Since 2016, the Sophia Antipolis center has implemented the Mutual Action for Technological Development (or AMDT).
The AMDT is a major Technological Development Action whose purpose is to develop high-level softwares for Inria research teams while sharing code and good practices. The developments are led by a team of developers of 7 to 8 engineers with complementary profiles. Agile methods allow them to develop functional deliverables in a short time (one-month cycle) in an iterative way. The focus is on the pooling of production and know-how, but also on the ability to produce demonstrative softwares and closer to the transfer to industry and scientific communities.