Artificial Intelligence

The figures talk for themselves

The 1st French Microsoft Experiences Lab and a Microsoft AI School opened in Nantes

130 permanent teaching and research staff

working on AI applications
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Great business opportunities in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Great because you will find both clients and high quality partners

Many business opportunities are waiting for you in Atlantic France, as our industry leaders are increasing the adoption of artificial intelligence technology. Set up near them and become one of their providers!

You will also have the possibility to boost your development by partnering with our leading regional companies, knowing that our key-players can manage both hard and soft AI technologies.

Great for the digital talent pool and the innovative R&D facilities

Atlantic France offers a solid talent pool to choose from, thanks to our cutting-edge research labs and top-ranking universities & engineering schools. It should be noted that Microsoft chose Nantes to set up its 1st French experiences lab and AI school in 2019.

Besides this, our innovation clusters and platforms are bringing together the regional AI stakeholders to face the challenge of the digital revolution. Locating yourself in Atlantic France therefore means benefiting from this favourable environment to boost your development.

Great because strong public support allows the AI sector to grow fast

In Atlantic France, the regional authorities are dedicating a sizeable budget to support the development of AI. Benefit from these investments which are fostering new business opportunities, especially if your solution addresses key sectors such as the healthcare of the future, industry 4.0, smart mobility, smart grids and marine renewable energy.

IS YOUR PROJECT DIFFERENT? LET’S HAVE A LOOK AT YOUR BUSINESS POTENTIAL.

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Leading names

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Powerful networking and the right connections

Innovation clusters

Images & Réseaux

The reference cluster of digital innovation (Intelligent territory, smart home, e-education and e-health …)

www.images-et-reseaux.com

EMC2

The French industrial cluster for advanced manufacturing technologies

www.pole-emc2.fr

Business clusters

Naonedia

AI advocacy group working for ethical and responsible artificial intelligence that is accessible to all.

http://naonedia.fr

Innovation platforms

Atlanstic 2020

brings together the regional digital sciences ecosystem to rise to the challenges of the digital revolution

www.atlanstic2020.fr

Proxinnov

An organization serving manufacturers, bringing together companies in the robotics sector
www.proxinnov.com/en/

Clarté

Technology resource centre specialising in virtual reality, augmented reality and emerging technologies

www.clarte-lab.fr

CEA Tech

Technology transfer platform, speeding innovation for industry and developing programs on AI and robotics/cobotics.

cea-tech.fr

Research platforms

LARIS

This laboratory works in three ICT areas – system automation, image signals and reliability – with applications for the plant sector, healthcare and information science

laris.univ-angers.fr/en/

LERIA

Computer Science Laboratory of Angers University that conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of artificial intelligence

blog.univ-angers.fr/leria/accueil/

LIUM

Computer Science Laboratory of Le Mans University

lium.univ-lemans.fr/en

LS2N

Laboratory of Digital Sciences of Nantes

www.ls2n.fr

CAPACITÉS-IA

brings together scientific capabilities (LS2N laboratory) and engineering expertise (CAPACITÉS SAS): deep learning, predictive analysis, image recognition, warning systems and big data

www.capacites.fr

ICI Centrale Nantes

High Performance Computing Research Institute that manages the Centrale Nantes SuperComputing Centre

ici.ec-nantes.fr

Academic resources

Academic resources

  • Centrale Nantes: Ranked in the top 5 engineering schools in France. Known for its Ph.D. research studies in Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing. Other Ph.D. research studies in Computer Science and Automation, & Robotics
  • Epitech: Graduate school of digital innovation
  • Imie: Computer science school: 3D Animation, E-sport, Communication & design
  • IMT Atlantique: Engineering School in the fields of Digital Technology, Energy & Environment
  • Nantes Atlantic Design School: a private institution for higher education dedicated to design professions, in association with the University of Nantes
  • Polytech’Nantes: The graduate school of engineering of the University of Nantes, located on 3 campuses (Nantes, Saint-Nazaire and La Roche-sur-Yon). Sectors: Electronics, Digital, energy, construction and materials

Let's meet at an event

03 September

SIDO

Lyon

The first European exhibition dedicated to IoT, artificial intelligence and robotics. 3 & 4 September 2020

www.sido-event.com
Meet us there!
15 December

Salon de la Data

Nantes

The show is aimed at any Data professional who is a decision-maker, expert or user, private or public.

salondata.fr
Meet us there!