Introducing Demola Côte d'Azur

DEMOLA Côte d'Azur is an open innovation platform where companies and organisations have the opportunity to work together with multidisciplinary teams of university students to create real solutions to their challenges.

Demola Cote d’Azur is run by the University of Cote d’Azur. UCA comprises 13 members.

Sophia Antipolis technology park is the largest technopole in France and Europe. A global competitiveness cluster, Sophia currently has 2,230 companies that generate around 36,300 direct jobs in leading-edge scientific research in the fields of information and communication technologies (ICT), multimedia, life sciences (medicine, Biochemistry and agronomy), energy, water management, risks and sustainable development.

University of Cote d Azur member institutions include CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research), INRIA (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation), Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, and University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, which are dedicated to innovation-oriented research covering all scientific fields.

The UCA community gathers also two top business schools, SKEMA (26th in the Financial Times 2016 worldwide ranking for Masters in management) and EDHEC (15th in the Financial Times 2016 worldwide ranking for Masters in management) and the Sustainable Design School which are strongly oriented towards innovation in their training programs.


Demola Côte d’Azur

Campus Valrose, Batiment M
28 avenue Valrose
06108 Nice cedex 2


Beatrice Andre


Eric Guerci

Head of Demola Cote d'Azur

Sophie Chaix


Demola Alliance

Click below to learn more about the Demola Alliance and how we work on a Global level:

Please contact our Demola Global Team in any international matters, such as partnerships or opening new Demola sites.

Ville Kairamo

Demola Global
+358 40 566 7182

Tommi Järvinen

Demola Global
Vice President
+358 40 555 9877

Jarmo Tuominiemi

Demola Global
+358 40 823 5392

Oula Välipakka

Demola Global
Director, Business Development
+358 40 552 2000

Janne Eskola

Demola Global
Director, Partnerships
+358 40 661 9940

Jere Wessman

Demola Global
Service Experience Lead
+358 40 631 4029

Bernard Garvey

Demola Global
Manager, operations
+358 40 823 5376

Joonas Kemppainen

Demola Global
Digitalization Wizard
+358 50 529 1845

Lucas Machado

Demola Global
Web Developer
+358 41 369 9536