|New Director at Mines Alès
By a decree of the French President dated 31 January 2013, Bruno GOUBET, Mines Engineer, is appointed Director of Mines Alès with effect from 10 February 2013.
|The Java Academy
The Télécom Saint-Etienne and Mines Saint-Etienne schools have teamed up with the IT company SQLI to launch the J//academy: in-depth, high quality teaching of Java technologies, the most-used programming language in the world.
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|Award-winning researchers from Mines Saint-Etienne
Several research professors from the BioPi (Biology of inhaled particles) department at the Engineering and Health research and training centre, working in partnership with colleagues from UJM, recently received the top award at the annual "CLARA Trophies" ceremony (awards for cancer research in the Rhone-Alpes region). The prize was presented at the 5th Industrial-Academic Forum at the CLARA cancer center, in recognition of their work on the Nanocolon project.
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|Christophe Digne appointed Director of Télécom SudParis
Engineer Christophe Digne (46) has been appointed Director of Télécom SudParis by order of the Minister for Industrial Recovery. He will take up his new post on 1st January 2013.
Since 2009, Christophe Digne has served as Head of Academic Strategy at the General Council of Economy, Industry, Energy and Technology (CGEIET), where he spearheaded the development of Institut Mines-Télécom.
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|Institut Mines-Télécom represented at the business and engineering schools exhibition
The Institut Mines-Télécom schools will be present at the Salon des Grandes Ecoles de Commerce et d’Ingénieur (the exhibition for leading business and engineering schools) from 14th - 16th December, Espace Champerret, Paris 17.
Come and meet the team at stand I16!
The director of a business launched via the Mines Alès incubator has been ranked amongst the "World’s 10 most revolutionary high-tech entrepreneurs"
21st Science Festival
|An Institut Mines-Telecom start-up awarded the Initiative prize by Académie Amorim
The Académie Amorim, which supports innovation in the Wine sector, awarded the Initiative Prize to the Vinoga project, an online game which allows players to virtually produce their own wine.
Vinoga is a start-up business created by 2 students from Telecom Business School and 1 student from Télécom SudParis, currently inclubated at Virginia Tech University in the US.
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|ESIAL becomes Télécom Nancy
ESIAL, an engineering school at the University of Lorraine and a partner school of the Institut Mines-Télécom, has changed its name to become Télécom Nancy.
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|Program First 2012 at the Fondation Télécom
On 21st September, the participants of the Program First 2012, organized under the tutorship of the Fondation Télécom's founding partners, met at the Institut Mines-Télécom to close the 2012 session.
The students participating in the program presented their projects.
Guy Roussel on the Supervisory Board of Numergy
In early September SFR and Bull launched their joint venture Numergy, a company intended to offer cloud computing services to government departments and businesses. Guy Roussel, President of the Fondation Télécom, will be Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
|Télécom Ecole de Management ranked by the Financial Times among the top Management Masters
70 business schools feature in the 2012 Financial Times ranking of the world’s best Management Masters. Télécom Ecole de Management joins the ranking at 41st place.
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|Yves Poilane takes over as President of ParisTech
The Executive Board of ParisTech met on 9 July 2012 to formalize the resignation of Cyrille van Effenterre from his presidency of ParisTech, with effect from 18 July 2012.
Yves Poilane has been Dean of Télécom ParisTech (formerly the École nationale supérieure des télécommunications) and President of the joint Mines-Ponts and Banque de Notes of the same name since August 2007.
A call for applications will be launched soon to recruit the new president.
|The Institut Mines-Télécom signs a cooperation agreement with Japan
On July 6, the Japanese National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and the Institut Mines-Télécom signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the institute’s Paris premises.
This agreement will allow exchanges for interns and the development of scientific projects between France and Japan, amongst others.
|Over 2000 followers on Twitter
At the beginning of July, the number of followers of the Institut Mines-Télécom (@Mines_Telecom) on Twitter reached the 2000 mark.
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Télécom Ecole de Management graduate integration survey
The graduates’ association has just released the results of its survey on professional integration for the class of 2011 at Télécom Business School.
Find out the results, up on last year
|Jacques Fayolle, new Dean at Télécom Saint-Etienne
Jacques Fayolle was elected by the school's Governance Council on Tuesday May 22, 2012 as Dean of Télécom Saint-Etienne, an Institut Mines-Télécom associate school.
|Institut Mines-Télécom comes to Paris-Saclay campus
Since the end of March, some fifty people from Télécom SudParis and Télécom ParisTech have started work at Nano-INNOV, an integration center situated in Palaiseau. The premises, opened on May 4, are home to the first Institut Mines-Télécom facility on the Paris-Saclay campus.
