The aim of the Institute of Research and Technology (IRT) b<>com is to accelerate the development and marketing of tools, products, and services for improving everyday living, through research and innovation in digital technologies. In concrete terms, b<>com innovates at the highest levels in the fields of hypermedia (ultra-high-definition images, 3D, smart content, and virtual and augmented reality, to name a few), ultra-high-speed fixed and mobile networks, and its starting field of e-health.

  • innovation
  • future
  • better life
  • great ideas
  • better experiences


2nd National IRT Forum: Ready for Nantes!

The outlines of the event have just been unveiled: it will be held in Nantes on October 21, 2014 in the presence of Louis Schweitzer, France's senior official for investments in the future (CGI).
2nd National IRT Forum: Ready for Nantes!

The b<>com campus: coming soon!

The construction of b<>com's new campus doesn't stop for the summer. Come with us for a private tour!
The b<>com campus: coming soon!
Caroline Ablain

The Augmented Reality plan is a Go!

Vincent Marcatté, President of b<>com and head of the industrial Augmented Reality Plan, has just submitted his roadmap to the Ministry of the Economy. It was approved by Arnaud Montebourg and Axelle Lemaire, and will now be implemented.
The Augmented Reality plan is a Go!

innovation fields

b<>com innovates in 3 main fields:

  • Hypermedia (ultra-high-definition images, 3D images, smart content, virtual and augmented reality, etc.)
  • Networks & Security (ultra-high-speed and upcoming generations)
  • e-Health

To achieve our goals, we have developed a line of skills for use across industries, divided into nine varieties of experimentation.


Discover the solutions and publications released at b<>com.