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Charlotte Renauld - 12/04/2016

Safety Line 2016 finalist in French 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.

In late March, following six months of selection, the jury of the Prix des Technologies Numériques 2016 revealed the six start-up finalists for this year: Safety Line, Clustree and Smart me up for the Prix de l’Innovation 2016, Imedipac, Jooxter and PIQ for the Prix de l’Objet Connecté (connected object award) 2016.

Out of these finalists, Clustree was awarded the Prix de l’Innovation 2016 and PIQ won the Prix de l’Objet Connecté 2016.

Télécom ParisTech and its association of graduates, Télécom ParisTech alumni, reward participants and projects that have significantly influenced the world of technology and information and contributed to their development. Born of a dynamic shared by Télécom ParisTech and its alumni association, this award continues to be a success year after year. Its ceremony has become one of the major events of the industry, attracting nearly 300 leading figures and adjudicators.

In March this year, the partnership between Safety Line and the COMMANDS research team from Inria Saclay – Île-de-France resulted in the creation of an Inria Innovation Lab. Dubbed OSCAR (OptimiSation of Consumption for AiRplanes) and established for a period of three years, this joint laboratory aims to improve development of the product OptiClimb and provide airlines with flight scheduling and operational performance management software. Benefits for the industry include optimizing fuel consumption and reducing CO2 emissions.
Founder and CEO: Pierre Jouniaux    

Keywords: OptiClimb Commands Safety Line INRIA Saclay - Île-de-France Prix des Technologies Numériques