Find out more on Paris-Saclay's website
|Alain-Louis Schmitt, new director of École des Mines d'Albi
M. Alain-Louis Schmitt, Ingénieur Général des Mines, has been appointed as the new director of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux as of May 1, 2012. He succeeds Bruno Verlon who had managed the School since February 2003, and who took up a new position as director at the Ministry for Department of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport and Housing at the end January 2012. He will be acting as deputy to the General Commissioner for Sustainable Development.
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Launch of an International PhD at Télécom Ecole de Management
Telecom Ecole de Management is launching its PhD Program in ICT Management in partnership with 14 universities worldwide, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the European Commission.
The aim of this program is to assist international researchers to investigate the impact of ICTs on the economy, organizations and management methods (knowledge management, supply chain, information systems, financial services, management skills, social responsibility…).
Offered by Telecom Ecole de Management and taught in English, the program will start in October 2012.
To find out more about this international PhD
Disability awareness day at Mines Saint-Etienne
On April 12 Mines Saint-Etienne held a disability awareness day on the Saint-Etienne site at 158 Cours Fauriel. Throughout the day engineering students had the chance to experience for themselves some of the situations which face people with disabilities, allowing them to better understand these challenges.
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|Télécom Ecole de Management has received AACSB accreditation for 5 years
Télécom Ecole de Management is now one of only 14 business schools in France to hold dual accreditation from AACSB and AMBA: Audencia Nantes, Bordeaux EM, EDHEC, EM Lyon, ESCP Europe, Euromed Marseille, Grenoble EM, Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier, HEC, INSEAD, Reims Management School, Rouen Business School, Toulouse Business School and now Télécom Ecole de Management.
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Télécom ParisTech and the Alumni Association announce the three winners of the Digital Technology Awards
Jean-Paul BAILLY, Eric CARREEL and Tristan NITOT were honoured for their contribution to the digital society, at the 14th Digital Technology Awards, held on April 5 2012 at the Paris Chamber of Commerce.
The Fondation Télécom Best Internship Awards 2011
• Yasmine Arsalane (Télécom Saint-Etienne) for her internship with Bouygues Télécom in the IT systems department
Télécom Ecole de management creates a 6th double diploma, "engineering-management", with ENSIIE
Having recently launched its 6th double diploma with a new engineering school, the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique pour l’Industrie et l’Entreprise (ENSIIE), Télécom Business School has clearly established a reputation a reputation as a leading institution for training engineer-managers, crucial dual competences which are increasingly sought after by companies. Between now and 2015, the Evry-based business school, well-known for its expertise in new technologies, plans to train some one hundred engineers in management skills every year.
|The 1st Institut Mines-Télécom conference
The Engineering and ICST for Healthcare conference will take place on March 6th and 7th, 2012 at the Institut Mines-Télécom.
March 6th: leading research activities and 6 essential themes covering engineering and ICST in the healthcare sector.
March 7th: focus on partner-orientated and translational research.
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The Institut Télécom reaches out to the Mines schools and becomes the Institut Mines-Télécom
The decree establishing Institut Mines-Télécom was published on 29th February 2012, in the Journal officiel de la République française. After two years of work, on 1st March this text gave birth to one of the leading national higher education and research groups in the field of engineering, management and innovation.
The 10 schools and 2 subsidiaries of the new Institute bring together 3,600 people and 12,000 students. In 2011, they produced 3,900 graduates, of which 2,300 graduated as engineers or managers and 430 graduated as doctors. The schools also educate around 7% of graduate engineers in France. They are engaged in very active partnership research, linking academic excellence and value for industry. This research work, which resulted in the production of nearly 1,200 A-rank publications last year, has also been financed by own resources up to 84 million Euros. In 2011, the research also supported the set-up of 107 businesses.
The schools and subsidiaries of the Institut Mines-Télécom : Mines Albi-Carmaux, Mines Alès, Mines Douai, Mines Nantes, Mines ParisTech, Mines Saint-Etienne, Télécom ParisTech, Télécom Bretagne, Télécom SudParis, Télécom Ecole de Management, Télécom Lille1, Eurécom.
Telecommunications ForumOnce again this year, the students of Télécom SudParis, Télécom Business School and Télécom ParisTech will join forces to organize the Telecommunications Forum.
A key recruitment event in France, the Telecommunications Forum welcomed over 100 businesses in 2011, as well as over 5000 visitors.
The 20th Telecommunications Forum will take place on 16th February at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles from 9am to 7pm.
Go to the Telecommunications Forum website
The Institut Mines-Télécom schools highly ranked by high-school pupils