Our vision

Since 1997, Touch technologies have become an integral part of our everyday’s life. Although the industry is introducing ’force sensing’ (a.k.a. ‘3D Touch’) as an upgrade of these technologies, the current offerings are still fairly limited in bringing in new use cases.

At Nanomade, we take the Touch Experience to a whole new level by making any surface (planar, curved, flexible) touch and force sensitive. Our flexible, highly-sensitive, transparent sensing technology offers a new user interface paradigm.

Management team

Nanomade management team is a rare combination of PhDs, Engineers, MBA and Entrepreneurs

Dr. Fabrice Séverac

CTO

Fabrice received a master’s degree in physics of Semi-conductors and electronics components in 2003 from the University of Montpellier II (France) and a PhD in nano-physics and microelectronics from the LAAS-CNRS laboratory (France). He also holds a Post-Doc certificate in nano-bio Physics from the Laboratoire d’Architecture et d’Analyse des Systèmes of the French Center National de la Recherche Scientifique (LAAS-CNRS) and the University of Texas Dallas. His expertise encompasses physical chemistry of surfaces and nano-objects (functionalization, assembly of nano-objects, stabilization and characterization of nano-powders) as well as micro-electronics and functional materials (nano-junctions, energetic materials).Fabrice has authored 11 scientific papers in international reviews, participated to 5 international conferences and co-authored 5 international patents.

Dr. Nicolas Dufour

COO

Nicolas received a Master in Microelectronics and embedded systems from the University of Toulouse (France) and a PhD from the LAAS-CNRS (France), in partnership with Renault SAS. He is in charge of the development and the validation of the analog and digital electronic systems interfacing Nanomade’s sensors. Nicolas also oversees the development of the algorithms and embedded software transforming the raw sensor output into usable data. He is responsible for all of Nanomade’s mobility projects (automotive, aeronautics).

Nicolas co-authored 5 international scientific papers and 2 international patents.

Olivier de Trémaudan

CEO

Olivier holds a Master of Engineering in Microelectronics from ISEP (Paris). He starts is career as a Research Engineer in Alcatel Bell Research Center. Olivier is serial entrepreneur. He developed in 2003 his first company (the e-retailer VDD SAS), Olivier built from scratch a 50M€ revenue company based in Toulouse, sold in 2015. Since Olivier has invested in many companies (Digital companies, e-retailers, biotech and foodtech), he is a boardmember and strategic advisor of these companies.

Jean-Claude Rassou

Strategic Advisor

Jean-Claude holds a Master of Engineering from EFREI with a major in computer science and an Executive MBA from the ESSEC Business School. Jean-Claude is a strategy consultant, helping European companies to grow internationally in Asia. He is a visiting professor at the Toulouse Business School, delivering courses on strategy, international partnerships and multicutural teams. Jean-Claude was the former CEO of Motorola France. He managed more than 500 engineers in France, in India and in the USA.

Faouzy Soilihi

Scientific Advisor

Faouzy holds a Master of Engineering from Supélec (leading French Engineering School) with a major in Signal Processing and Applied mathematics and an MBA from HEC Paris Business School. Before joining Nanomade Concept SAS in 2011 as Executive Director, Faouzy spent 9 years in the mobile division of Motorola, as a software project manager, technical manager, then Engineering Manager. Faouzy joined Nanomade Concept SAS in 2011 as Operational Director to develop the company’s consumer electronics sector and was president of Nanomade Concept SAS from 2015 to 2019.

Faouzy holds 4 international patents.

  • 2009 2014

    Stage 1

    Technology maturation
  • 2015 2019

    Stage 2

    Prototyping and
    co-development
  • 2020

    Stage 3

    Commercialization

Awards & recognition

Over the past 10 years, Nanomade has received numerous national and international praises and awards from prestigious organizations for its unique technology and its wide range of applications.

French Tech
Nanomade recognized as one of the most inovative French Tech startup by Forbes.
European Union
First “Seal of Excellence” awarded to Nanomade by a panel of independent experts from the European Union.
High Performance
Nanomade wins the First Prize of the Autonomous Vehicle Challenge sponsored by Valéo at the VivaTechnology Paris 2018 show.
Paris Motor Show
Nanomade wins the first prize in the Comfort and Wellness Chanllenge sponsored by Faurecia at the 2018 Paris Motor Show.
VINCI Airports
Nanomade wins first prize at the Innovation Challenge sponsored by VINCI Airports at the launch of the 2017 Web-Summit.
Grand Prix Automotive
A jury of experts from the automotive industry names Namomade in the TOP 3 of the Grand Prix Automotive 2018 startup organized by the Automotive Club de France.
Project (AAP H2020)
Third “Seal of Excellence” awarded for the quality of the Nanomade project (AAP H2020) by a panel of independent experts from the European Union.
Innovation and future
Nanomade wins the First Prize in the category “Innovation and Future” awarded by Midi-Pyrénées.
French Tech

Second “Seal of Excellence” awarded to Nanomade by a panel of independant experts from the European Union.

Contest Runner-Up

Nanomade wins TechTour National Team and Wins European Venture Contest Runner-Up.

CES Las Vegas
Nanomade selected by Business France among 26 startups to be part of the official French delegation at CES Las Vegas 2019.
Digital International
Nanomade wins the Public Prize at the 2017 Digital International Awards organized by Business France.

Partners

As Nanomade technology was discovered in Toulouse, all our company knowledge (doctors, engineers…) is located in Toulouse. We developed strong relationship with research, economic and universities local partners.

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