Atos and Siemens reward the 10 finalist start-ups of Digital Industry Awards 2018


Paris, October 17 2018

Atos and Siemens, in partnership with the CEA, announce the winners of the Digital Industry Award, the disruptive start-up competition aimed at digitalizing and revolutionizing the industry, construction and energy sectors.

Following the announcement of the start-up competition in May, a total of 78 projects have been submitted, from which 10 teams were selected as finalists and from which four were selected as overall winners. The jury was made up of experts from Atos, Siemens and the CEA. The award ceremony took place last night at the Palais Brongniart in Paris as part of the Digital Industry Summit, where the winners were divided into the following categories: Smart Energy, Smart Building, Smart Product and Smart Plant.

The jury, presided over by Claudie Haigneré (France’s first woman astronaut, ex minister and ESA’s CEO advisor) was made up of experts from Atos, Siemens, and the CEA, as well as several corporate directors from Total, ENEDIS and Bpifrance amongst others. Jean-Marie Simon, Head of Atos in France, Steve Péguet, Head of Innovation of Atos in France, Nicolas Petrovic, Head of Siemens in France, and Stéphane Siebert, Director of CEA Tech awarded the following prizes to the winners:

  • Category: Smart Energy – energy efficiency optimization, renewable energies and new energy supplies.

Energiencyanalytic energy consumption for industrial processes. Energiency is a technological solution combining the Cloud, data science and AI (Artificial Intelligence), dedicated to Industry 4.0.

  • Category: Smart Building – Innovating concepts using connected methods for building and infrastructure management.

Dizmocomplete and flexible Interface of Things (TM) solution providing visual integration and data orchestration for smart buildings.

  • Category: Smart Product – data optimization for assembly lines and new products.

CARFITcombines vibration science with at edge AI to anticipate maintenance needs.

  • Category: Smart Plant – Industry 4.0, assembly line optimization and predictive maintenance.

PicomtoWeb and mobile adapted solution based on technical documentation used for production, maintenance and operations to implement visual instructions for smart and connected working methods.

  • Judge’s choice Award :

Amiral Technologies - offers predictive maintenance solutions for management and smart monitoring in the energy sector.

The winners have been awarded the following prizes:

  • A 5000 euro prize as well as the opportunity to develop their project with the CEA
  • The development of a partnership with Atos and/or Siemens
  • Incubation at the Siemens ‘MindSphere Center’
  • Project showcased at the Atos Business Technology & Innovation Centers (BTICs)


About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 13 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across all business sectors. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

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About Siemens France

Siemens France is part of Siemens AG, a worldwide technological group. For over 165 years in France, the name of Siemens is a definition of technical performance, innovation, quality and reliability. Siemens operates in the fields of electricity, automatization and digitalization, as one of the main suppliers in highly efficient electrical technologies, supporting sustainability. The company is a key player in the production, transport, and energy delivery, and a pioneer in terms of infrastructure solutions, equipment automatization, training systems and software solutions dedicated to the industry. With its publicly listed Siemens Healthineers AG Stock Exchange, the company is also a leading player in medical imaging, for both CT and magnetic resonance imaging, and also in the fields of diagnostic laboratory and information systems for the health sector. With nearly 7,000 employees, 8 industrial sites and 11 R & D centers including 8 with global responsibility, Siemens France is actively involved in strategic sectors for the French industry. As of September 30 2017, the closing date of the last fiscal year, Siemens France recorded, for its continuing operations, a turnover of € 2.3 billion, of which 32% was realized on exports.

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About the CEA

The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) is a public research organisation working in four main areas: defence and security, low carbon energies (nuclear and renewables), technological research for industry and fundamental research. Building on its recognised expertise, the CEA takes part in implementing cooperation projects with a wide range of academic and industrial partners. With its 16,000 researchers and employees, it is a major player in European research and is expanding its international presence. In 2017, Thomson-Reuters / Clarivate identified the CEA as the most innovative public research organization in Europe. The CEA-List, one of CEA Tech three technological research institutes constituting the CEA technological Division, focuses its researches on smart digital systems. With major economic and societal challenges, its R&D programs focus on artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, innovative instrumentation, cyberphysical systems and digital health. By developing state-of-the-art technologies, the CEA-List contributes to the industrial competitiveness of its partners through innovation and technology transfer. The quality of its partnership research has been rewarded with the “Carnot Institute” label since 2006 (Institut Carnot TN@UPSaclay). To learn more: |

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