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Jun 07 2017

Coming up on June 8th: International Conference on Blockchain technologies for Cybersecurity & Social Impact

  This thursday, June 8th, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute will host the international conference on “Blockchain Technology for Cybersecurity & Social Impact” co-organized with Inria@SiliconValley #blockchainforgood New technologies often give rise to new digital practices that can both strengthen and erode trust, in networks and each other. The emerging system of blockchain technology offers …

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May 16 2017

June 8-9, 2017 – Inria@SiliconValley workshop in Berkeley: Program and Registration now available!

BIS’2017 – The Inria@SiliconValley workshop with California partners ** Registration is now open until June 1st: GO TO BIS’2017 REGISTRATION** Please note that attending the workshop is free for Inria and affiliate participants but registration is mandatory! The annual BIS workshop is part of the joint research program Inria@SiliconValley. It is co-organized by Inria and …

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May 05 2017

CITRIS-Inria APPCIVIST project wins “Chancellor’s award for public service” in collaboration with the city of Vallejo

The AppCivist project of the Social Apps Lab at CITRIS (Connected Communities Initiative) in partnership with Inria, has won the 2016-17 Chancellor’s Award for Public Service in the category of Campus-Community Partnership in collaboration with the City of Vallejo. All award recipients were honored at an awards ceremony and reception on May 2, 2017 in Krutch Theatre on the Clark Kerr campus …

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May 04 2017

Matthieu Lê: 2016 GBM Thesis Award for his research with the Asclepios team

The French Society for Biomedical Engineering (SFGBM) has just given its 2016 Thesis Research Award to Matthieu Lê for his thesis written under the direction of Nicholas Ayache and Hervé Delingette of the Asclepios team at Inria’s Sophia Antipolis-Méditerranée research centre. The Asclepios team is part of the Inria@SilivonValley associate team Geomstats with Stanford University. The …

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May 03 2017

UNESCO-Inria partnership : Preservation and sharing of Software Heritage

On April 3rd, 2017, Inria and UNESCO pledged their commitment to the preservation of the software heritage by signing a partnership around the Software Heritage project. UNESCO and Inria signed an agreement at the Organization’s headquarters to contribute to the preservation of the technological and scientific knowledge contained in software. This includes promoting universal access to …

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May 03 2017

Presenting Rajesh Gupta, Inria International Chair 2017

Inria, the French national institute for computer science and applied mathematics, has created a new International Chair and appointed American computer engineer Rajesh Gupta to the part-time position. Gupta is a professor and former chair of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department in the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California San …

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May 03 2017

Focus on a joint research project: SIRIUS

. SIRIUS (2011-2013) Situated interaction . Principal Investigators:  Dr. Wendy Mackay, IN-SITU project-team, Inria Saclay Île-de-France Prof. Scott Klemmer, Stanford University Prof. Bjoern Hartmann, University of California, Berkeley Research objectives: SIRIUS explored how to create novel interactive environments, with a focus on tangible and multi-surface interaction, using participatory and “research through design“ techniques. Scientific achievements: Multi-surface …

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Mar 10 2017

Launch of the Ambici app in the San Francisco area: Changing Environmental Consciousness

. As part of its transatlantic collaborative research activities in the smart city domain, Inria@SiliconValley has nurtured the development of the Ambiciti solution for changing environmental consciousness. The App gives people a new tool to understand their environment.   San Francisco, 8th March 2017 – Protecting ourselves from environmental pollution requires the best possible information about …

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Mar 10 2017

Interview: Olivier Clatz, co-founder of Therapixel and NETVA 2016 laureate

Therapixel was founded by Olivier Clatz from Asclepios team and Pierre Fillard from Parietal team. Therapixel offers a flexible medical imaging solution that can be adapted to different locations and users. The business raised €600,000 to internationalise its fluid application, which, among other things, uses contactless visual recognition to allow surgeons to access the medical images they need in …

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Mar 09 2017

The Thomas Jefferson Fund 2017 Call for Proposals

The Thomas Jefferson Fund is now accepting applications! Deadline is April 9th, 2017 This new program launched by the French Embassy and the FACE foundation aims to encourage and support cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers, and foster forward-looking collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges. Up to nine …

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