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Jean-Daniel Boissonnat, a life of research dedicated to geometry

Mediathena (JFS) - 30/09/2019

On 5 and 6 September 2019, Inria Sophia-Antipolis is hosting a conference about geometry and computational topology. Jean-Daniel Boissonnat will be joined by numerous experts from this field, whose applications range from medical imaging to the printing industry and numerical simulation. Jean-Daniel is the Director of Research of the institute, and one of the pioneering researchers in this discipline.

Here is a look back at an extraordinary scientific career which this conference hopes to honour.

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Start & UP!

The start-up Therapixel raises €5m to improve breast cancer detection

A. Cortell - 18/03/2019

Specialising in Artificial Intelligence applied to medical imaging, Therapixel, an Inria spin-off based in Sophia Antipolis, has just raised 5 million euros in a Series A round (optimisation phase) in order to develop its artificial intelligence system used to help diagnose breast cancer. 

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inalve raises 1.6 million euros to industrialise production of microalgae used in livestock feeding

A. Cortell - 18/03/2019

Winner of the international Innovation 2030 competition, the young biotechnology start-up inalve enjoyed a successful fundraising round, giving the company the opportunity to set up its industrial pilot, initially targeted at fish farming, in the south of France. In the medium term, inalve is aiming to supply the entire agribusiness sector with the use of sustainable, innovative agriculture in the field of animal feed.

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denimbo, a new start-up for Inria that makes the development of applications for the IoT more accessible

A. Cortell - 25/02/2019

denimbo is a startup that develops software development tools for the Internet of Things and promotes the use of the Hop.js technology developed by the INDES team. The denimbo IoT Suite solution allows non-specialist developers to master agile development and changes to their business application from end to end, thanks to a homogeneous environment adapted to connected objects, cloud services and mobile phones.

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ActiveEon joins the Microsoft AI Factory program

ActiveEon a start-up from Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée joins the Microsoft AI Factory program

Agnès Cortell - 30/01/2019

The start-up ActiveEon, which is an open source solution provider for distributed and parallel computing to accelerate applications and virtualization, is among the 2019 promotion of companies entering the "Microsoft AI Factory" program, Microsoft's incubator at Station F

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11th meeting European Technology Transfert Offices Circle (TTO Circle)

22/06/2018

The 11th Plenary Meeting of the European Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) will take place at Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée Centre

To facilitate and support the development and cross-border networking of national knowledge transfer office networks and the work of existing pan-European networks, the Commission has launched an initiative that aims at enhancing collaboration on knowledge transfer among the TTOs (Technology Transfer Offices) of large European public research organisations - the "European TTO circle".

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European Research Council 2017

Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate George Drettakis

Anne Schneider - 12/04/2018

George Drettakis, Inria research director at the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre and head of the Grapdeco project-team, specialist in Computer Graphics, has just received the European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Advanced category for the FUNGRAPH proposal "A New Foundation for Computer Graphics with Inherent Uncertainty".

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European Research Council 2017

Meeting with ERC 2017 laureate Xavier Pennec

Anne Schneider - 11/04/2018

Xavier Pennec, Inria research director at the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre in the Epione team, has just received the European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Advanced category for the G-Statistics project "Foundations of Geometric Statistics and Their Application in the Life Sciences".

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David Simplot appointed Director of the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research centre

1/01/2018

David Simplot takes up his duties as head of the Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research centre as of January 1,2018. Appointed by Antoine Petit, CEO of Inria, he succeeds Gérard Giraudon.

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From biometrics to health care

Analysing facial expressions: from biometrics to health care

Stéphanie Salti - 15/12/2017

Antitza Dantcheva, researcher in the Stars team at the Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée centre, is a recipient of the ANR JCJC (Young researchers grant). She is currently working on concrete applications ranging from security to health care.

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