Three projects stemming from Inria have won awards as part of the national i-LAB competition - backed by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research (MENESR) and Bpifrance - whose aim is to identify and support French projects for the creation of innovative technology companies.
Supported by the scientific and technological services of the French embassies to the US and Canada, the NETVA programme (New Technology Venture Accelerator) helps young French businesses to find their feet across the Atlantic by introducing them to the contacts and resources they need to penetrate the North American market.
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.
Antescofo, start-up from the Mutant research team (Inria Paris) is part of the 20 Midemlab finalists 2016
Midemlab is part of the Midem music industry tradeshow, which takes place in Cannes, France from 3-6 June 2016.
Transfert - Start-up
Christophe Morvan - a scientist with the Sumo research team at the INRIA Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique research centre - and his two partners are preparing to launch Open Agora, a startup that designs innovative computer-aided decision-making software.
Digital Technologies Award
The 18th ceremony of the Prix des Technologies Numériques was held on Tuesday 12 April at 6:30 p.m. at the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, sponsored and attended by Axelle Lemaire, Secretary of State for Digital Affairs. Safety Line was nominated for the digital innovation award for its joint work with the COMMANDS team from Inria Saclay - Île-de-France research centre.
A software meant to ascertain the pose of an object with respect to a camera, Sinatrack can help autonomous vision-guided robots to perform navigation and manipulation tasks. As such, this technology is of particular interest to aeronautics and aereospace where a surprising variety of applications are being considered.
Born at Inria research center in Rennes, Brittany, France, circa 2009, OpenViBE has become a leading open source software for Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) and neuroscience research. A spin-off of the institute owning an exclusive license of the software for commercial applications, Mensia Technologies markets this technology through its own line of products as well as services to other vendors or neurotherapists. The company and the scientists are now starting a joint effort to make the software medically certifiable, thus easing the future certification of OpenViBE-based applications created by third parties.
- Mensia Technologies
- Inria Innovation Lab
- INRIA Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique
- Anatole Lecuyer
The French government is supporting the OpenPaas::NG project under the Investments for the Future Programme, to the tune of a total of €10.7M. Funded by Bpifrance and led by Linagora, this project in partnership with the COAST project team in respect of the research element seeks to provide a holistic solution for a new-generation virtual office for businesses and public administration offices.
The start-up iQSpot, which was created in 2015 at the Inria-Bordeaux research centre and specialises in energy savings, has just raised 300,000 Euros in seed funding from IT-Translation.