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Webinnov' La place de l'innovation dans le contexte covid-19

A look back at our first Webinnov’ “Comparative views on the place of innovation in the context of COVID-19”

12 June 2020 | News & events

On May 5th, we held our first webinar on the place of innovation in the context of COVID-19! For this first session, we had the pleasure to welcome 4 innovation experts in their respective fields: Sandra ANDREU Innovation Director, SUEZ), Cecile EURENDJIAN (Director of Innovation Mobile Connectivity, THALES), Gilles RABIN (Director of Innovation, Applications and Science, CNES) and Bernard LLEDOS (Director, ACCELAIR by AIR LIQUIDE)

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Digital health usage overview for better management of COVID-19

10 June 2020 | Alcim's articles

In the current context of COVID-19, one of the greatest challenges is how to manage a contagious disease which in some cases requires heavy medical intervention while respecting social distancing as much as possible. Today, digital technology is emerging as part of the solution. Alcimed explores the panorama of digital tools that allow for better management of the coronavirus epidemic today.

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Contact tracing covid-19 coronavirus - Suivi et traçage des contacts

COVID-19 contact tracing: can digital efficiently contribute to facilitate epidemic management?

As an essential public health tool, contact tracing has been applied to break the chains of human-to-human transmission and control the spread of COVID-19. To investigate cases and trace their contacts, there exist two avenues: manual and digital. Can digital applications help increase the efficiency of contact tracing, while respecting the privacy, confidentiality and autonomy of users?

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3D printing in industries. Impression 3D dans l'industrie

4 key 3D printing trends impacting industries

9 June 2020 | Alcim's articles

The expanding use of 3D printing is one of the main disruptive technologies at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 3D printing is increasingly used in different industries, such as aerospace, automotive, healthcare, construction and energy industries. Alcimed identifies 4 important trends for the future of 3D printing.

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COVID-19 santé mentale et numérique. COVID-19, mental health and digital technology.

Mental health and COVID-19: which role can digital technology play?

4 June 2020 | Alcim's articles

Global health crises such as the COVID-19 crisis are synonymous with anxiety and can have a significant impact on our mental health. Public health France reports an increase in sleep disorders and a decrease in current life satisfaction during the period of confinement [1], which translates into a decrease in mental well-being. At the same time, digital technology is increasingly seen as a tool for mental health. Alcimed deciphers the links between mental health, COVID-19 and digital.

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Recyclage matériaux critiques - Recycling critical materials

The paradox of critical materials: those materials that are difficult to supply and which escape recycling

2 June 2020 | Alcim's articles

In recent years, voices have been raised to denounce the geostrategic dependence of the French economy on certain materials. But these critical materials, for which France has little or no resources of its own, are hardly ever recycled. So why are we struggling to set up processes for reusing these materials at the end of their lives? What solutions are beginning to emerge?

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