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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. 



Spectrahedre Spectrahedre: place of positivity of the parameters of a symmetrical matrix beam. - Didier Henrion, LAAS/CNRS

A European training network

15 young researchers trained in new mathematical optimization techniques

Agnès Bessière - 18/03/2019

Coordinated by the Aromath research team headed by Bernard Mourrain (Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée), the POEMA project is a European (H2020) Training Network designed to go beyond traditional paradigms of Mathematical optimization by exploiting new advances in algebra and convex geometry.


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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.




Start & UP!

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.




EURASIP Fellow 2019


Josiane Zerubia and Rachid Deriche, INRIA research directors, have just been appointed EURASIP Fellow 2019.

The awards will be officially presented at the opening and award ceremony at EUSIPCO 2019, to be held in A Coruña, Spain, from 2 to 6 September 2019.



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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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Coq : practical aspects of type theory

Agnès Bessière - 9/11/2018

Yves Bertot, head of the Marelle team at the Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée research centre, present at the Campus Universitaire de Talence as part of the Collège de France courses given by Gérard Berry.

He has given a seminar, accompanied by Pierre Castéran, from LaBRI on December 13, 2018 on the Coq software, which won an "ACM Software System Award".


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L'Oréal - UNESCO Awards

Fanny Orlhac, receives a L'Oréal-UNESCO grant for Women in Science

Aline Brillu - 9/10/2018

Fanny Orlhac, a post-doctoral fellow in the Epione team at the Inria Center in Sophia Antipolis - Mediterranean, is working on a system that could improve cancer patients care. She is the winner of the L'Oréal-UNESCO Grant for Women in Science, which awards some thirty young women scientists each year.


Neuroimagerie computationnelle - Équipe-projet Athena Computational Neuroimaging - Athena Project Team - Inria / Photo C. Morel

Artificial Intelligence

The Côte d'Azur is a candidate to host an interdisciplinary institute of artificial intelligence (3IA)


The Côte d'Azur has one of the highest scientific densities in digital science and mathematics in France. Sophia Antipolis is the largest and oldest technology park in Europe with nearly 60% of the 36,000 employees from more than 60 nationalities involved in digital technologies. It is in this dual capacity that the academic actors of Nice-Sophia Antipolis are preparing an application for an interdisciplinary institute of artificial intelligence (3IA) initiated by the Université Côte d'Azur, the CNRS and Inria to respond to the first call of the "artificial intelligence" plan launched by Emmanuel Macron at the end of March following the submission of the Villani report.



Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award - Pervasive Health 2018

Agnès Bessière - 5/07/2018

Alexandra König (Stars Team) received a "Best paper award" for her paper "Telephone-based Dementia Screening I: Automated Semantic Verbal Fluency Assessment" à la conférence "Pervasive Health" in New York (United States).