Newcoast chooses to anchor on the French Riviera

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Newcoast is a company from Florida (United states) and one of the world leaders in insurance and financing solutions for the marine and recreational vehicle (RV) sectors. The company chose to include an office in Antibes to manage its future expansion on the European coasts of the Mediterranean coast. Interview with Hugo Jacquot, Newcoast‘s European […]

Synaptics Opens Wireless Research and Development Center in France

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The center expands Synaptics’ European presence and leverages a strong base of local analog and RF expertise to advance the state-of-the-art in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for the IoT. Synaptics® Incorporated (Nasdaq: SYNA) today announced the opening of a wireless research and development center in the Sophia Antipolis technology park in southeast France. Focused on […]

The Cote d’Azur rolls out its property plans at the SIMI trade show in Paris

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With an ultra-green hotel in Grand Arénas, a glass-covered car park at Nice Méridia and the « Cote 121 » program in Sophia Antipolis, the Cote d’Azur presented the face of a region in full recovery to property investors at the SIMI trade show in Paris. The Côte d’Azur out in force at SIMI 2014 On Friday […]

Sophia Antipolis : Hewlett Packard Enterprise selected to build a supercomputer for the Maison de l’Intelligence Artificielle

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The establishment of a Hewlett Packard Enterprise computing platform at the Maison de l’Intelligence Artificielle (MIA), will give students, researchers and start-ups access to a high-performance infrastructure to carry out artificial intelligence and machine learning projects. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) announced that it has been chosen to build a compute and machine learning platform […]

SIKUR launches the Security Design Lab with the Université Côte d’Azur

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Sikur, a cybersecurity firm based in Sophia Antipolis, is launching the Security Design Lab in collaboration with the Université Côte d’Azur, aiming to contribute the latest security technology to detect any IoT breach for firms and governments in this era of hyper-connectivity. The Security Design Lab (SDL) is a large collaboration network with the Mediterranean […]

Artificial Intelligence : MyDataModels raises €2.5 million to fuel international expansion

MyDataModels, which is headquartered ins Sophia Antipolis, offers companies a turnkey solution to implement Artificial Intelligence data analysis without machine learning skills. The startup announces a €2.5 million seed round led by Speedinvest, with participation from Region Sud Investissement and existing investors Earlybird Venture Capital. The new financing will enable MyDataModels to expand into new […]

Sophia Antipolis : Greencom Networks announces #12 millions equity funding

GreenCom Networks AG, which R&D center is based in Sophia Antipolis,  announced the conclusion of its latest financing round of €12 million, led by Shell Ventures and supported by Energy & Environment Investment (“EEI”) and existing investors. The investment enables GreenCom to expand its strategy of international growth and to further enhance its pioneering position […]

Sophia Antipolis: Nicox raises €15 million in private placement

Nicox SA, based in Sophia Antipolis, an international ophthalmology company, announced a financing through a private placement via the issuance of 3,529,565 new ordinary shares with gross proceeds of €15.0 million. The Company was previously financed to complete both the Mont Blanc Phase 3 trial for NCX 470 and the Mississippi Phase 2b trial for […]

Kalray Joins MLCommons as Founding Member


Kalray is a pioneer in processors for new intelligent systems based in Sophia Antipolis. The company announced it has joined MLCommons as founding member. MLCommons is a not for profit, engineering consortium founded by 30+ global technology and academic leaders in AI and Machine Learning to accelerate machine learning innovation and broaden access to this […]

Living Labs at Sophia Antipolis

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Living Labs is one of the leading networks of applied innovation clusters that comprise Europe’s 22 most innovative clusters focused on developing pilot projects. The five sectors selected for the Côte d’Azur projects – tourism, health, education, the environment and finance – will be jointly led by the IMAGINE Institute of the University of de […]