Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

Press releases

March 2020

EURECOM implements "CoronaCheck": the first fact-checking system for coronavirus statistical reporting

With the spread of the COVID-19 virus, there has been a spike in misinformation about its origin, diffusion and effects. Incorrect and misleading claims are widespread over social networks, but also by politicians and governments.

The team of Prof. Papotti at EURECOM (France) and Prof. Trummer at Cornell University (USA) are working together to build a system that automatically verifies statistical claims about the coronavirus. This work is made public today with the release of CoronaCheck (, a website where for any given statistical claim, such as "On March 12, new cases increased only by 5% in USA.", the system is able to demonstrate on official data if it true or false.

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February 2019

ASVspoof: World-leading research institutes and IT companies are joining forces to combat voice spoofs

Together with a large team of international collaborators, EURECOM, a world-class French academic research center in the fields of data science and digital security, is working to fight the abuse of voice-based technologies and develop preventive strategies. Pooling efforts and expertise, the ASVspoof 2019 challenge ( is currently underway, represent-ing the largest and most comprehensive evaluation of spoofing and countermeasures to date.

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April 2018

Malaysia chooses French excellence to develop a Master's program in cybersecurity

The French engineering school EURECOM, the University Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) and Naval Group signed a cooperation agreement a few days ago in Kuala Lumpur to develop cybersecurity in Malaysia.

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February 2016

EURECOM is proud to announce that three major industrial groups have joined the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance (OSA) in 2016 – Orange, TCL Communication Technology, and Ercom – and will make up the current strategic board of the OSA. Along with the associate partners, EURECOM and the new strategic board will lay down the path for making the OSA a driving force for innovation in 5G systems.

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June 2015

David Gesbert, Professor and Head of the Mobile Communications Department at EURECOM, has obtained a scholarship ERC Advanced Grant for research he conducted on wireless communication systems beyond the standard 5G. A promising funding that will allow to deeply influence the mobile communications of the future, and strengthens the quality of research conducted at EURECOM.

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November 2014

EURECOM announces USRP software defined radio support for OpenAirInterface, an open source LTE base station and core network (EUTRAN – eNB and EPC) software stack, enabling realtime interoperation with commercial LTE devices.

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September 2013

Yves Roudier, professor at the Networks and Security Dept. of EURECOM, speaker at the 3rd meeting ESIROI ENTERPRISES in Saint-Denis de la Réunion on Friday, September 27, 2013 on the issue of information systems security.

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June 2013

EURECOM and the Government of the "Principauté de Monaco" announced the creation of a laboratory driven by EURECOM on digital security .

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March 2013

Data Protection in Europe: more than 100 Leading European Academics are taking a position. EURECOM signed document with INRIA, the CNRS, the Université de Versailles and the Institut de l’Ouest to support legislation for the protection of personal data.

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December 2011

A new IEEE Fellow at EURECOM : The IEEE Board of Directors elevated Prof. Jean-Luc Dugelay to IEEE Fellow, effective 1 January 2012, with the following citation: "for contributions to three dimensional imaging for security applications".
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October 2011

The first professional multiservicesmobile box on LTE (4G) : QuesCom, Mios and EURECOM have announced that the WL-BOX-4G project, accredited by the SCS Cluster, has been selected for funding by the interministerial funds.

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September 2011

EURECOM and BMW Group Research and Technology   jointly organized a workshop to present the results of their partnership: « A key collaboration in intelligent information and communications technologies for future cars ».

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March 2011

The "Symantec Graduate Fellowship' awarded to Leyla BILGE, PhD student in the Network and Security Department at EURECOM, supervised by Davide Balzarotti.
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Junuary 2011

David GESBERT, professor at EURECOM within the mobile communication dept., is awarded the distinction of “FELLOW” of the IEEE.
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December 2010

The Blondel medal awarded to Jean-Luc DUGELAY. An award for a high-level researcher and professor in the Multimedia Communications Department at EURECOM.
is awarded the distinction of “FELLOW” of the IEEE.
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October 2010

Monaco Telecom joined the industrial partners of EURECOM consortium.
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February 2009

Norwegian University of Science and Technolgy, NTNU Trondheim, one of the most prestigious European universities, becomes a member of EURECOM consortium.
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February 2008

Amadeus, the world’s leading provider of IT solutions for the travel and tourism industry, has signed a research partnership with EURECOM in Sophia Antipolis.
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December 2007

A key partner for EURECOM !
Technische Universität Munchen, one of the most prestigious European universities, signed a cooperation contract with the Sophia Antipolis-based engineering school in communication systems.
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January 2007

The German company SAP, world’s leading provider of business software, has launched a research partnership with EURECOM in Sophia Antipolis
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June 2006

A new industrial member for EURECOM
Today, BMW Group Research and Technology has agreed a long-term joint venture with “EURECOM”
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May 2006

EURECOM is an actor of the "Symphonie des Machines" making part of The Festival of the Fourth Dimension, the first global festival of the Art, Science and Technology to take place in Sophia Antipolis Côte d'Azur, 06-10 June 2006. The five-day festival will gather artist, philosopher, scientist, and high-tech communities from around the world to celebrate their vision of a creation beyond tradition.
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