Partnerships & innovation (original)

3IA Côte d'Azur shares its expertise with you. Discover our partnerships’ possibilities and our training programs dedicated to companies and adapted to your specificities. 

Partnerships: collaborate with 3IA Côte d'Azur

Stay a step ahead : collaborate with 3IA Côte d'Azur

artificial intelligence collaboration
artificial intelligence collaboration

A wide range of collaboration options is available so that each company can find an AI solution that is adapted to their specific needs, including:

  • Size: large group, SME, start-up, etc.
  • Time frame: short, medium or long term.
  • Strategic objectives: fundamental or applied research, software development, prototyping, commercialization.
  • The level of internal skills in AI.

Collaborating together in 4 steps

  • Set up the type of AI collaboration that is best suited to the company's needs
  • Identify the most relevant academic researchers to be involved
  • Establish the budget and identify the different phases of the AI project 
  • Define an efficient framework for the partnership contract that addresses the issues associated with the intellectual property of the results and their use in relation with the technology transfer services of the relevant academic partners


  • Collaborative projects are co-financed by the partner company. In the event that the company needs additional funding, the 3IA Côte d'Azur Institute has the experience and network necessary to identify additional sources of funding from organizations that support innovation: BPI France, IDEX, French Tech, the Region.
  • For projects aimed at creating start-ups, the project can be set up, and can be connected with incubator organizations (Incubateur PACA Est, INRIA Start-up Studio, CNRS Rise, IDEX AAPs, etc.) and organizations that financially support technological maturation (SATT SE, Canceropole PACA, BPI France).

A wide range of collaborations available

Contact us!

Contact the front-desk: 

  • To answer all your questions
  • To organize a preliminary appointment.
  • To connect you with a partner institution or researcher related to your AI need. 
Training: Artificial Intelligence (AI) training for companies

Industry partners you can count on us!


Customized training for companies

3IA Côte d’Azur offers specialized modules for companies, at all different levels and throughout the year. We can work with you to develop various professional training qualifications to ensure your staff have the skills they need to work at the cutting edge of AI.

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If you need AI-trained interns or if you plan to recruit graduates with an AI profile, contact us:

Get to know our Deep Learning School

  • Our annual Deep Learning School saw a significant boost in attendance this year, with a 50% increase in active participation from industry and academic partners.
  • This event was intended to show solidarity, to demonstrate our commitment and support to partner companies who are suffering from on-going damage as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Over the past 3 years, more than 1000 engineers, researchers and PhD students, coming from both the public and private sector, shared ideas and experiences. This program was created by experts in Deep Learning and offers an introductory and advanced training for scientists and professionals from all backgrounds.

Strong involvement of companies :
62 companies contribute to the 3IA Côte d’Azur for a total of 18.7 M€