About Bertrand Copigneaux

I’m currently mainly working on European research project (FP7, Horizon 2020) and studies for the European Commission. I’m the project coordinator of a large IP project on the Internet of Things: BUTLER, and involved in several other projects. My day to day tasks involve project and proposal management, active research work, dissemination and communication and project exploitation. My interests are in the socio-economical impacts and challenges linked with information and communication technologies. I have been involve in studies of the business innovation and ecosystems, ethical impact, security and privacy issues, and openness (open science, open data, open society) of ICT innovations, especially around the Internet of Things domain. Regarding my background: I have a Dipl. Ing. in computer science from university of Nice Sophia Antipolis, I started my career as an entrepreneur by creating a company called SimplySim, focused in 3D simulations. I have been the COO of this company for more than 4 years, during which I have handled a variety of subjects from sales and marketing, admin and finance to managing the team (up to 10 people). We sold the company in 2011, and after a year working on a smooth transition (product management) with the new management structure I left, looking for new challenges. keywords: European research project; Internet of Things; Socio-economical impacts and challenges; Entrepreneur.

IoT Week 2014 Reports Available

The IERC AC1 on Architecture and Open Platforms was among the lead contributors of the 2014 IoT Week in London, participating to many activities.

The IERC Activity Chain 1 session on Open Platforms introduced the Open Platforms initiative. This session was divided in two parts: the morning session presented the Open Platforms initiative, and […]

By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: News||0 Comments

IoT Week 2014

The IoT Week

The Open Platforms Portal initiative has been officialy launched this week at the IoT Week 2014 in London


As part of the IoT Week a Hackathon has been organized on the components of the Open Platforms, including components from BUTLER, OpenIoT, Compose and Gatesense

If you participated in the Hackathon, we welcome your […]

By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: News||0 Comments

Open Platforms Portal Beta

Welcome to the Open Platforms Portal
The AC1 / BUTLER / Open Platform team is happy to introduce you to the first version of the Open Platforms Portal. The objective of the portal is to reference the open technologies that can be used to create Internet of Things applications but also to document their […]

By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments