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Technology transfer activities take a wide variety of forms: contractual collaborations with businesses, major groups or SMEs, or with other research establishments, the creation of joint teams or laboratories with industrial operators, participation in research and technological innovation networks, mobility of researchers in business, transfer of knowledge and intellectual property, business creation, software distribution, industrial partners clubs, participation in standardisation bodies in some fields, etc.
The creation of a technology company is an excellent way of converting research results into innovative economic activities.


Tookan, issued from the Prosecco research team and driven by Graham Steel.
This start-up company develops tools for security analysis of PKCS#11 compatible cryptographic devices such as Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) and smartcards.


Lixoft, issued from the Monolix project, is driven by Marc Lavielle (Popix research team) and Jérôme Kalifa (CEO).
This start-up company develops new algorithms and protocols to PK/PD modelling to improve speed and performance in pharmacology studies and drug development.


OCamlPro, driven by Frabrice Le Fessant.
This start-up company is providing a professionnal development environment for the Objective-Caml language (OCaml), and the associated support service, program verification and proffing.

Keywords: Saclay - Île-de-France Innovation Start-ups