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 […]

Sophia Antipolis and Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone become Sister Parks

Saturday July 2, during the “Forum Franco-chinois des futurs dirigeants d’entreprises scientifiques et technologiques” (the Franco-Chinese Forum for Future Leaders in Science and Technology), the Business and Science Parks Sophia Antipolis and Chengdu (Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone) signed several agreements in the presence of Madam Yadong Liu, Vice Prime Minister and representative for the Ministry of Innovation of the People’s […]

Sophia Antipolis: W3C prepares for the future web payment standards

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In Sophia Antipolis, the European teams of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) are coordinating the technical part of the W3C web payments initiative, which should unlock huge potential for global e-commerce. Standardising web payments: massive challenges for global e-commerce With e-commerce set to turnover 1.471 billion dollars in 2014, an increase of almost 20 % on […]

SoFab: The Sophia Antipolis FabLab dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT)

Named « SoFab », the Sophia Antipolis IoT/M2M-focused FabLab is set to open on 29 October at the Polytech’Nice offices at SophiaTech. The Sophia Antipolis FabLab, known as « SoFab » is the result of a competition launched last September and is expecting 200 to 300 people when it opens to the public on 29 October. The Sophia Antipolis […]