NAVYA and INSAVALOR announce the launch of “NAVYA ACADEMY BY INSAVALOR”
• NAVYA and INSAVALOR have come together in partnership to offer and develop a range of training courses for key players in autonomous vehicles
Villeurbanne, France, February 7, 2019 – 5:45pm – NAVYA (FR0013018041- NAVYA), a leader in the autonomous vehicles market and in smart shared mobility solutions, and INSAVALOR, a subsidiary of INSA Lyon Research & Development and continuous professional development, have announce today the creation of the “NAVYA ACADEMY by INSAVALOR”.
“NAVYA ACADEMY by INSAVALOR” combines INSAVALOR’s acknowledged quality and expertise in continuous professional development and educational engineering with NAVYA’s unique know-how in autonomous vehicles, in order to offer a range of training courses for those who work in the new professions emerging from the industry.
Thought to support the development of this market and encourage professional mobility, “NAVYA ACADEMY by INSAVALOR” is offering a range of training courses in the professions of shuttle operator, commissioning officer, supervision technician and maintenance technician. “NAVYA ACADEMY by INSAVALOR” will eventually integrate a related skills certification scheme.
This partnership, resulting from several months of analysis work aimed at better focusing on activities and related skills for the implementation and use of autonomous vehicles, is part of the trend towards international development of the industry.
“For several years, INSAVALOR has been involved in supporting companies whose field of activity is undergoing changes. With the creation of NAVYA ACADEMY by INSAVALOR, we bring our expertise to skills engineering, with the opportunity to put our methodologies into practice within a highly technological and innovative industry”, says Michel DESCOMBES, INSAVALOR Board Member responsible for the project with NAVYA.
“This partnership with the subsidiary of INSA LYON is a new and important step in the development of NAVYA. As a leading player in autonomous mobility, it is our responsibility to train professionals in these new fields who can contribute to the growth of this new solutions for smart and shared mobility. By facilitating transport, in particular, by reducing congestion in urban centres, we will improve our living conditions while continuing to raise our safety standards in a world in constant motion.” Jérôme Rigaud, Chief Operating Officer of NAVYA.
Located at Campus LyonTech – La Doua in Villeurbanne, INSAVALOR is the subsidiary of INSA Lyon Research & Development and Continuous Professional Development. An active promoter of research for INSA Lyon, INSAVALOR encourages relations between laboratories and companies in search of technological, skills and training solutions for their innovative projects.
Continuous professional development is an important component of INSAVALOR’s business activities. Its expertise is based on a know-how acquired after over 50 years of working in the fields of engineering science, with a constant desire to be in a position where it can, in as far as possible, satisfy the professional demands of the future. Every year, INSAVALOR welcomes almost 1,200 trainees and offers some 400 training initiatives across 10 fields of expertise (short, targeted initiatives; qualification and certification schemes; certificate courses…). INSAVALOR offers a range of inter and intra-enterprise training courses, as well as customised training and a more comprehensive package of support to companies.
More information at www.insavalor.fr
NAVYA is a leading French name in the autonomous vehicle market and in smart shared mobility solutions. With more than 250 employees in France (Paris and Lyon) and in the United States (Michigan), NAVYA develops, manufactures and commercializes autonomous, driverless, and electric vehicles that combine robotic, digital and driving technologies at the highest level. Since 2015, NAVYA has been the first to market and put into service autonomous mobility solutions. NAVYA has a range of two autonomous vehicles: the AUTONOM® SHUTTLE, launched in September 2015, of which more than 115 had been sold as of 31 December 2018, notably in the United States, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Australia, and the AUTONOM® CAB, unveiled in November 2017 and whose first road tests will start shortly. Created in 2014 by Christophe Sapet and Robolution Capital (managed by 360 Capital Partners), his reference shareholder, NAVYA’s shareholders also include the Gravitation fund and Paris Region Venture Fund (Région Île-de-France) managed by Cap Decisif Management as well as Valeo and Keolis groups.
NAVYA is listed on the Euronext regulated market in Paris (ISIN code: FR0013018041- NAVYA).
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