About us

In short ...

Opscidia helps any professional confronted with scientific articles to analyse and extract relevant information using artificial intelligence that automatically analyses and processes scientific texts.

Opscidia

Creation: September 2019

Founders: Sylvain Massip – Charles Letaillieur

Office: Telecom Incubator Paris

Team: 9 talents

Scientific Articles: 3

Labels: 3

 
Charles Letailleur
Charles

Charles is an Internet professional with over 10 years of experience building disruptive products that give people a simple and easy-to-use Internet experience. Having worked on e-democracy and e-government, as well as open data projects, he is convinced that the social web can make scholarly publishing cheaper and more efficient.

Sylvain Massip
Sylvain

Sylvain holds a PhD in Physics from Cambridge University and has ten years experience in the science and industry sector. As an R&D manager in a start-up company, he has had the opportunity to work with several academic laboratories in a wide range of fields. Passionate about research, he is convinced that scientific communication can be improved, for the benefit of researchers and beyond.

Our history

Sylvains and Charles have known each other since their preparatory classes at engineering school. These two friends share the same values, and yet their knowledge is very different and varied.

2018: they set themselves the challenge of solving problems of access to scientific information using technologies based on artificial intelligence.

They both decided to develop an artificial intelligence-based tool capable of navigating open scientific literature and extracting the most relevant information.

2019: Charles and Sylvain took the crazy decision to put their professional lives on hold to devote themselves to Opscidia. The covid crisis was an opportunity for them to recall the vital importance of developing scientific and technological monitoring tools.

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Our vision

 

Initially, the objective was to create a free hosting platform for open access scientific publications, with the aim of supporting the community in favor of open science.

 

But we quickly realized that it lacked essential elements: a repository of information and a method to find this information. Thus was born our scientific and technological monitoring software.

 

Opscidia uses artificial intelligence to use databases of scientific articles in order to support R&D and innovation within private companies.

 

Today, our solutions are used by large groups, consulting companies, publishers, public institutions and higher education establishments in France and abroad.

Our values

technological intelligence tools for R&D

Safe and ethical usage of AI

 

We are in an era where artificial intelligence technologies are emerging. Their uses are not always ethical. We have chosen to put artificial intelligence at the service of innovation. But we remain attentive to the limits that this technology can reach and the use that can be made of it.

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Supporting open science journals

 

Opscidia helps publishers of open science journals by supporting their efforts to facilitate their publication work and by providing them with DOIs.

The “publication” part of our site is essentially devoted to the free hosting of its scientific journals. 

Facilitating access to scientific results

 

Opscidia has created an open source software to make science accessible and understandable to the general public. The objective of this tool, the Science Checker, is to give an objective opinion on a scientific subject by taking into account all scientific articles that seek an answer to the given scientific subject.

Our team

Today, the Opscidia team is a diverse and multicultural group of 9 people. A perfect mix of researchers, developers and managers.

The Opscidia team has a strong expertise in NLP, data visualisation and web semantics. As well as extensive experience in the research, technology and deeptech sectors.

Fréjus Laleye
Fréjus Laleye
R&D NLP Lead

Fréjus holds a master’s degree in computer engineering. He then pursued his research by preparing a doctorate in computer science, then became a researcher at the artificial intelligence laboratory for vision and language at CEAtech in Saclay.

Today, he is in charge of the NLP part. He applies his knowledge and expertise to Opscidia’s projects and products

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Assia Asrir
R&D Project Manager

Assia ASRIR is a PhD in Life Sciences and more precisely in immuno-oncology. She has worked at inserm, cnrs and the oncopole of Toulouse on fundamental, translational and clinical research topics.

She is the R&D project manager in the team. Thanks to her expertise, she brings a whole new dimension to the team’s projects.

Loic Rakotoson
Loïc Rakotoson
Junior AI developer

Loïc is the valedictorian of his class and holds a master’s degree in applied mathematics and statistics from the University of Rennes II. He is already an experienced IT developer who has created and continues to maintain various projects such as jobtimize or the Covid19 dashboard.

He joined Opscidia in May 2020. He is now responsible for several data analysis and visualisation pipelines.

Roxane Depauw
Marketing & Communication

Roxane, marketing and communication officer on a sandwich course. She is starting a master 1 in digital marketing. She has different experiences in France and abroad in various sectors.


She is behind our social network communication, our visuals and our website!

Oumaima Garai
Frontend developer

Oumayma Garai is a student in computer engineering, she is doing a 6 month internship as a front-end developer. She will support the front-end development of our technology watch software.

Habibou Hibrahim
Sales Representative

Habibou is currently training at The Rocket School for a diploma as a marketing and sales manager specialising in digital acquisition.

Previously, he has accumulated several experiences in the field of IT development. This knowledge allows him to know the sector he is trying to conquer.

Alongside the entire business team, he will be responsible for the commercial side.

Wahid Hibot
Frontend developer

Wahid is a frontend developer, he is preparing a master 2 in computer science and project management at INRIS.

He is in charge of the frontend management of all Opscidia tools. He knows how to integrate HTML and CSS,
programming in JavaScript and PHP, database design in SQL.

His knowledge makes him a major asset for the evolution of Opscidia.