Gustave Ronteix (X 2014), leader of the Orakl project (1st prize), Léonie Schröder (Télécom SudParis), leader of the HUVY project (2nd prize ex aequo), Hugo Weidmann (M 2021) and Alexander Dmoch (M 2022), leaders of the Noctua Care project (2nd prize ex aequo) won the 2023 Bertrand Pivin Awards. They were rewarded for their innovations in the healthcare field, which the jury choosed to highlight this year.
Launched in 2020, Polytechnique Ventures is the venture capital fund financed by École Polytechniqu’s alumni and dedicated to the School’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. With nine investments already made, it aims to build a portfolio of 15 to 20 investments in the deep tech field within two years.
Edmond Baratte, a recent doctor from the Plasma Physics Laboratory, is leading a project combining plasma technologies to produce methane from carbon dioxide in the most carbon-neutral way possible. Thanks to funding from SATT Paris-Saclay, the aim is to design a prototype showing the process's efficiency
The start-ups included in the 2023 Next40 /FrenchTech 120 lists were unveiled on February 19th. Ten of tte 40 Next 40 start-ups were created or co-founded by École polytechnique alumni. One out of five French unicorns - start-ups valued at more than $1 billion - also originated from the X entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem.
The Engineering for Health (E4H) Interdisciplinary Center of Institut Polytechnique de Paris, of which École polytechnique is a founding member, is opening a new creative and collaborative space dedicated to bioengineering projects’ prototyping.
The 2023 edition of the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, the world's largest tech exhibition, took place from January 5 to 8 with a smaller delegation of French start-ups, including three young companies supported by the Drahi-X Novation Center, the incubator of the École Polytechnique, as well as Valeo's R&D center, which has been working on safer, cleaner, smarter mobility for several years.
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.
After the success of Ilog, created in 1987 under the aegis of INRIA and then bought by IBM, Pierre Haren (X73) co-founded Causality Link, a start-up that uses AI and machine learning to better understand the causal links between various economic indicators and market events. Pierre Haren, a start-up pioneer, explains why he decided to get back into the start-up game and draws some lessons from his experiences for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Michel Bastide, CEO of the start-up Synaplus worked in transformation through IT (or by IT) for over 30 years before joining Synaplus in 2018 specializing in artificial intelligence technology. He shares his entrepreneurial experience, challenges, goals and ambitions.
To create a strong European company in the field of oceantech and AI. This is the ambition of the team behind the start-up Amphitrite. We had the pleasure to interview the Co-founder and CEO of Amphitrite: Alexandre Stegner. Continue reading to know everything about the project !