Entries by Esther Odountan

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Industry of the future: the Franco-German Academy launches 7 new projects

After a call for projects launched by the Franco-German Academy among researchers at IMT and TUM (Technische Universität Munchen), seven projects were recently selected on the Academy’s key themes. In addition, a Franco-German platform on AI will soon be created. The projects chosen cover the following six topics: AI for the industry of the future, […]

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IMT awards the Bercy-IMT Grand Innovation Awards to two start-ups, Energysquare and Optiwaves, on the occasion of CES 2019 in Las Vegas

On November 13, 20 or so start-ups selected from the IMT schools’ incubators were examined by a panel of experts at the Bercy-IMT Innovation Awards at the French Ministry of Economy. The two awards, worth €50k and €40k respectively with support from the Télécom & société numérique Carnot Institute and Fondation Mines-Télécom, were given to […]


An award acting as a springboard for IMT’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

The Bercy-IMT Innovation Award aims to encourage the development of IMT’s most promising start-ups in all fields affected by the major transformations of the 21st century. This entrepreneurial challenge is at the heart of IMT’s new innovation strategy aimed at strengthening its position as a national leader amongst higher education institutions in the incubation and […]

Six new startups receive honor loans

On September 13, six new startups from IMT incubators were selected by the approval committee for the Digital Fund of the Graduate Schools and Universities Initiative to receive honor loans for a total of €240,000. Iceboard and xLearn originated from the Télécom ParisTech incubator, Spectral and Smartkeyword from the Télécom SudParis and Institut Mines-Télécom Business […]


IMT and 2 of its schools, Télécom ParisTech and Télécom SudParis, sign an agreement for the creation of NewUni

On October 4th, 2018, IMT and 2 of its schools, Télécom ParisTech and Télécom SudParis, signed an agreement for the creation of NewUni, together with École Polytechnique, GENES (ENSAE) and ENSTA. NewUni is the code name given to the federative project between these 5 schools, with the aim of leading joint action at the highest […]


IMT schools in international rankings: THE, Shanghai

One year after it was founded (through the merger of Télécom Bretagne and Mines Nantes), IMT Atlantique has ranked among Times Higher Education universities and 3 of IMT’s schools are listed among the Shanghai subject classification published this summer. The Times Higher Education (THE World University Rankings) overall ranking, published on Wednesday 26 September, positioned […]


Southeast University (China) visits IMT

On 4 September, the IMT general management board welcomed a Chinese delegation from Southeast University (SEU) in China, led by its vice-president. As part of its plan to expand and develop its international campus in Wuxi, Southeast University is looking to create a Sino-French campus for graduate-level studies. Four IMT graduate schools attended the meeting. […]