Entries by Stéphanie Pinot De Bailleul


Flax and hemp among tomorrow’s high-performance composite materials – Chung-Hae Park, Mines Douai

Composite materials are increasingly being used in industry, especially in the transport sectors (automotive and aeronautics). These lightweight and multifunctional materials have great potential for limiting environmental footprint, and will play a major role in the materials of future. At Mines Douai, Chung-Hae Park is contributing to the development of high-performance and economically viable composites. […]


Digital commons: individual interests to serve a community – Nicolas Jullien, Télécom Bretagne

In a world where the economy is increasingly service-based, digital commons is key to developing the collaborative economy. At Télécom Bretagne, Nicolas Jullien, an economics researcher, is studying online epistemic communities, creation communities which provide platforms for storing knowledge. He has demonstrated that selfish behaviors may explain the success of collective projects such as Wikipedia. […]

Visit from the National Research Foundation of Singapore

On 17 and 18 March a delegation from the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore came to Paris to exchange views with the principal actors of research and innovation in France. During the visit the delegation met with the French General Directorate for Research and Administration (DGRI), the CNRS, the ANR, the CEA and IMT. […]

The Digital Future think tank has risen up one place in the University of Pennsylvania rankings

The University of Pennsylvannia has published its 2015 TTCSP Global Go To Think Tank Index Reports, in the framework of its Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. Fondation Mines-Télécom has moved up a place in the category for “Top Science and Technology Think Tanks”, and is now 16th. IMT’s Digital Future think tank, supported by Fondation […]


Launch of the 2nd Fondation Mines-Télécom campaign and set-up of a campaign committee

Fondation Mines-Télécom has engaged in a new sponsorship campaign called “Ambition 2020, Cap sur le numérique” (Ambition 2020, heading for digital technology) which will enable funding for training, research, innovation and forward thinking projects in the Télécom schools of IMT (Télécom Paris, Télécom Bretagne, Télécom SudParis, Télécom Ecole de Management, Télécom Lille). This 2nd campaign […]

Mines Nantes and Télécom Bretagne sign a Cooperation Agreement with the University of Zambia

A cooperation agreement was signed between the University of Zambia (UNZA), Mines Nantes and Télécom Bretagne, two IMT engineering graduate schools, on February 8, 2016 at the Élysée Palace, under the auspices of French President François Hollande and the President of the Republic of Zambia, Edgar Lungu, currently on a State visit to France to […]

Télécom Lille and Mines Douai merge to create a new school

A bold and creative graduate school of engineering, attentive to the needs of companies, with a global perspective Following collaborative work involving the staff of both institutions, partner companies and alumni associations, the deliberative bodies of the two schools, Lille University of Science and Technology and IMT approved the planned merger, which will result in […]


Pollution control by constructed wetlands: an expanding French industry – Florent Chazarenc, Mines Nantes

The ability of wetland areas to retain and treat a wide variety of pollutants in urban and rural areas has been known about for a number of years. Understanding how they work has facilitated the creation of biofilters such as constructed wetalnds. At Mines Nantes, researcher Florent Chazarenc has studied these systems over lengthy periods […]


IMT and the Uruguayan Technology Center ICT4V sign a partnership agreement in digital technologies

This agreement was signed on 28 October at the Elysée Palace in the presence of François Hollande and the Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez, who was visiting France. It covers research, innovation and training in the field of digital technologies and its applications in the “vertical” sectors such as energy, health/biology, transport, the environment, the agri-food […]