Berger-Levrault, a French Tech company specializing in software publishing, and Inria, have forged a strategic partnership. The two institutions signed a framework collaboration contract with a view to accelerating the development of innovative solutions based on the enhanced use of AI. Inria and Berger-Levrault have been in close collaboration for almost four years.
A strategic partnership between Berger-Levrault and Inria
The partnership signed on May 31 by Bruno Sportisse, CEO of Inria, and Pierre-Marie Le Hucher, CEO of Berger-Levrault aims to develop operational platforms to enhance the massive influx of data coming from users or networks. connected objects. These tools will be developed using advanced algorithms including intelligent interfaces that are inclusive and respectful of personal data.
The two organizations wish to accelerate the development of disruptive digital solutions based on reinforced AI in the local authority, health or industry sector: structures concerned with optimizing the use of their infrastructures. The framework contract signed by Inria and Berger-Levrault will make it possible to create a project team made up of experts from both establishments to continue the research work already started.
A collaboration that has existed for four years and which will continue thanks to the signing of a framework contract
It is thanks to four years of multiple collaborations that the two entities have been able to explore together the contribution of skills and advanced technologies to the design of innovative tools:
- On the one hand, Berger-Levrault joins the twenty or so partner companies with Inria, including Atos and Safety Line. Thanks to this, the company wishes to strongly accelerate the implementation of its international development strategy which is based on these innovative capacities.
- On the other hand, Inria wishes to strengthen the French economic fabric with the help of strategic bilateral agreements, as illustrated by its “Ambition Inria 2023” objectives and performance contract.
For the research institute, this partnership reinforces the collaboration already initiated since 2018. All of the work already carried out jointly with Berger-Levrault is one of the reasons mentioned by Inria in order to evolve towards a more integrated mode of collaboration that would benefit two establishments.