Pierre Berest, former researcher at the Solid Mechanics Laboratory, which he headed from 1990 to 2001, and professor at the Department of Mechanics, member of the High College of the École Polytechnique, has left us. Andrei Constantinescu, CNRS research director and director of the LMS honors him.
Within the X-TECH offer at École Polytechnique's innovation center, ProfessorBob.ai is entering a phase of strong growth in France and the United States. With a 4 million euros funding round in June 2022, the startup aims to exceed one million euros in sales this year. We had the pleasure of interviewing Samy Lahbabi, co-founder and COO & CPO at ProfessorBob.ai, who tells us the latest news about the startup.
A revolution is taking place in the integrated optics sector, a market that will experience strong growth in the coming years. The start-up InSpek is contributing to it. We had the chance to interview the CEO and co-founder of InSpek: Jérome Michon, a young PhD turned entrepreneur.
The French Academy of Sciences awarded the Mariano Gago International Prize to Hamed Merdji, research director at Ecole Polytechnique, and Marta Fajardo, professor at the Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa, in recognition of their scientific collaboration between France and Portugal.
Developed within the EuroTeQ Engineering University project, an innovative learning format enters École Polytechnique’s course catalog and brings students, faculty, and industry partners together around concrete environmental challenges.
École Polytechnique hosted Paris-Saclay Spring 2022, the 5th edition of an annual event dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship on the Saclay plateau, co-organised by Institut Polytechnique de Paris. It was an opportunity for 11 start-ups of l'X to present their projects.
We had the pleasure to interview the CEO & Founder of the EuroBreath Project: Ouarda Bouziane. Her start-up integrated our X-TECH program this year (2022). She presents herself as a risk-taker and a confident entrepreneur. A unique personality who takes the motto "action" and "learning by doing" to the fullest. She is fearless and faces problems with resilience.
On April 11, 2022, the French Ministry of the Armed Forces and L'X signed a new Contract of Objectives and Performance (COP) that sets the institution's 2022-2026 strategic objectives. L’X will devote the coming period to enhance the impact of its research, stengthen its multi-course training offer and launch the renovation of its buildings.
Today, the Drahi-X-Novation Center offers you an interview with Feng YANG, co-founder and CEO of Invisensing.io, a start-up following our X-TECH program that is working on long-distance sensing based on optical fibers, to collect useful information and integrate it into control and preventive maintenance systems.
On March 21 and 22, the conference "Aspects of Gravity, Mathematics and Physics" took place. It was organised by the Laurent Schwartz Mathematics Center and the Center for Theoretical Physics for scientists to discuss issues related to gravitation as well as the theory of general relativity and its extensions.
Vincent Worms has been living and investing in Silicon Valley for 30 years. First Managing Partner at Partech International, he created his own seed fund, Tekton Ventures, in 2011. A graduate of the École Polytechnique, Vincent Worms gave us his vision of the "Silicon Valley" in the world and his valuable investment advice.