IMT startups at CES 2018

Meet startups developed through IMT school incubators at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas which will be held from January 9 to 12, 2018. These startups are great examples of ‘made in IMT’ innovation.


Energysquare is changing the way we charge our electronic devices. With its wireless surface for charging batteries, it strives to make optimal use of the time mobile phones and tablets spend placed on flat surfaces. Read more: Energysquare: charging your mobile phone has never been easier!


Sensorwake is an olfactory alarm clock. The startup has developed a gentler way to wake up which is as effective as alarm clocks that use sound. Read more: Sensorwake, a start-up to awaken your senses!


Sevenhugs is already on its second product: a remote control that can control several devices in your home. Last year we devoted an article to the startup’s first product, hugOne, which enables users to optimize their sleep. Read more: Sevenhugs brings French Tech on a quest to conquer sleep



The startup Heroz has developed a coin-sized connected object which can be used to protect your smartphone from theft or intrusion, detect its position if it is lost, call someone in the event of an emergency and more. Find out more


Wi6Labs designs and develops smart, secure, low-energy wireless networks of sensors for applications where network access is difficult. Find out more



  Waryme is the first mobile application to provide an anti-intrusion alert system. From raising the alert in the event of a threat to emergency service response, WaryMe is revolutionizing crisis management methods. Read more


After nearly three years of growing success, YoGoKo has established itself in the transportation and mobility markets, providing secure communication solutions for connected and cooperative vehicles. Find out more

AAppi Technology
(created through the IMT Mines Alès incubator): the wireless, long-range autonomous intercom system allows mobile teams to remain in contact during field operations using an autonomous secure, digital network. The system allows an unlimited number of individuals to speak to each other in a natural way. Find out more


Koovea (created through the IMT Mines Alès incubator): This innovative, one-of-a-kind smart packaging/traceability solution for pharmaceutical products makes it possible for laboratories to track their drugs in real time in a non-intrusive manner and prevent unnecessary losses, while ensuring that patients use viable products of optimal effectiveness. Find out more


SD Tech (created through the IMT Mines Alès incubator) is an industrial company specialized in the micronization, analysis and toll processing of divided solids. SD Tech produces tailor-made fine and ultra-fine powders for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agri-food, chemical, mineral or ceramic uses, ranging from a few grams to hundreds of tons. Find out more


TRF Retail (created through the IMT Mines Alès incubator), a SaaS software company dedicated to the mass retail industry, identifies and prioritizes business opportunities, assesses the profitability of each action and prioritizes the most profitable in order to improve the sales offer. Find out more


Team 8 (created through the Télécom Paris incubator) proposes a game concept based on a web application and a connectable watch to encourage children to be physically active. The watch “contains” an avatar/superhero which users can create, personalize and change at their will (name, costume, powers etc.) The character recharges based on the energy of the person wearing the watch. Find out more


Qarnot (created through the Télécom Paris incubator) reduces the carbon footprint of computing by more than 75% by carrying out computations directly in buildings which need heat rather than on servers located in data centers where this released heat would be undesirable. Qarnot won the Eureka Park Climate Change Innovators Award at CES 2018. Find out more


Blacknut (created through the IMT Atlantique incubator in Rennes): the French “Netflix” of video games aims to become number 1 in the on-demand streaming market. This platform intended for the general public can be accessed without a game console and is based on multi-device technology. Find out more: BLACKNUT, the future “Netflix” of video games in France?


Energiency (created through the IMT Atlantique incubator in Rennes): Its SaaS analytics software for energy consumption is intended to guide industrials in their management strategy according to the ISO 50001 standard, enabling them to save up to 20% on energy costs. Find out more: Energiency, digital technology for energy savings


Facetts (created through the IMT Atlantique incubator in Rennes) provides a safe, fun and easy way to communicate with people you have just met. With Facetts, you can always present your best profile for a given context: a Gamer Facett, a Pro Facett, a temporary Facett you can use for festivals, conventions or to post an advertisement. Find out more : Facetts, your privacy is not for sale


Smartviser (created through the IMT Atlantique incubator): Smartviser’s area of expertise is quality of experience (QoE) and quality of service (QoS) assessments for communication networks. Designed for manufacturers, operators, test laboratories, distributors and media, its fully- automated testing solutions cover a great number of use cases and contribute to the development of state-of-the-art services. Find out more: Smartviser strives to become the leading French and global provider of testing solutions for connected objects


42 Factory (created through the IMT Atlantique incubator in Nantes): designs connected objects and services upon request. Using an iterative process, we make ideas come alive, build working prototypes and oversee all steps of your project, from design to scaling your server for Big Data to marketing your product. Find out more


Energysquare, Sensorwake, Sevenhugs, Heroz, Wi6Labs, Blacknut, Energiency et Smartviser ont bénéficié des Prêts d’honneur financés par la Fondation Mines-Télécom, la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) et Revital’Emploi dans le cadre d’Initiative grandes écoles & universités (IGEU).