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February 05 2019

Nano 2022: €35 million earmarked for nanotechnology R&D

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In late 2018 the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional government announced that it would provide €35 million in financing for the Nano 2022 initiative. The vast majority of the funds will be invested in the Grenoble area, with stakeholders like Leti, STMicroelectronics, Soitec, Sofradir, and ULIS among the beneficiaries. The R&D conducted under Nano 2022 will focus on […] >>

February 05 2019

Synchrotron to shut down for 20 months

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The Synchrotron’s Extremely Brilliant Source project commenced on December 10. Over the 20 months of the project, the entire X-ray source—magnets, vacuum tubes, RF cavities, cryogenics—will be replaced. The new X-ray source will be more energy efficient and will emit a beam that is ten times smaller and, therefore, a hundred times brighter than the […] >>

February 04 2019

European microelectronics roadmap ready to roll

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Mission accomplished! EU H2020 project Nereid, coordinated by Grenoble Institute of Technology, has delivered on its promise of creating a fifteen-year European micro and nanoelectronics roadmap. Parts of the European roadmap were included in the IRDS global roadmap. Europe’s major technology research organizations and academic research labs in the field of microelectronics contributed to the […] >>

February 04 2019

Interview: Laurent Fesquet, research scientist, TIMA

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“Rebooting Computing challenges the very foundations of today’s computers”   The ICRC conference, to be held in Grenoble in April, will provide insights into the Rebooting Computing initiative that began in the United States in 2016. What is it all about? The idea is to rethink how computers are designed. Today, most machines are built […] >>

February 04 2019

Interactive fitness specialist Moovlab raises €253,000

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Moovlab’s crowdfunding campaign ended in November. The Leti spinoff raised €253,000 from around twenty new investors, including angel investors and two investment funds. The fresh capital will be used to scale up the activity measurement sensors in the company’s innovative and twice-patented Let’s Play Fitness solution. The funds will also be used to develop and […] >>
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