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November 2016
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On October 18, SystemX hosted the 4th IRT Forum in the new premises of EDF Lab Paris-Saclay. Many academic and industrial partners of the IRTs joined major stakeholders of French innovation to discover the main results of the height institutes.
The event illustrated on stage the four main values and strengths of the IRTs, which are research operators fully and sustainably established in their territories: Teamwork, Creativity, Agility and Results.



On October 11, SystemX organized the Blockchain@SystemX event in Cap Digital premises. About 100 participants attended this meeting to discover the R&D activities that SystemX is about to launch on blockchain.


New Members within the SystemX Board

On October 13, SystemX welcomed three new members within its Board of Directors: the Safran group represented by Christian Picollet (Assistant Research and Technology Director), IDnomic represented by Coralie Héritier (CEO), and a startup from Lyon, The CoSMo Company represented by Michel Morvan (President). 


Journée Ambition PME

Organized by Systematic Paris-Region on a yearly basis, the Journée Ambition PME (JAP) is dedicated to promote SMEs and digital innovation initiatives. This year, the event took place on October 13 in Paris. SystemX participated in round-table discussions, focused respectively on the following topics: "Strengthening Links Between SMEs and Academic Sectors" and "Acceleration of Startups' Growth".


Collaborative Engineering Day

The 2nd edition of the CESAMES Collaborative Engineering Day, the rendez-vous of collaborative engineering stakeholders, held on October 14 in Paris. Éric Perrin-Pelletier (CEO) opened this event. Among the talks of the day: Charles Kremer (Smart Territories Program Director) led a roundtable discussion around START@SystemX and Bruno Foyer (Platforms Director) and Yves le Guennec (Research Engineer) held a talk about interdisciplinary collaboration.


ASTech Conference 

On November 4, SystemX participated in the ASTech conference on the following topic: "The AIGLE Project, a Key Item in Innovation Ecosystems". François Stephan (Deputy CEO – International & Development) took the floor to present SystemX and its operations. 


START@SystemX First Workshop

On November 9, START@SystemX held its first workshop with the height startups short-listed to join its Mobility program. The primary objective of this morning was to prepare these innovative startups for their audition planned on November 23. The final announcement of the selected startups will be made on December 15. Stay tuned!


OpenDataSoft Raises $5.5M

OpenDataSoft, a global data company offering publishing and sharing solutions for the private and public sector, announced on October 25 a $5.5M Series A round of financing. Funding comes from Aster Capital and Salesforce Ventures, with a follow-on investment from Aurinvest. The funding will primarily be used to expand OpenDataSoft’s operations globally, including continued expansion in France and Europe and acceleration of its North American business development.


DCNS Participation in HOLISHIP Project

HOLISHIP is a 4 years’ project involving a large consortium of European maritime industry and research partners, of which SystemX is a partner. The project kick-off held from September 29 to 30 in Athens (Greece).
Within this project, DCNS will develop architecture tools for innovative systems, in partnership with SystemX, Sirehna and the Veritas Office.


Registration for the 2016 CSD&M Conference is

SystemX is partnering the CSD&M conference: the annual meeting point for both industrial and academic actors working on complex systems and technical & scientific methods used to model, control and manage them. The 7th edition of the event will take place in Paris from 13 to 14 December.


2016 SATT National Convention

On October 21, the 14 French SATT (societies for acceleration of technology transfer) shared with a large audience the impact of their activities with testimonies and concrete examples of technology transfer. 

Coming soon!






CESA VIP Business Tour at SystemX


Smart City Expo World Congress


ANR Digital Meetings

28-29/11, 2/12

Computational Science on Engineering IEEE Conference




Université Paris-Saclay Master & PhD Day


Cap Digital FUTUR #territories: a day to explore the future of cities and smart territories.


CSD&M 2016


Seminar@SystemX with Jean-Patrick Lebacque (IFSTTAR): "Evolution of Transports' Systems and of the Trafic's Macroscopic Model"
R&D projects

Agile Industry

Lambda Mu Congress
The Lambda Mu Congress, the French conference dedicated to risk analysis, took place on October 10 in Saint-Malo. Michel Batteux (OAR Project Manager) delivered a tutorial on the MBSA (Model-Based Safety Assessment) approach to 40 participants.
Find out more


Autonomous Transport

2016 Paris Motor Show
The 2016 Paris Motor Show held in Paris from 1 to 18 October. During this event, Paul Labrogère (Autonomous Transport Program Director) shared his vision of cars' cybersecurity in a video interview.
Watch the interview

ISE Project
On October 12, the ISE project team organized a workshop in order to present its results to CEA and VEDECOM partners.
The project also participated in a CAMP (Crash Avoidance Metrics Partners LLC) workshop from 7 to 9 November. The event's objective was to bring together the V2X security research community to understand current research.
Discover the ISE Project

"Autonomous Systems Security" Working Group
On November 7, Paul Labrogère launched a new Embedded France working group dedicated to the security of autonomous systems. This working group will propose a roadmapping activity on Safety and Cybersecurity thematics for industrials in aeronautic, automobile, railway and naval sectors.
Find out more

Internet of Trust

Cybersecurity Highlights
CEA List and SystemX published a joint paper at the IEEE CloudCom 2016 Conference: "An Architecture for Practical Confidentiality-Strengthened Face Authentication Embedding Homomorphic Cryptography". This publication includes a demo of the applicability of this technology to privacy use cases.
Read the paper


Smart Territories

Smart City Expo World Congress
Smart City Expo World Congress is the international summit of discussion about the link between urban reality and technological revolution. This year, the event will take place from 15 to 17 November in Barcelona (Spain). SystemX will exhibit its research in the field of Smart Territories and its startups' program, START@SystemX.
Find out more

Feedback on the Anthropolis Chair Colloquium
The Anthropolis Chair, initiated by SystemX and CentraleSupélec, organized its first colloquium on September 28 in Paris. Over 60 participants attended the event and discovered the Chair research and teaching activities on human centered urban mobility. 
Read our event's report

FIT association
Announcement of the trademark FIT, French Institutes of Technology
Vincent Marcatté
 (Chairman of the Association of IRTs) took the 2016 IRT Forum opportunity to announce the trademark of the FIT association (French Institutes of Technology), federating the eight French IRTs: b<>com, BIOASTER, Jules Verne, M2P, Nanoelec, Railenium, Saint Exupéry and SystemX.
Discover the association

Signature of an Agreement Between Instituts Carnot and IRTs
The 2016 IRT Forum was also especially remarkable for the signature of a partnership agreement between IRTs and Instituts Carnot to give impetus to public-private R&D supporting companies’ capacity to meet the big technological and social challenges of our globalized economy.
Read the press release

Upcoming seminar:

  • December 15 - Jean-Patrick Lebacque (IFSTTAR), "Evolution of Transports' Systems and of the Trafic's Macroscopic Model". Register here

Previous seminars:

  • November 4 - Laurent Fribourg (ENS Paris-Saclay), "Some Recent Developments in the Control Synthesis of Hybrid Automatons". Watch the replay
  • October 12 - Papadimitratos Panagiotis (KTH, Stockholm, Sweden), “Scaling Security and Privacy for Vehicular Communications”. Watch the replay

Download our press review to read the press clippings dedicated to 2016 IRT Forum.

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