Entries by Vivien Benard


3 IMT Schools establish Good in Tech Chair in partnership with Sciences Po and Fondation du Risque

Rethinking Innovation and Technology as Driving Forces for a Better World for and by Humans: the mission of the Good in Tech Chair, launched on September 12, 2019. The Chair is directed by Christine Balagué, professor at Institut Mines-Télécom Business School, and Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic, professor and dean of the School of Management and Innovation at […]

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Odile Gauthier, IMT’s New Executive Director as of 2 September 2019

Appointed by the Presidential Decree of 8 August 2019, Odile Gauthier, current president of the Conservatoire du Littoral (French coastal protection agency), is to become the Executive Director of Institut Mines-Télécom for a five-year term. She takes up her duties officially on 2 September 2019 Odile Gauthier was appointed on a proposal from the Ministry for […]

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Launch of a new IMT – Sup de Co Dakar Bachelor’s Degree at the Franco-Senegalese campus

In October 2019, Institut Mines-Télécom and its partner SUP de CO Dakar are launching a new training program dedicated to innovation and digital technology in Dakar. This program is part of the Franco-Senegalese Campus, an initiative of President Emmanuel Macron and President Macky Sall, aimed at creating innovative training courses developed jointly by French and […]

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IMT becomes the French IDSA hub

The International Data Spaces Association (IDSA) and IMT have signed an agreement confirming that IMT will become the French IDSA hub and will galvanize the French ecosystem to develop a promising European standard for secure and sovereign data sharing. With the creation of this French IDSA hub, initiatives in the field of artificial intelligence and […]


23 Eiffel scholarships for IMT schools

In 2019, IMT obtained 23 of the 320 Eiffel excellence scholarships for Master’s programs awarded to international students out of a total of 1,630 applications.  Regional schools alone obtained 16 scholarships, which is seven more than in 2018, illustrating their ability to attract increasingly excellent candidates! Chinese, Vietnamese, Brazilian and Colombian students (countries targeted by IMT’s collective action) were […]

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A driving force of French-German cooperation, the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future will be at VivaTech 2019

At this major event for start-ups and innovation, IMT, the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the University of Passau, INSA Lyon, the Franco-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Franco-German University will share a unique new space spotlighting academic collaboration, education and innovation between France […]


#VIVAIMT: Vivatechnology 2019 welcomes 42 start-ups from France’s leading public network of incubators, created by the 1st group of engineering and management schools in France

IMT has selected 42 tech start-ups from its 11 incubation sites dedicated to entrepreneurship training, to be presented at Vivatechnology next May 16-18 – stand C41. Out of IMT’s 170 tech start-ups, these 44 will represent the entrepreneurial excellence to be found across France. Within IMT, 11 incubation sites attached to its schools select and […]

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Fondation Mines-Télécom rewards the talents of IMT schools

The Fondation Mines-Télécom awards ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 27th at Orange Campus, founding partner of the Foundation. It revealed the big winners of three categories: End-of-Studies Internships, Apprenticeships and Theses of the Futur & Ruptures research program. It was a unique opportunity to discover the exciting and promising backgrounds and journeys of the […]

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Artificial intelligence: TeraLab, the IMT’s AI platform, certified as a “Digital Innovation Hub” by the European Commission

TeraLab becomes one of 30 DIHs selected by the European Union. This recognition reinforces IMT’s TeraLab platform’s place in the artificial intelligence landscape and its impact on business transformation. On February 28th, the European Commission, via the AI DIH Network project recognized TeraLab as one of the 30 DIHs specialized in artificial intelligence in Europe […]

Appointment of Gabrielle Landrac to the position of Director of Education in the Directorate General of IMT

Gabrielle Landrac was previously Director of International Relations and Academic Partnerships at IMT Atlantique. She joined the Directorate General in January 2019 and succeeded Bertrand Bonte, who left to take the position of Director of Programs at IMT Lille Douai. After graduating from Télécom Bretagne (the former name of IMT Atlantique) in 1986, Gabrielle Landrac […]