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June 07 2021

New Masters in Biorefining and Biomaterials

  • Education
  • Life @ MINATEC
  • News
The Masters in Materials Science and Engineering at Grenoble INP – Phelma, UGA has added a new specialization: Biorefining and Biomaterials. The focus is the conversion of biomass into environmentally-friendly synthetic gas, hydrocarbons, cellulose fibers, biosourced cosmetics, and biomaterials. The curriculum covers all stages of the transformation process, from plant material to fibers, and, finally, […] >>

June 07 2021

Aryballe to receive €1.1 million subsidy for new pilot line

  • Industry
  • Life @ MINATEC
  • News
Aryballe was selected to receive €1.1 million under the French government’s economic stimulus program. The company raised €7 million in 2020; the additional funds will allow Aryballe to complete its pilot production line in a 120 sq. m clean room in Grenoble.  The pilot facility will produce low-cost, miniaturized, universal odor sensors starting in early […] >>

June 07 2021

Student radio spreads good vibes

  • Innovation & Society
  • News
In September, three students from Grenoble INP – Phelma, UGA and a musicology student from UGA started a club, called Radio Plaisir, to help fill the void left by students’ social lives, interrupted by the pandemic. Every Wednesday evening, they go live on streaming platform Twitch.tv. The recordings are then dispatched to social media. The […] >>

June 07 2021

Middle-school science competition garners 350 entries

  • Education
  • News
A total of ten CEA scientists and technicians gave GIANT’s “Affiche ta science” poster competition a helping hand this year, traveling to fourteen middle schools across the Isère district to talk about their careers. They also gave presentations on specific topics like microfluidics for medical applications, clean vehicles, low-temperature technologies, and cryogenics for space. The […] >>

June 07 2021

Osiris robotic irrigation system could help make farming more sustainable

  • Education
  • Industry
  • News
Once upon a time there were three engineers, and all three came from farming families. One day, they decided to invent a smart, autonomous robot to help farmers spend less time irrigating, fertilizing, and protecting their crops. They also wanted the robot to make more economical use of water and agricultural inputs. The name of […] >>
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