Entrepreneurship in Research Prize 2023

Prix entrepreneuriat recherche nice

The Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis launches the Entrepreneurship in Research Prize. As part of its research support policy, the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis is committed to promoting the excellence of Côte d’Azur research in the field of entrepreneurship and making it known to the general public. In order to encourage this initiative, it has established […]

Biotech: ExAdex-Innov welcomes SATT Sud-Est as a shareholder

ExAdex-Innov accueille la SATT Sud-Est à son capital

ExAdex-Innov, a biotechnology company based in Nice, is developing an innovative technology that explores the therapeutic properties of human adipose tissue. Founded in August 2022 and based at the Bio-incubator of the Institute of Biology Valrose,ExAdex-Innov positions itself as a promising startup, with a team of researchers, opinion leaders, clinicians, and managers who possess decades […]

Type 1 Diabetes: Côte d’Azur Health Research Takes Center Stage

Institut Biologie Valrose

DiogenX, the biotechnology company co-founded by Professor Patrick Collombat, Inserm research director at the Institute of Biology Valrose in Nice, has recently raised 27.5 million euros to advance its regenerative treatment for type 1 diabetes towards clinical development. The research efforts are hosted in Nice at the renowned and internationally acclaimed Institute of Biology Valrose […]

Nice: O-Kidia awarded the mental health innovation acceleration program

O-kidia nice

The “IMPACT – Mental Health Innovation Accelerator” initiative is the result of an innovative public-private partnership that launched its first call for projects in 2022 to foster the emergence of solutions targeting gaps in mental health care pathways. The objective of the program is to promote innovation in mental health by supporting projects that create […]

Virbac Spain: 40 years of commitment to animal health

Virbac espagne

Founded in 1983, Virbac Spain, one of the oldest subsidiaries of the Group, celebrates its 40 years of commitment to animal health in May. The history of the Spanish subsidiary began one morning in 1983 when veterinary doctor Pierre-Richard Dick initiated the idea of establishing a presence in Spain by inviting his right-hand man, Henri […]

Nice will host Hospital-University Institute dedicated to respiratory health


The University Hospital Center (CHU) of Nice, University Côte d’Azur, Inria, and Inserm have been selected by the National Research Agency (ANR) to create a Hospital-University Institute (IHU) in Nice. This decision follows a call for projects initiated by the French government and is part of the France 2030 plan. As part of this plan, […]

Cosmetopôle Provence-Côte d’Azur Meeting: Technology Serving Sustainability

Cosmetopole Provence Côte d'Azur

Cosmetopôle Provence-Côte d’Azur (Cosmed) is organizing a meeting on the theme of sustainability on June 1st, 2023, in Carros (Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis). This day is aimed at all professionals in the cosmetics industry and will be an opportunity to discuss current environmental issues and industrial initiatives aimed at supporting the ecological transition. The Cosmetopôle […]

Bpifrance Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur supported 5,426 companies in 2022


Nicolas Magenties, Regional Director of Bpifrance Marseille, presented the 2022 activity report of Bpifrance Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. He discussed Bpifrance’s support for companies in the region during a period of economic recovery, with a focus on providing priority support to the industry, technological innovation, and energy and environmental transition. Bpifrance’s actions are carried out through 8 […]