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Demoday X-UP Promo#14: Key network meeting of the École Polytechnique incubator
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
24.11.22
Demoday X-UP Promo#14: Key network meeting of the École Polytechnique incubator
14 start-ups from the École polytechnique incubator, the Drahi-X Novation Center, and its entire team were welcomed on November 15 in the Innovation Defense Lab for the X-UP Demoday of Promo#14! We would like to thank Antoine Tesquier Tedeschi, head of the Detection and Capture unit, and his team for their hospitality ! Each of the founders presented their technology and project to different financial actors and potential partners.
Visiting professorships at Columbia University and École Polytechnique
Research
23.11.22
Visiting professorships at Columbia University and École Polytechnique
Christophe Josserand, CNRS researcher and professor at École Polytechnique, and Qiang Du, Fu Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics at Columbia University, spent three months as visiting professors at the respective other institution in the United States and France. As they crossed paths at École Polytechnique this autumn, they agreed to tell us about their visiting professorships and experience at the partner institutions.
The European Research Council funds three young researchers
Research
22.11.22
The European Research Council funds three young researchers
Fabian Cadiz of the Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory, Adrien Leblanc of the Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée and Félix Tropf of the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics have been awarded ERC Starting Grants by the European Research Council to set up research teams in their respective fields.
Atomic scale observation and manipulation of spins in semiconductors
Research
22.11.22
Atomic scale observation and manipulation of spins in semiconductors
Fabian Cadiz, a researcher at the Laboratory of Condensed Matter for Physics, has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council for OneSpin, a project on two-dimensional semiconductors.
Improving quantum electrodynamics description
Research
22.11.22
Improving quantum electrodynamics description
Generate an intense electromagnetic field using a relativistic plasma mirror, in order to collide it with electrons: this is the ambition of the EXAFIELD project of Adrien Leblanc, CNRS researcherat the Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée (Laboratory of Applied Optics, LOA*), funded by an Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Genetics in social models
Research
22.11.22
Genetics in social models
How much of the inequalities in our wealth, health, and family planning can we explain with our current statistical models and data? This is one of the questions that Felix Tropf, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST*) wishes to answer with his FINDME project, funded by a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
COP27: École Polytechnique as observer
Sustainable Development, Education, Research
Facile
18.11.22
COP27: École Polytechnique as observer
A delegation of researchers and students from École Polytechnique and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris attended COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference took place from 6 to 18 November in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Nikhil Desai and Sébastien Michelin awarded for their research on microswimmers
Research
16.11.22
Nikhil Desai and Sébastien Michelin awarded for their research on microswimmers
The researchers receive the François Frenkiel Award from the American Physical Society for their work at the Hydrodynamics Laboratory on the modelling of active drops moving in a fluid.
Three École Polytechnique’s students at the ICPC world finals in Bangladesh
Education
12.11.22
Three École Polytechnique’s students at the ICPC world finals in Bangladesh
The final of the world's most prestigious programming contest, the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), took place from November 6 to 11 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. École’s Polytechnique’s finalists had been preparing for this event for months.
Portrait - Mariam Gedenidze in exchange at Nanyang Technological University
Education
10.11.22
Portrait - Mariam Gedenidze in exchange at Nanyang Technological University
As part of her third year in École Polytechnique’s Bachelor of Science program, Mariam Gedenidze currently studies as an exchange student at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. She is one of the first students to benefit from the new partnership agreement École Polytechnique and NTU signed to facilitate study exchanges for undergraduate students of the two prestigious institutions.
Gerondeau - Safran Awards 2022: Entrepreneurship, a long-term challenge
Entrepreneurship
09.11.22
Gerondeau - Safran Awards 2022: Entrepreneurship, a long-term challenge
The 12th edition of the Gerondeau - Safran Prize, awarded on November 9, confirmed the commitment of its founders to long-term entrepreneurship, and rewarded three disruptive start-ups with strong industrial and technological components: Amphitrite, Stratolia and Surge.
X-Up: Applications open for the next promotion #16 of the École Polytechnique Tech Incubator
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
04.11.22
X-Up: Applications open for the next promotion #16 of the École Polytechnique Tech Incubator
The Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Innovation Center of the École Polytechnique is looking for its new class for its X-Up Incubation program for technology start-ups.