover the activites of our research center in the fields of digital sciences. This issue deals with health.

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Colinocs Inria Innovation Lab between Colisweb and the Inocs team

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June 12, 2017

The Inocs research team and the start-up Colisweb have just launched anInria Innovation Lab namedColinocs.The Inria Lille - Nord Europe centre is working closely together with innovative SMEs, through bilateral contracts and/or research framework contracts, called Inria Innovation Lab, by focusing on the R&D issue of an SME. 

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IEEE ICIOT 2017 best paper award for Fun and Spirals

July 5, 2017

Philippe Merle and Christophe Gourdin, members of Inria Spirals project-team and Nathalie Mitton, head of Fun project-team, received the IEE ICIOT 2017 best paper award for their joint publication"Mobile Cloud Robotics as a Service with OCCIware".

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Improving the aerodynamics of aircraft by controlling air flow 

Maxime Feingesicht and the representative model of an aircraft wing used in the wind tunnel of the Onera, Lille.

July 7, 2017

As part of the regional partnership CPER (state-region planning contract) ELSAT 2020, the ContrATech sub-program focuses on new technologies in flow control able to reduce consumption and improve flight aerodynamics. Maxime Feingesicht is doing his thesis (co-funded by the graduate engineering school École Centrale de Lille and the Hauts-de-France regional council) on control issues.

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Go Touch VR: virtual reality at your fingertips

September, 2017

Direction Lille and Grenoble and to Go Touch VR, where researchers in haptic technology turned entrepreneurs have developed a very simple solution in order to touch and manipulate virtual objects. Eric Vezzoli, co-founder and CEO of the start-up - and former member of the Mint project team at the Inria center in Lille - explains.

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I-SITE programme of the University of Lille Nord -Europe: first phase of calls for projects

October 3, 2017

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.

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Forum Numérique 2067

October 5, 2017

In 2017, Inria has celebrated its 50th anniversary! On October 5, 2017 we had the occasion to imagine, debate and share our points of view with experts from diverse backgrounds on the role of digital technology in our society in 2067.

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