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The problem Colisweb submitted to the Inocs team at Inria Lille - Nord Europe was a complex one.The aim was to work out the schedule for a fleet of delivery vehicles in advance - and without knowing their workload -so that the company could offer instant deliveries at no extra cost.
On November 12, Axelle Lemaire, the Secretary of State for digital content announced that the French Tech label would be awarded to nine cities, including Lille. David Simplot-Ryl, Director of Inria Lille – Nord Europe, reflects on this announcement, which is a symbol of French digital vitality.
Today some French cities where Inria’s research centres are based have been awarded the “French Tech” label. Antoine Petit, Inria’s Chairman and CEO asserts the institute’s commitment to the dynamic development of French innovation.
Human Computer Interaction
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.
The start-up Axellience, a spin-off from the Inria Lille Nord - Europe Research Centre, is the prize winner of the national competition for assistance in the creation of innovative businesses and technologies.
- Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center
- 14th national competition for assistance in the creation of innovative businesses
Just ten years ago, Manuel Davy, co-founder of the Sequel team from the Inria Lille - Nord Europe research centre, launched his start-up: Vekia At the time the small company, specialised in machine learning, proposed consulting services to the major retail groups in the Lille region. Today, Vekia is developing a supply chain solution for stock management. It employs approximately 50 people, works with around 20 major retail groups and, in 2017, raised 12 million Euros in order to expand.
Inria is sponsoring the Belgo-French Start-up Weekend from September 14 to September 16. Ten scientists of Inria Lille - Nord Europe center will participate to this event which promotes start-up creation.
The Makitoo start-up offers developers a solution to eliminate bugs from their applications or software. Behind this promising company are two engineers and a researcher, who have succeeded in transforming a research project into an innovative product.
Ten PhD students and engineers from the Inria Lille - Nord Europe centre took part in the Belgo-French Start-up Weekend which took place from 14-16 September 2018 at the CCI Grand Lille. This edition of the Start-up Weekend furthers Franco-Belgian relations by welcoming participants, jury members and companies from France and Belgium. A wonderful collaboration to mark our relationship with Belgium. Students from École Centrale Lille and the EDHEC business school were also present.
The Inria Lille - Nord Europe centre's Technology Transfer, Innovation and Partnerships department (STIP) encourages the creation of start-ups by raising awareness among, and providing support to, scientists wishing to venture into entrepreneurship. Laurie Barbarin has been exclusively in charge of this mission since October 2017. Lille is the first Inria centre to have set up a post dedicated to this support.
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