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October 03 2017

Diabeloop raises €13.5 million to develop artificial pancreas

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  • MINATEC
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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

SigmaFusion™ meets automotive-industry reliability standards

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  • Research
SigmaFusionTM, Leti’s data fusion system, was successfully embedded into Infineon’s Aurix microcontrollers, the first time Sigma Fusion has been executed on hardware designed for automotive applications. In general, the fusion of data from the environmental sensors in driverless cars requires huge processing power, something that is totally incompatible with automotive safety standards—which call for simple, […] >>

October 03 2017

More reliable, compact LED lamps

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LED lamps offer a theoretical lifespan of around 50,000 hours of operation. In actual practice, however, LED lifespans are much shorter. This is due to the LEDs’ electronic driver and—in particular—the electrochemical condenser driver that transforms the high-voltage alternating current that comes off the grid into the low-voltage direct current that powers the LED. Researchers […] >>

October 03 2017

Morphosense earns kudos at i-LAB 2017 competition

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Morphosense, a company specializing in the structural monitoring of infrastructures like bridges, dams, and tunnels, earned kudos at the national i-LAB 2017 competition, winning in the creation and development category. i-LAB supports innovative technologies and startups through grants from the French Ministry of Research and Bpifrance. Morphosense, a Leti spinoff created in 2016, will use […] >>

October 03 2017

LXRepair brings in €1.1 million

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Startup LXRepair, a CEA spinoff founded in 2013, has just raised €1.1 million in capital from investors Kreaxi, CEA-Investissement, XPAND Investissement Ltd., Grenoble Angels, Savoie Mont-Blanc Angels, Gentiane participations, and private individuals. LXRepair will use the funds to complete clinical proof-of-concept studies in oncology, obtain the CE mark for its innovative DNA repair measurement systems, […] >>
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