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October 03 2017

Diabeloop raises €13.5 million to develop artificial pancreas

  • Industry
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Grenoble-based startup Diabeloop, founded in partnership with Leti and diabetes research center CERITD to develop an artificial pancreas for insulin-dependent diabetics, raised €13.5 million in July 2017. Aliad (an Air Liquide company), Supernova Invest funds, Sofimac Partners, Kreaxi, and two Crédit Agricole regional investment funds injected €7.5 million in fresh capital into the company. The […] >>

October 03 2017

WTC and Maison MINATEC join forces to boost event capacity

  • Life @ MINATEC
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The World Trade Center (of the Grenoble Chamber of Commerce) and Maison MINATEC are just 750 meters away from each other. A new partnership will now bring them even closer! The two event venues signed an agreement on September 15 to combine their resources and boost their event capacity. By pooling their facilities, the WTC […] >>

October 03 2017

Growing numbers of Phelma students opt for work-study programs

  • Education
  • Life @ MINATEC
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Work-study programs are increasingly popular at Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school. This year, 21 students were admitted into the work-study program, up from 14 the previous year, exceeding the school’s target. While the program mainly focuses on integrated systems design, its name was recently changed to Electronics, Microelectronics, and Telecommunications (EMT). Graduates of […] >>

October 03 2017

Women in Science competition: Now is the time to enter

  • Education
  • Life @ MINATEC
  • News
To promote the “Women in Science” collection recently created at the Phelma library, APMST, a French non-profit group promoting gender equality in the sciences, is running an original competition to get people reading! Both women and men are eligible to enter. Participants must read one of the 49 books in the collection and do a […] >>

October 03 2017

OPE)N(RA, the FMNT’s new characterization platform

  • MINATEC
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  • Research
The FMNT (Federation for Micro and Nanotechnology) has brought its functional characterization equipment together at the OPE)N(RA platform. The open-access, multidisciplinary facility is home to a comprehensive set of measurement equipment that can be used to study the functional properties of materials, components, sensors, circuits, and systems for applications ranging from electronics, spintronics, photovoltaics, integrated […] >>
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