On November 26, some 20 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 for the Economy.

The two awards, worth €30k and €20k respectively with support from Carnot Télécom & Société Numérique, were handed over to PacketAI and Meyko on January 7, 2020 at the French “Convergence Innovation Awards” evening.

The event was organized by IMT, Business France, La Tribune and Le Village Francophone of CES and was attended by Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Secretary of State to the French Minister for the Economy and Finance as well as the entire French innovation ecosystem. 

Fondation Mines-Télécom patrons, Telecom, Deloitte, Engie and Safran, each awarded a Coup de Cœur (judges’ favorite) award to four start-ups: Meyko, AiiTENSE, Hiboo and DeNoize.

 

The Innovation Awards, financed by IMT, Carnot Télécom & Société Numérique and Fondation Mines-Télécom, were given to two of the 10 start-up finalists of the Bercy-IMT Innovation Awards of November 2019:

First Prize of €30,000: PacketAI (artificial intelligence)

www.packetai.co

Incubating schools: Télécom SudParis and Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

 

PacketAI is developing a tool for monitoring IT infrastructure based on artificial intelligence. It can predict incidents and make th

em easier for engineers to resolve, reducing the average time spent on repairing incidents.

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Second Prize of €20,000: Meyko (health)www.hellomeyko.com

 

Incubating school: IMT Atlantique

Meyko is a medication reminder system designed for children with chronic illness. This fun companion is connected to an application allowing parents to fully monitor their child’s illness.

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Created in 2018, the Bercy-IMT Innovation Award aims to foster the growth of IMT’s most promising start-ups in all fields of major transformation in the 21st century.

 

For Patrick Duvaut, Director of Innovation at IMT: “the ten award-winning start-ups in the Bercy-IMT Innovation Awards perfectly embody the DNA of IMT, at the service of France’s economic development through entrepreneurship, innovation 4.0, scientific excellence, the alchemy of hard skills and soft skills, multidisciplinarity and short-cycle marketing of the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs!”

 

Coup de Cœur awards from patrons of the Foundation

Alongside the two Bercy-IMT Innovation Awards, 4 Coups de Cœurs (judges’ favorites) were awarded by patrons of Fondation Mines-Télécom:

 

>> Coup de Cœur Bouygues Telecom: Meyko (health)www.hellomeyko.com

Incubating school: IMT Atlantique

Meyko is a medication reminder system designed for children with chronic illness. This fun companion is connected to an application allowing parents to fully monitor their child’s illness.

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>> Coup de Cœur Deloitte: AiiNTENSE (health) – www.aiintense.eu

Incubating schools: Télécom SudParis and Institut Mines-Télécom Business School

AiiNTENSE is developing decision-making tools for the healthcare sector. It is designed to advise resuscitating physicians on the most suitable procedures. To do so, it is developing a platform of data on all pathologies, making this available to researchers.

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>> Coup de Cœur Engie: Hiboo (smart industry)www.hiboo.io

Incubating school: Télécom Paris

Hiboo is a steering platform designed to help manufacturers optimize their field operations. Using the power of the Internet of Things, it can digitalize all active materials, including those that do not use energy.

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>> Coup de Cœur Safran: DeNoize (smart building)www.denoize.com

Incubating school: Mines Saint-Etienne

DeNoize is developing an innovative solution to improve soundproofing for windows. The technique uses the principle of active noise reduction, using the glass itself to produce counter-noise, with actuators and sensors built into the window frame. This technology can reduce noise produced at low frequencies by up to 90%.

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