Who are we ?

i-Virtual is a French start-up specialized in vital-sign monitoring

Healthcare for Everyone

Our vision is to connect people with health, anywhere, anytime, on any device.

Originally, Professor Pruski whose research aims to help people with autism, joined forces with PhD Moussaoui, passionate about algorithms. The merging of their knowledge and expertise has made possible to develop an apprehending scenes mode of everyday life through virtual reality. They decided to develop a non contact heart rate measurement tool: this is the genesis of Caducy.

A strong team to improve the healthcare experience

A dedicated team of about twenty people with complementary roles skills and backgrounds. The strength of this team is based on its multidisciplinary: engineers in computer vision, artificial intelligence and quality. But also, researchers, PHD, developers, and a sales and marketing team.

Our specializations

Signal processing

 

Computer Vision

 

Artificial intelligence

 

Algorithms

 

QARA

A passionate and adventurous team

The i-Virtual team is dynamic and enthusiastic about revolutionizing healthcare and is not afraid to take on the challenges of tomorrow!

At i-Virtual, we are constantly evolving with the environment that surrounds us but also with those who accompany us.

Our leaders

Gaël Constancin

Gaël Constancin

CEO

Associate

 

Master engineer with a Master degree in Business Administration from IAE in Bordeaux, he is also passionate about new technologies.
Entrepreneur for 12 years, he founded and managed two companies (Kubenboa et Cognityk).
 
He joined i-Virtual as CEO in 2019.
Benoît Georis

Benoît Georis

CRO

Associate

 

Benoît brings a wealth of experience in developing and scaling software start-ups. He spent the last 10 years as a deep tech Investment Director at pre-seed and seed stages, identifying game-changing technologies and supporting them to become defining players on their market. From 2005 to 2011, he was co-founder and CEO of Keeneo, an ISV commercializing intrusion detection systems based on video footage processing.
He positioned the company as an EMEA leader and closed a successful M&A with AIM-listed Digital Barriers PLC in July 2011. He holds a PhD in AI and video processing from INRIA, the French leading research center on Computer Science.
PhD Abdelhak Moussaoui

PhD Abdelhak Moussaoui

CTO

Co-founder & Associate
 
PhD in automation engineering, he is an expert in algorithms, signal processing and optimization. Researcher at the university of Lorraine, he has created several companies in France and abroad in the field of 3D.
 
Speaker at the University of Lorraine for 13 years, he has also been an HDR (Habilitation to direct research) speaker. PhD Moussaoui has supervised 30 papers and co-authored and directed 2 theses.
Patrice Belmonte

Patrice Belmonte

CMO

 

Over the last 25 years, Patrice helped B2B start-ups and scale-ups across different industries achieve their growth goals by developing and executing effective marketing strategies, regionalization, branding, content marketing, strategic partnerships, and program management. 
Fabrice de Oliveira

Fabrice de Oliveira

Head of Research

 

Fabrice is a PhD and an accomplished senior research engineer and project manager at i-Virtual. He specializes in human-centric research with a multidisciplinary expertise including thermophysiology, psychophysiology, and data science. Holder of a patent for individualizing physiological responses and contributor to over 20 papers, his leadership in supervising 4 PhDs underscores his commitment to innovative health solutions.
His focus on AI applications in preventive healthcare embodies the vision of “taking care of everyone today for the health of tomorrow”. 
Agathe Groell

Agathe Groell

Head of Quality & Regulatory Affairs and PRRC

 
 
Agathe is a pharmacist who graduated with a Master’s degree in Medical Devices and Regulatory Affairs from UTC (Université de Technologie de Compiègne) in 2019. She joined the start-up i-Virtual in 2021 as the Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager to support the certification and market release of their first medical device software: Caducy.

Our advisors

Pr Alain Pruski

Pr Alain Pruski

Scientific Advisor

Co-Founder 
 
Skilled Professor at the university of Lorraine, he is specializes in cognitive simulation and the fusion of data from physiological sensors.
He directed the Laboratory of Automatics of Cooperative Systems (LACS) specializing in computer science, automation engineering, electronics and neuroscience, and admnistered the Federative Institute for Research on Technical Aids for People with disabilities (FIRTAPD).
During his career, Pr. Pruski has supervised over 200 papers and written 21 theses in the field of science and its many uses for healthcare.
Edem Allado

Edem Allado

Founder of Rumb Lecturer & Hospital practitioner at the University of Lorraine & University Hospital of Nancy

 

Rheumatologist, university lecturer-hospital practitioner, specialized in physiology, clinical and strategic expert, appointed as a reference by BPI France in the context of Medical Device (MD) diagnosis, Edem’s main expertise is based on field experience in the hospital environment, innovation and the journey of medical devices before and after they go to market. 

  

Alongside the Nancy CHRU and Rumb, which he founded, he designed and conducted the two clinical studies, Cardiasens I and Cardiasens II, which made it possible to determine the performance and limits of the Caducy medical device. 

Louis Rouxel

Louis Rouxel

Doctor & Digital Health Consultant

 
 

Emergency doctor and entrepreneur, Louis co-founded in particular the Nomadeec platform for emergency and everyday telemedicine, today integrated within the e-health subsidiary of the Orange group. 

  

As an independent consultant, he now supports companies, investors or project leaders in their medical strategy in digital health, telemedicine, AI or health innovation. 

Alexandre Rispal

Alexandre Rispal

Consultant & Operating Partner, Alexandre Rispal Consulting Co-founder of Insurtech France & Insurtechs

 

Passionate about new technologies and innovation, Alexandre co-founded, managed and advised several top 100 Insurtech companies after a first life as a director in the bank and insurance worlds. During his experiences, he adquired solid knowledge of the insurance world in France and internationally. His other passion is writing books on new technologies and management and sharing knowledge as a mentor in several international accelerators and as a lecturer in the Msc HEC-X  Fintech entrepreneur track. 

Nicolas Metivier

Nicolas Metivier

Fondateur & CEO, Shareman Consulting

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Nicolas is an experienced manager of several companies in various sectors. Having held a variety of roles in software companies, from research and development to business development, he has guided numerous companies in their expansion, both on an executive level and as an investor and director. Nicolas has a complete 360-degree understanding of the software industry, enabling him to navigate and drive growth in this area. 
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Our investors

Standards

i-Virtual is ISO 13485:2016 compliant. This standard specifies the quality management system requirements for the medical device industry.  

Caducy, the medical device provided by i-Virtual is CE certified Class IIa under MDR 2017/745.

They support us

“PHYSIO’PLUS” is co-financed by European Union in the operational program FEDER-FSE Lorraine and Massif des Vosges 2014-2020 and is accompanied by the European Union‘s emblem.

PHYSIO’PLUS is a solution for measuring heart rate and its conversion into blood pressure value by artificial intelligence, all without contact, with a simple webcam and integrable in all teleconsultation and telemedicine solutions.

The first objective of PHYSIO’PLUS is to develop a technological brick certified as a medical device. The second objective is to successfully integrate it into a teleconsultation platform.

This project is financially supported by the European Union.

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Adresses

Our offices

2 rue Maurice Barrès – 57000 Metz

PariSanté Campus – 2/10 Rue d’Oradour-sur-Glane, 75015 Paris

 

Opening hours

Monday through Friday – 9am-6pm

Identification

RCS: Metz B 807466693

SIRET: 80746669300023