, Head of Research & Innovation, PSA Group Innovation strategy
, co-director of the School of Law and Political Science at Université Paris-Saclay, is a professor of private law. He is a researcher at the Center for Studies and Research in Immaterial Law after having directed for more than ten years. He also directs the Master's degree in Innovation and Industrial Property Law in the mentions of Université Paris-Saclay Intellectual Property Law / Digital Law. Her special area of teaching and research is intellectual property law specifically applied to information technologies and other innovative technologies. He is also more interested in the legal issues of digital and internet (personal data, artificial intelligence, e-commerce, open data ...).
, Innovation Lead, KIC Climate France
After graduating from ESIEE Paris, Benoist Vercherin combined both French and American engineering training by then obtaining a Master of Science from Caltech (USA). This second degree provided him with a wide spectrum of systemic knowledge.
While working in the energy sector at Schlumberger and Siemens AG, he developed projects focused on the effectiveness of energy systems in different geographic contexts, in partnership with utilities companies. In 2015, he joined Climate-KIC to support its partners and entrepreneurs in fostering innovations in the fight against climate change. Placing itself at the heart of ecosystems, Climate-KIC catalyzes ideas to create a new zero-carbon economy and a resilient society.
organised by the University of Paris-Saclay