Who are we?

Neovia Innovation is a consulting company that supports teams in their research and innovation projects, mainly in the digital field. Since 2013, we have been building long-term and trust-based relationships with public and private sector actors, helping them to set up, manage and run their national and European scientific projects.

Our objective is to be active and committed players in research and innovation. We are co-founders of the European Association of Innovation Consultants (EAIC) and actively participate in the French Association des Conseils en Innovation (ACI). We work with research infrastructures, major groups, SMEs and major local, national and European public players. Discover our network.

The company’s technical expertise enables it to operate at the heart of emerging projects and themes (software, high-performance computing, e-health, smart city, bigdata, artificial intelligence, etc.). Furthermore, through our in-depth knowledge of the ecosystem of national and European programmes, we offer a comprehensive range of services covering strategic consulting, communication, project set-up and management. Discover our services.

Strong of ten years of experience, our team is made up of former expert evaluators familiar with the various European funding instruments (Horizon Europe, CEF, AAL, Interreg, Erasmus +, etc.). Our consultants have accompanied several dozens of projects with up to 50 participants and budgets of up to €20m. Discover our projects.

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The team

Béatrice Bernaud-Pau
Chief Executive Officer

Béatrice Bernaud-Pau is an agricultural engineer with a degree in Urban Planning from Sciences-Po Paris.

She has extensive experience in financing, strategy and preparation of complex projects.

Thierry Bidot
Senior Consultant

Thierry Bidot graduated in Mathematics and Numerical Analysis.

He has led multiple teams and collaborative digital and technological R&D projects in French and Anglo-Saxon organisations.

Corentin Lefèvre

Consultant with over 10 years experience, Corentin Lefevre graduated in Computer Science, History and Sociology.

He has managed a broad variety of collaborative R&D projects, with a predilection for projects combining digital and sustainable development.

Emilie Germetz

Emilie Germetz has a Master's in Communication and International Management.

She has carried out numerous missions in scientific project management and communication, both event and digital.

Caroline Blanke

Caroline Blanke graduated in International Politics and Economics.

She has coordinated and promoted numerous projects in the field of research and central government, in particular on environmental, climate and digital issues.

Florian Piffet

Florian Piffet has a degree in Negotiations and European Project Engineering.

He has participated in managing several French and European collaborative R&D projects in the digital and HPC field, notably in the context of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

Clémentine Ferré

Clémentine Ferré has a degree in Political Sciences, Intercultural Relations and European Project Management.

She has been involved in coordinating several European collaborative projects in the field of research and development.

Valentin Jay Blanchard

Valentin Jay Blanchard has a degree in European Union and neighbouring regions studies.

He has contributed to the set-up and management of a number of collaborative national and European R&D projects in the digital field, with a particular interest in environmental research infrastructures.