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 15 candidates in the running.
The winners shared a total envelope of €16,000 funded with the support of Fondation Mines-Télécom’s program partners.
9 winners from IMT schools were rewarded by panels consisting of the Fondation’s founding and strategic partners: BNP Paribas, Nokia, Orange, Accenture, Airbus Group, Dassault Systèmes and Sopra Steria. There were winners in three categories: End-of-Studies Internships, Apprenticeships and Futur & Ruptures Theses*
* The Futur et Ruptures program is co-funded by the Fondation Mines-Télécom and Carnot Télécom et Société Numérique.
The award for the best end-of-studies internships
1st place: Alberto IBARRONDO, EURECOM – Security For Deep Learning (SAP Labs France Research Lab)
2nd place: Paul BACLE, IMT Atlantique – Optimization of risk processes in the context of banking transformation projects (Société Générale)
3rd place: Marie PAYET, IMT Lille Douai – How to optimize the cloud infrastructure to improve the user experience and optimize our customers’ and our own competitiveness? (EASI)
Public’s choice award: Alberto IBARRONDO, EURECOM – Security For Deep Learning (SAP Labs France Research Lab)
The award for best learning
1st place: Mariama SARR, IMT Atlantique – Design and development of connectivity solutions for driver assistance and autonomous driving systems (Renault)
Joint 2nd place:
Raphaël ALLA, IMT Mines Alès – Learning program and site management assignment (Socotec/SGI) and
Jérémy GEORGES, Mines Saint-Etienne – DLTS Analysis of Contamination in Image Sensor Technologies (STMicroelectronics)
Public’s choice award: Jérémy GEORGES, Saint-Etienne Mines – DLTS Analysis of Contamination in Image Sensor Technologies (STMicroelectronics)
The award for the best Futur & Ruptures theses (with the support of Carnot Télécom & Société Numérique)
1st place: Xavier Corbillon, IMT Atlantique – Enable the Next Generation Interactive Video Streaming supervised by Gwendal Simon
2nd place Pierre-Alexandre Murena, Télécom Paris – Minimum Complexity Principle for Knowledge Transfer in Artificial Learning supervised by Jean-Louis Dessalles
3rd place Antoine Houdard, Télécom Paris – Some Advances in Patch-Based Image Denoising supervised by Andrés Almansa
The start-up Galanck in the spotlight
Galanck, a jewel of French fashion tech and the creator of the connected backpack “Le Galuchon”, was showcased during the event.
The founders of the recent start-up received a loan on trust of €60,000 from the Fonds IMT Numérique, co-financed by Fondation Mines-Télécom, Bpifrance and Revital’Emploi; this is a concrete example of the impact of Fondation Mines-Télécom’s actions to support business creation through the 11 incubation sites at the 8 IMT schools.