SimplySim was created in April 2008 in Sophia Antipolis (France) and joined the Optis Group in 2011. We offer software products and services based on real time 3D and virtual reality technologies for Simulation, Training, and Visualization.
Our products and services are based on the SimplyCube simulation engine, developed our research and development team and designed specifically to ease the interactions between 3D graphic rendering, realistic physic behaviors, and the innovative business applications of our customers.
History and achievements
April 2011 : Optis buys SimplySim
In April 2011, SimplySim has been acquired by the worldwide Light Simulation Software company : Optis. Founded by Jacques Delacour, Optis has been existing for 20 years.
March 2010 : Advisory Board
SimplySim creates an advisory board composed by Annie Blandel, Julien Codorniou, and Dominique Pouliquen. This small group of experts now advise the SimplySim founders.
February 2010 : SimplyCube Beta
SimplySim releases the Beta version of her first product: the SimplyCube. This Beta has been tested by five hundred users to ensure the quality of the final product.
October 2009 : Member of '' Entreprendre PACA '' network
SimplySim founders have joined the entrepreneur network â€śEntreprendre PACAâ€ť, which gathers active entrepreneurs and CEO in south east of France. The network helps entrepreneurs to share advice and experience between new entrepreneurs and experienced executives.
June 2009 : ''Concours National du MinistĂ¨re de la Recherche 2009''
One year later, SimplySim has been distinguished by the French Ministry of Research in the â€śConcours National de CrĂ©ation dâ€™Entreprise en Technologie Innovanteâ€ť again, this time in the "CrĂ©ation - DĂ©veloppement" category.
January 2009 : SimplySim ''Jeune entreprise innovante''
SimplySim now has the "Jeune Entreprise Innovante" status, delivered by the French Ministry of Research. This label is obtained by young companies which help innovation by an important part of research and development.
December 2008 : Member of BizSpark
SimplySim has become a member of the Microsoft BizSpark program, which selects a few dozens of startups every year. This program follows emerging companies, helping them growing, and providing them great tools at no cost.
June 2008 : ''Concours National du MinistĂ¨re de la Recherche 2008''
SimplySim has been distinguished by the French Ministry of Research as an emerging company in the â€śConcours National de CrĂ©ation dâ€™Entreprise en Technologie Innovanteâ€ť. This challenge distinguishes each year the most technologically innovative French company.
May 2008: Microsoft IDEES program
SimplySim officially join the Microsoft IDEES program, this Microsoft France program is designed to accelerate the growth and business development of Microsoftâ€™s start up partners. SimplySim was part of the 25 French startups selected in 2008 (on about 400 candidacies).
April 2008: SimplySim is established as a Company
On April 14th 2008, SimplySim was officially incorporated has a company. The three founders of the company were Nicolas Dalmasso, Bertrand Copigneaux and Nicolas Oudit, the starting capital of the company was 55000â‚¬.
November 2007: Incubateur PACA Est
SimplySim has been selected by the Incubateur PACA. The Incubateur PACA Est is a French start-up incubator that helps innovating entrepreneurs to start their companies by providing a refundable advance and free office space for two years.
September 2007: Challenge Jeunes Pousses
SimplySim has won the 2007 â€śJeunes Poussesâ€ť Challenge, this challenge organized by the Telecom Valley, bring together students from engineering and business schools. The price was awarded by Michel Cosnard, Chairman of the INRIA (Computer science research institute).