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June 07 2021

Aryballe to receive €1.1 million subsidy for new pilot line

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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

Osiris robotic irrigation system could help make farming more sustainable

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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 […] >>

June 07 2021

Startup Vulkam sets sights on space market

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Since the beginning of the year, Vulkam, a startup founded by a SIMaP scientist in 2017, has secured two space-related R&D contracts with Thales and LYNRED. The company develops ultra-insulating materials that offer remarkable performance. Specifically, Vulkam develops amorphous metal alloys, Vulkalloys®, whose atoms are reordered in such a way as to optimize a given […] >>

June 04 2021

Antibody engineering: CEA project wins Sanofi award

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For the past several years, Institut Joliot (CEA Saclay) and Irig have been working together to combine their Polaris(MD) multi-scale molecular simulation and BigDFT massively parallel quantum chemistry codes. Pharmaceutical company Sanofi deemed the project worthy of one of its iTech Awards, and will fund research to apply the approach to an antibody-antigen complex to […] >>

April 05 2021

New ultra-low-power shape recognition

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A new shape-recognition sensor developed by CEA-Leti and STMicroelectronics is making headlines for its extremely-low power consumption, which, at 10 microwatts, is 1,000 times lower than commercially-available solutions. Five years in the making, the innovation is protected by a handful of patents on its pixel reading mode, data formatting, machine learning algorithms, optimized architecture, and […] >>
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