About b<>com

Created in late 2012, the b<>com Technology Research Institute is a tech provider and an innovation accelerator for every business that uses digital to increase its competitiveness. Discover b<>com in 90 seconds thanks to this key facts and figures video.

b<>com brings together multi-cultural disciplines and talents in augmented reality, virtual reality, and immersive media formats, in the fields of applied artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, 5G networks, Internet of Things, cognitive science, and e-health.

The IRT, which came about from a public/private partnership, brings together top experts from industry and academia at its Rennes campus, and its sites in Paris, Brest, and Lannion.

Thanks to its world-class engineering team, its technology platforms and its unique mix of scientific and industrial knowhow, b<>com offers its clients technology solutions that give them invaluable competitive edge.

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Certified in 2012 by the global cluster Images & Réseaux, it is supported by the French government's Investissements d’Avenir program, and locally by the region of Brittany, Rennes Métropole, Lannion Trégor Communauté, and Brest Métropole.

International Partnerships

Given the international markets in which it operates, b<>com has developed an international network of partners in Europe, North America, and Asia. Researcher mobility, licensing, collaborative research, content co-production, these are just some options for cooperation with the global industrial ecosystem that allow b<>com to accelerate in its three areas of technological expertise. 

European Projects

b<>com is participating in 10 European projects:

Standardization bodies and professional alliances

Besides these partnerships, b<>com has been actively involved since 2014 in large global standardization bodies and professional alliances.


As a symbol of its commitment to a quality approach, b<>com also became ISO 9001 and ISO13485 certified.