Category: News

Dec 21 2017

NETVA 2017: 2 “made in Inria” start-ups (Lybero.net and iEx.ec) 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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Dec 21 2017

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!    

Dec 21 2017

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 …

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Dec 21 2017

1967-2017: Inria celebrated its 50th anniversary!

In 2017 Inria celebrated its 50th anniversary. While remembering all the men and women who, from 1967 to 2017, have made Inria what it is, we shall also be looking ahead to what the future may bring. Inria wants to take the opportunity afforded by this anniversary to think about the digital world in which …

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Oct 25 2017

France Berkeley Fund 2018 call is now open!

France-Berkeley Fund – 2018 Call for Projects The France Berkeley Fund (FBF) was established in 1993 as a partnership between theFrench Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and the University of California at Berkeley, the France-Berkeley Fund promotes scholarly exchange in all disciplines between UC Berkeley and all research centers and public institutions of …

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Oct 16 2017

Xavier Pennec elected Fellow of the MICCAI scientific society

Xavier Pennec, Senior researcher at Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée centre, and co-leader of the Inria@SiliconValley associate team Geomstat with Stanford University, has been elected as a Fellow of the MICCAI scientific society for “pioneering theoretical contributions grounding the field of computational anatomy, shape statistics and medical image computing”. He is the second scientist from the Inria Asclepios project-team …

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Oct 16 2017

Open call for STEM Chateaubriand fellowships (2018)

STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathamatics & Biology-Health) 2018-2019 The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health (STEM) for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. The STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship program targets outstanding Ph.D. students enrolled in an American university (U.S. citizenship …

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Oct 16 2017

Margaret Koehler, PhD student from Stanford, awarded Chateaubriand fellowship for a 6-month internship in the DEFROST Inria Team

Margaret Koehler is a PhD student from the Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine (CHARM) Lab, Stanford University, led by Allison Okamura. Margaret was awarded a Chateaubriand Fellowship from the Embassy of France in the US in partnership with Inria to conduct a 6-month research internship in the DEFROST Inria Team in Lille.  The Chateaubriand Fellowship …

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Oct 13 2017

Interview: Jack Fuchs, lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Stanford University, was invited to give a 2-day seminar at Inria.

Jack Fuchs is a CFO, Entrepreneur, Mentor and Investor, who also teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford University in the graduate engineering school. He was invited by Eric Horlait, Inria’s Deputy CEO for Transfer and Industrial Partnership, to give a 2-day seminar in Paris to share his knowledge and experience with Inria’s Technology and Transfer Officers. We asked …

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Oct 11 2017

Focus on a joint research project: STATWEB

STATWEB (2011-13) Fast statistical analysis of web data via sparse learning Principal Investigators:  Dr. Francis Bach, SIERRA project-team, Inria Paris Rocquencourt Prof. Laurent El Ghaoui, University of California Berkeley Research objectives: STATWEB aims to provide web-based tools for the analysis and visualization of large corpora of text documents, with a focus on databases of news …

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