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Innovation: to be or not to be responsible?

responsible innovation

How should the concept of responsibility be defined at a time when innovation prides itself on providing answers to major societal issues? For organizations, the concept of responsible innovation is not quite the same as for the scientists studying the issue. Cédric Gossart is among the latter. He examines what …

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Medcam: a high-quality image for laparoscopy

Medcam

300,000 laparoscopies are performed every year in France. At ten euros per minute spent in the operating room for procedures that last from one to ten hours, any time that can be saved is significant. Medcam helps save precious minutes by reducing the time required to clean the camera used. …

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Data-mobility or the art of modeling travel patterns

mobility

The major rail workers’ strike in France on the spring of 2018 transformed French travel habits, especially in the Ile-de-France region. Vincent Gauthier, a researcher at Télécom SudParis, is working to understand the travel patterns in this region and around the world using mobile data. The original version of this …

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BioMICA platform: at the cutting edge of medical imaging

BioMica

Among the research platforms at Télécom SudParis, BioMICA has developed bio-imaging applications that have already been approved by the medical field. Airways, its 3D representation software, received funding from Télécom & Société Numérique Carnot Institute. The original version of this article (in French) was published on the Télécom SudParis website   …

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When Researchers and Visitors Stay up all Night

European Researchers Night

Every year, the European Researchers’ Night allows scientists and curious visitors to meet in over 200 European cities. The STORIES project, selected last May through the H2020 MSCA-NIGHT-2018 call for projects, will enable the CCSTI La Rotonde to join the national network and become the regional coordinator for this event, beginning in September …

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The economy of promises, how to fall in love with a growth rate

growth

Fabrice Flipo, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School This article was published in association with the “Does progress have a future?” series of conferences organized by the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, from Tuesday 15 to 26 May 2018. Over a two-week period, groups of students, a panel of citizens and …

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OMNI: transferring social sciences and humanities to the digital society

OMNI

I’MTech is dedicating a series of articles to success stories from research partnerships supported by the Télécom & Société Numérique Carnot Institute (TSN), to which IMT and Femto Engineering belong. Technology transfer also exists in social sciences and the humanities! The OMNI platform in Brittany proves this by placing its …

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GDPR: towards values and policies

GDPR, RGPD

On May 25th, the GDPR came into effect. This new regulation requires administrations and companies in the 27 EU countries to comply with the law on the protection of personal data. Since its creation in 2013, the IMT Research Chair Values and Policies of Personal Information (CVPIP) aims to help …

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Sociology and philosophy combine to offer a better understanding of the digital metamorphosis

digital metamorphosis

Intellectual, professional, political, personal, private: every aspect of our lives is affected by technological developments that are transforming our society in a profound way. These changes raise specific challenges that require a connection between the empirical approaches of sociology and philosophical questioning. Pierre-Antoine Chardel, a philosopher, social science researcher and …

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Putting sound and images into words

MeMAD

Can videos be turned into text? MeMAD, an H2020 European project launched in January 2018 and set to last three years, aims to do precisely that. While such an initiative may seem out of step with today’s world, given the increasingly important role video content plays in our lives, in …

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