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June 04 2018

Startup MagIA tackles hepatitis B

  • Industry
  • News
  • Research
MagIA, founded in August 2017 to bring research conducted at G2Elab and LMGP to the market, has just been ranked by Challenges magazine as one of 100 startups to invest in in 2018. The company is developing a portable, ultra-fast immunological test kit. The kit can complete a test—one that would traditionally require drawing blood […] >>

June 04 2018

Phelma celebrates tenth anniversary

  • Education
  • MINATEC
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In 2008 Mina-News reported on the creation of the then-brand-new Phelma engineering school that resulted from the merger of ENSEEG, ENSERG, and ENSPG. The name Phelma was selected from around 20 candidates, including PEM, Phytec, Phynatec, and ENS MINATEC! This year, Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a slate of […] >>

June 04 2018

PTA (Upstream Technology Platform) turns ten on July 2

  • MINATEC
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The PTA (Upstream Technology Platform) will turn ten on July 2, 2018. To celebrate, the platform will host an event for its affiliates and partners from academia and industry. The platform, which opened in 2008, is operated by INAC and LTM and plays a key role in Grenoble’s innovation ecosystem. Its class-1,000 cleanroom possesses all […] >>

June 04 2018

MRAM: Microelectronics industry adopts spintronics

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  • MINATEC
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The world’s leading foundries—including Samsung, TSMC, and GlobalFoundries—announced early this year that they would be starting volume manufacturing of MRAM memory, marking a major milestone. Among MRAM’s many benefits: It costs less to manufacture than embedded flash memory, is extremely energy efficient, and offers high communication speeds and a virtually-infinite number of cycles. Spintec’s research […] >>

June 04 2018

Mass fabrication of FD-SOI circuits to begin

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  • MINATEC
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  • Research
Leti has been developing FD-SOI, a material that substantially reduces circuit energy consumption, for years. In 2014 the institute signed a partnership with GlobalFoundries, the world’s number-two foundry, to scale the technology up for mass fabrication. This year the partnership reached an important milestone: GlobalFoundries is starting mass fabrication of FD-SOI circuits for the IoT […] >>
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