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Grand Prize in the i-lab Innovation Contest for the AcuSurgical Project, a robot for tomorrow's vitreoretinal surgery

Grand Prize in the i-lab innovation competition for the AcuSurgical Project, a robot for tomorrow’s vitreoretinal surgery, carried by Christoph Spuhler in collaboration with Yassine Haddab and Philippe Poignet of the LIRMM.

It is about modern robotic technologies to make retinal microsurgery safer and more accessible.

Partners : AxLR-Satt LirmmUniversité de MontpellierCNRSUniversité Jean MonnetBIC MontpellierBPI France


I-Lab 2020 Innovation Competition: 73 Innovators-Entrepreneurs Awarded, 10 Grand Prizes Awarded

Maintained despite the health crisis linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 22nd edition of the i-Lab innovation contest, organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in partnership with Bpifrance, distinguishes 73 winners including 10 Grand Prizes. Specificities of the 2020 promotion: an increased presence of women, who represent 20% of the winners, a majority of projects from public research (59%) and a predominance of the fields of health and digital (80%). Over the years, i-Lab asserts its decisive role in supporting the creation of deeptech start-ups and, more broadly, confirms its major contribution to the French innovation system.