News : Innovation & Society

April 01 2019

AIDS vaccine: Lipidots® open the door to a novel approach

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Researchers from Leti, CEA Sciences, and INSERM injected Lipidots® (lipid-based nanoparticles) containing the p24 protein of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) into an animal model and obtained a robust and complete immune response. Lipidots® were created by Leti and CNRS in 2006 to encapsulate and deliver drugs or fluorescent chemical compounds to “target” cells. The […] >>

April 01 2019

Avalun’s pocket lab a success in retirement home test

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The first phase of remote healthcare project e-Meuse, carried out in late 2018, was a success for startup Avalun’s LabPad INR pocket lab. The device helped save caregivers time, increase patient comfort, and shorten response times in the event of an abnormal test result. The device, which can perform a coagulation test from a single […] >>

April 01 2019

Clinatec endowment fund to support four projects

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Four research projects submitted under the Edmond J. Safra 2019 call for proposals have been selected to receive a total of €900,000 in support from the Clinatec endowment fund. The projects were evaluated by the endowment fund’s international scientific committee. The winners are: the Cooling project (treating epilepsy with cold); the NIR project (stopping the […] >>

April 01 2019

Student entrepreneurs: Phelma engineering school home to four projects

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The French government created a special “student entrepreneur” status in 2014, and students at Grenoble Institute of Technology’s Phelma engineering school continue to take advantage of it! This year, the school is home to four projects led by five second- and third-year students. The student entrepreneurs are receiving support from OZER, an organization set up […] >>

April 01 2019

Three potential new pathways to augmented reality glasses

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So far, augmented reality glasses have failed to live up to their promises: They are bulky, their field of view is limited, and they are not bright enough to be used outdoors. Leti is working to overcome these limitations through three targeted R&D projects. First, the institute is developing a 853 x 500 pixel, three-micron-pitch […] >>
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