Section: Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry

Bilateral Contracts with Industry


Participant : Éric Fleury.

A bilateral contract has been signed between the DANTE Inria team and HiKoB to formalise their collaboration in the context of the Equipex FIT (Futur Internet of Things) FIT is one of 52 winning projects in the Equipex research grant program. It will set up a competitive and innovative experimental facility that brings France to the forefront of Future Internet research. FIT benefits from 5.8 euros million grant from the French government Running from 22.02.11 – 31.12.2019. The main ambition is to create a first-class facility to promote experimentally driven research and to facilitate the emergence of the Internet of the future.

Orange R&D

Participant : Isabelle Guérin Lassous.

A contract has been signed between Inria and France Télécom for the PhD supervision of Laurent Reynaud. The PhD thesis subject concerns mobility strategies for fault resilience and energy conservation in wireless networks.


Participants : Márton Karsai [correspondant] , Éric Fleury.

Founded in 2012, Grandata is a Palo Alto-based company that leverages advanced research in Human Dynamics (the application of “big data” to social relationships and human behavior) to identify market trends and predict customer actions. Leading telecom and financial services firms are using Grandata’s Social Universe product to transform “big data” into impressive business results.

The DANTE team and Grandata started to collaborate in 2014 on the analysis of large datasets provided by the company. The aim of the collaboration is to gain better understanding about the dynamical patterns of human interactions, mobility, and the socio-economic structure of the society. As a part of this collaboration Carlos Sarraute (Grandata - R&D Director) visited the Dante team on November and Yannick Leo (DANTE - PhD student) visited Grandata office in Buenos Aires in 2014 December.

STACC, Skype/Microsoft Labs

Participant : Márton Karsai [correspondant] .

The Software Technology and Applications Competence Centre (STACC) is a research and development centre conducting high-priority applied research in the field of data mining and software and services engineering. Together with Skype/Microsoft Labs, STACC maintains a long lasting research collaboration with Márton Karsai (DANTE) on the modeling the adoption dynamics of online services.