Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis Acceleration Program: 12 winning companies.

Accélération Metropole Nice Côte d'Azur

The Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis, in partnership with the INTERFACES-POST ADVISORS Group, has established an acceleration program for high-potential local businesses. Fully funded by the Metropolis, this program offers personalized support over a six-month period. The 12 winners were announced on the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis website, and the launch of the acceleration program will […]

Shanghai Ranking 2023: Remarkable performance for Université Côte d’Azur

Université Côte d'AZur

The annual release of the Shanghai Ranking provides an opportunity to gauge the impact and performance of universities on a global scale. In 2023, French institutions once again affirmed their strategic positioning and excellence in research. The notable rise of Université Côte d’Azur One of the major events this year is the meteoric ascent of […]

HighWind, the Nice-based start-up revolutionizing emergency calls with Artificial Intelligence

HighWind Nice

HighWind, an innovative company based in the Nice Côte d’Azur and Paris Metropolitan areas, is at the forefront of the emergency call sector through the utilization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and mobile applications. This start-up, operating in both the public and private sectors, offers enhanced and AI-optimized emergency call solutions. The main goal of HighWind […]

Nice: Caranx Medical Laboratories are one of the winners of the i-Nov Innovation Contest.

Caranx Medical Nice

Established in Nice in 2021, with the support of Invest in Côte d’Azur, Caranx Medical Laboratories are developing autonomous robots that can perform totally automated endovascular (heart valve replacement) or endoscopic (obesity surgery) procedures. Founded by Truffle Capital Fund, Caranx Medical is developing a technology that combines imaging data, artificial intelligence, and mini-robotics. This aims […]

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 […]

French Tech 2030: 6 Côte d’Azur startups selected

French Tech 2030 Côte d'Azur

“Announced on June 14, 2023, the French Tech 2030 initiative represents a new stage in supporting the emergence of companies developing revolutionary innovations. This initiative fully aligns the state’s financing and support strategy with the priorities of France 2030. The initiative aims to create a French technological offering to preserve French economic sovereignty, and startups […]

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 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, […]

VivaTech 2023: Startups from the SUD region in the spotlight

Vicatech 2023 Côte d'Azur

35 regional startups, including 15 companies from the French Riviera, have been selected to showcase their innovations at VivaTech, the prestigious European innovation and startup event, taking place from June 14th to 17th in Paris. Thanks to the support of the Region SUD, risingSUD, the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis, the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis, the Toulon Provence […]

FranceQCI: A project to build the future of the French quantum internet in collaboration with the University Côte d’Azur


The development of the quantum internet is a major issue in ensuring the security of communications and data in critical infrastructure and government institutions. In this context, the FranceQCI project was officially launched on April 18, 2023. This project aims to deploy quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) networks in France and experiment with them under real […]