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.
The strategic alliance of six prestigious science and technology universities in Europe combines the members’ expertise in research and education to contribute to building a strong, sustainable, sovereign, and resilient Europe. Éric Labaye takes over the direction of the EuroTech Alliance for the period 2022-2023.
As a founding member of the international Alliance U7+, École Polytechnique organized the final of the alliance’s Student Challenge on June 13-14, 2022. The competition focused on Addressing Sustainable Development Goals through Technology and Pluridisciplinarity.
The eight X start-ups are among 21 high-impact technology start-ups from the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris presented on the IP Paris stand at Vivatech 2022.
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.