open innovation


Smarter society / Research

Data sharing, distributed factories: open source against Covid-19

Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, thousands of open source projects have been emerging across the world to model the pandemic and develop solutions to mitigate the shortage of equipment. On GitHub for example there are over 25,000 repositories associated with Covid-19. In parallel, scientific research is opening up like never before. Institutions such […]


Smarter society / Networks

Open source drives the networks of the future

Linux Foundation Networking (LFN), the networking division of the Linux Foundation, is a not-for-profit consortium that brings together thousands of contributors, including some of the largest companies in the industry, with the goal of redefining the way in which the networks and services of tomorrow are created. “The open source world is based on merit, […]


Augmented Planet / Innovation

Fairphone 3 and Livebox 5: more “responsible” devices

Orange has been pursuing an eco-friendly, pro-circular economy approach for a long time due to its awareness of the digital industry’s environmental impact. It showed its commitment to being eco-friendly with the Fairphone 3, a smartphone with detachable parts that comes with a screwdriver. Julien Giner, a Project Manager at Orange, explained this unique quality […]


Better me / Innovation

Baah Box: find the right muscle!

When a person has the use of only one limb – either from birth or as a result of an accident – it can be difficult to know which muscle to use to operate a prosthetic. Myoelectric prostheses are very pricey – €17,000 to €60,000 – and prior to implant, they require training that puts […]


Augmented Planet / Prospective

How digital can make cities more resilient

Is the “smart city” outdated? The resilient city integrates and protects what matters in the running of a city… starting with its inhabitants.


Research blog / Innovation

Turnkey Wi-Fi network with guaranteed coverage

With various academic partners and three companies, Orange has developed the OptimiSME solution to meet the expectations of SMEs for radio networks.


Augmented Planet / Networks

Broadband at sea will (soon) be possible thanks to 5G

As part of 3GPP, Orange has formed partnerships with many players to build a seamless 5G connectivity experience from land to sea.


Research blog / Internet of things

The future of smart buildings with Thing’in

The management of complex systems such as buildings requires going beyond connected object-centric approaches based on the Internet platforms of today's Objects.


Smarter society / Innovation

Khiops: the solution for identifying SoHos

“Khiops” machine learning software developed by Orange is designed to identify SoHos, small companies with no formal status.


Smarter society / 5G

Towards safer construction sites with IoT

Startup CAD.42, First Prize winner in the Orange 5G Challenge at Vivatech, offers solutions to detect risks and alert workers to hazards at construction sites.


Smarter society / 5G

TwinswHeel, the robot that carries your shopping

TwinswHeel is offering robots for carrying heavy loads at industrial sites and for individuals in urban areas.


Smarter society / 5G

Tikaway: affordable connected glasses for all professionals

Tikaway, integrated camera glasses that connect you to a videoconference solution.