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The Thomas Jefferson Fund 2018 Call for Proposals

The Thomas Jefferson Fund is now accepting applications! Deadline is March 12th, 2018 Created by the Embassy of France in the United States and the FACE Foundation, the Thomas Jefferson Fund supports cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers, and foster forward-looking collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges. Each …

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Two new Associate Teams and three renewed teams with California Universities – Update: A third project joins Inria@SiliconValley!

Inria is glad to announce the selection of 2 new Associate Teams with California partners (University of California, Irvine and the RAND Corporation ) as part of the 2018 Inria Associated Team call.  In addition, three teams that were created in 2015 (Meta&Co , formerly MetaMRI, GeomStats (both with Stanford University) and REALMS (with UC Berkeley) have …

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Interview: Christine Morin, Inria’s newly appointed Director of European and International Partnerships

The new head of the Department of European and International Partnerships (DPEI), appointed on 1 February, Christine Morin has worked at the Inria Rennes-Bretagne Atlantique Research Centre since 1991. From 2010, she was head of the Myriads team (a joint project team between Inria, Université de Rennes 1, INSA Rennes, the CNRS and ENS Rennes …

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NETVA 2018 edition (New Technology Venture Accelerator) in partnership with Inria

Inria partners with the NETVA mentoring program so as to promote the participation of Inria startups. (see interview of 2017 laureate Arnaud Laprévote, CEO of Lybero.net and Gilles Fedak, co-founder of iEx.ce at the end of the article) Created in 2010 by the Office for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States, …

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Focus on a joint research project: LEGO

  LEGO (Since 2016) LEarning GOod representations for natural language processing     Principal Investigators:  Aurélien Bellet, MAGNET project-team, Inria Lille Fei Sha, University of Southern California, Dpt of Computer Science (formerly with TEDS,UCLA) Research objectives: LEGO lies in the intersection of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP). Its goal is to address the following challenges: what are the …

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Job opportunities at Inria: PhDs, Starting and Advanced Research Positions 2018

Are you interested in joining Inria? Do you want to become a researcher, engineer or assist research work at the Institute? Every year, Inria recruits new staff for its research teams through various recruitment procedures.   Inria hires in 2018 starting and experienced research scientists for three-year contracts: About Advanced research positions About Starting research positions Inria also …

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French-American Doctoral Exchange Seminar (FADEx) 2018: Artificial Intelligence – Apply now!

The Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States opens the call for application for FADEx 2018!   Presentation The French-American Doctoral Exchange (FADEx) program encourages scientific exchanges between American and French Ph.D. students working in the same scientific field through a week-long program organized in France. By doing so, it …

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NETVA 2017: 2 “made in Inria” start-ups (Lybero.net and iExec) took off for the United States!

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.   For the 2017 edition …

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Retrospective: Inria@SiliconValley in 2017

As we are about to enter 2018 with a renewed will to continue strengthening Inria’s collaboration with California partners, let’s have a look on the events that made 2017 yet an another exciting year for Inria@SiliconValley!    

Focus on a joint research project: LargeBrainNets

LargeBrainNets (Since 2016) Characterizing Large-scale Brain Networks Using Novel Computational Methods for dMRI and fMRI-based Connectivity Principal Investigators:  Demian Wassermann, PARIETAL project-team, Inria Saclay (formerly ATHENA project team, Inria Sophia Antipolis) Vinod Menon,  Stanford Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience Laboratory Research objectives: The major goal of this project is to develop and validate sophisticated computational tools for identifying …

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