Inria, the French National Research Institute for Computer Science, describes the missions of its Foundation and announces the appointment of Isabel Marey Semper as an external board member.
Inria Awards 2018
Lets's discover the men and women who contribute to innovative computer science and mathematics and drive the development of our digital world. The Inria Awards also underline the contributions of research and innovation support teams who play a significant part in the efficiency and successes of Inria. The 2018 winners are honoured on December 18, 2018 at a ceremony dedicated to them at the Collège de France.
News about digital sciences were rich this year. Once again, our researchers have worked to meet the scientific, industrial and societal challenges by increasing the impact of their research: artificial intelligence, interdisciplinary, partnerships with large groups and SMEs, researcher awards, software development, start-up creation... (Re)discover the highlights of the year.
Biomedicine & Digital
Biomedical engineers at Duke University, in collaboration with Inria and the Institut Pasteur (Paris), have shown experimentally that there is more than one flavor of antibiotic resistance and that it could -- and should -- be taken advantage of to keep first-line antibiotics in our medical arsenal.
Creating sensor networks that can provide farmers with complete, real-time and cost-effective information on weather conditions in their fields, even in areas without the Internet of Things, is the aim of the thesis Brandon Foubert has just started at the Inria Lille - Nord Europe research center in collaboration with Sencrop.
This year, Inria will again be a partner of the Paris Open Source Summit , the biggest event in Europe for open source, free software, and open digital technology. With our involvement and commitment to free software and open science, the institute considers open source to be an important vehicle for transferring scientific research to the socio-economic world, but also an essential support tool for access to training and open science.
As part of the AI for Humanity Plan, Inria was commissioned to coordinate the research component of the national AI program. Bruno Sportisse has just appointed Bertrand Braunschweig as director of this mission.
The first scheme of its kind in France, the BART (Blockchain Advanced Research & Technologies) research collective, which brings together the Inria institute, the Télécom ParisTech and Télécom SudParis engineering schools and the SystemX technological research institute, has just launched its own website!
- IRT SystemX
- Telecom ParisTech
- Telecom ParisSud
- Inria Saclay - Île-de-France
- Daniel Augot
- Jean-Daniel Fekete
To make France a global leader in artificial intelligence, while reconciling ‘performance and humanity’: that was the ambitious goal set by the French President in March. The AI for Humanity strategy, developed on the basis of the report prepared by French Deputy Cédric Villani, relies extensively on research and innovation to spearhead the development of AI. Inria will be coordinator of the research side of the plan.
Established in Bordeaux since September 2017, Ubisoft wishes to develop its offering by collaborating with academic stakeholders in the region. Supported by the Nouvelle-Aquitaine regional authority, Ubisoft has just signed a four-year research project, called "projet KIWI", with the Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest research centre, CATIE (Aquitaine Centre for Information and Electronic Technologies), the Angoulême office of CNAM-Cedric (Centre for Study and Research in Computer Science) and the LaBRI (Bordeaux Computer Science Research Laboratory). The aim of this collaboration is to address technological challenges in a group of areas linked to the automation of interactive simulations that evolve in real time and the analysis of the players and their behaviour.
Inria Research Centers
- Laura Grigori (Alpines) winner of an ERC Synergy grant
- The unexpected avenues of technology transfer with Matrix Lead
- Mastering Non-Functional Properties of Software: Energy, Time, Security
- François Baccelli, winner of an ERC Advanced Grant
- Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate George Drettakis
- Guillaume Prunier appointed Deputy CEO for Administration
- Stéphane Cotin is awarded the Inria – French Académie des Sciences – Dassault Systèmes Innovation Award
- SPINSTIM: A new collaboration between a joint Inria/LIRMM team and the start-up NEURINNOV
- Towards a neuroscience of active sampling and curiosity - Nature Reviews Neuroscience
- Bruno Lévy, director of Inria Nancy - Grand Est reseach centre