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October 02 2018

ISKN raises capital, announces new hires, and launches three new products

  • Industry
  • News
Grenoble-based startup ISKN recently completed its second round of fundraising, bringing in €10.5 million in fresh capital. The funds helped kick off several major projects at the company. First, ISKN will hire twelve new employees before year’s end. The new hires, mainly R&D engineers, will expand the company’s current 40-strong workforce. Next, the company will […] >>

October 02 2018

Phelma: key figures from the start of the 2018–2019 academic year

  • Education
  • MINATEC
  • News
Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school reported slightly higher recruitment figures than for the 2017–2018 academic year. This year’s incoming cohort of first-year students tallied in at 370 (25% female). While there are no major changes to report from last year, there are two key figures worth noting. The Microelectronics and Telecommunications work-study program […] >>

October 02 2018

Strain-free InGaN lights up in blue, green, and red

  • News
  • Research
Imagine if a single material—indium gallium nitride—could be used to fabricate blue, green, or red micro LEDs. Leti, Soitec, and equipment manufacturer Corial recently joined forces under the French Single Interministerial Fund project Butterfly to make this a reality. The partners hope to develop a 10-micron micro LED technology for augmented reality, pico-projectors, and heads-up […] >>

October 02 2018

MEMS-Al and NanoAndes to be held at the same time in Mexico

  • Education
  • MINATEC
  • News
At the end of November, the MEMS-Al and NanoAndes schools, whose supporters include Grenoble-Alps University (via the IDEX grant), CNRS, Fondation Nanosciences, la Puya Internationale, and the CEA, will be held at the same time in Monterrey, Mexico. Academic researchers form Grenoble will teach along side their Latin American peers; industrial R&D professionals will also […] >>

October 02 2018

FMNT wins two PhD dissertation awards

  • Education
  • News
  • Research
PhD candidates at FMNT took home two of the eight PhD dissertation awards granted by the Grenoble-Alps University Community this year. A total of 700 dissertations were defended in 2017. Thomas Sannicolo, a graduate of Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school, won an award for his research on transparent electrodes using silver nanowire networks. […] >>
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