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February 06 2017

Jean-Claude Royer joins Clinatec’s management team

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Jean-Claude Royer was appointed to Clinatec in June 2016 to oversee implementation of the center’s roadmap and supervise all projects at the facility. He succeeded Astrid Astier. Prior to joining Clinatec, the Edmond J. Safra Biomedical Research Center, Royer, a physicist with a Ph.D. in computer science, ran Leti’s characterization department at the Nanocharacterization Platform […] >>

February 06 2017

1967–2017: Leti celebrates 50 years

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Leti’s 50th anniversary celebrations kicked off on February 2 with a party on the ground floor of Maison MINATEC. The entire local innovation community was invited to come and celebrate with Leti and visit a special 50th-anniversary exhibit “Leti, pioneering micro- and nanotechnology.” The second major event to mark Leti’s 50th year will be Leti […] >>

February 06 2017

White paper on atomic layer deposition

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A new white paper on atomic layer deposition is available free of charge on the website of French publisher Techniques de l’ingénieur. The 225-page white paper, in French, is titled Principes et applications de la technique ALD and provides an overview of the basics of the process. It was authored by around 20 scientists in […] >>

December 06 2016

Startup UroMems raises €14 million

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UroMems, a startup founded in 2011 and housed at the BHT, has just completed a very impressive round of fundraising, bringing in €14 million in fresh capital. The company’s product—an artificial urinary sphincter implant that can be placed near the urethra—is a breakthrough innovation that could potentially help the 50 million people worldwide currently suffering […] >>

December 06 2016

Testing antibiotic efficacy in just one hour

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MIT used Leti’s suspended micro-resonators to develop a new microchip for fast drug testing. The chip measures cell culture growth by weighing the culture with accuracy to within a femtogram. The measurement provides an indication of the culture’s response to a drug such as an antibiotic. The results of the research were published in Nature […] >>
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