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December 03 2019

No more plastic water bottles at Midi MINATEC lunch talks

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The brown-bag lunches provided at the Midi MINATEC lunch talks no longer come with bottled water. The new measure came into force on September 20 and will eliminate 7,000 single-use plastic bottles per year! While this may seem tiny on a planetary scale, every little bit helps. To raise awareness of this environmentally-responsible initiative, 1,000 […] >>

December 02 2019

Clinatec’s innovative neuroprosthesis and exoskeleton protected by eighteen patents

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Clinatec’s Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) project was recently featured in The Lancet Neurology* and has appeared in the media worldwide. This groundbreaking project shows just how powerful the Clinatec model—medical doctors and technology experts working side-by-side under one roof—is at driving innovation.   The WIMAGINE® implantable medical device is the first technology brick in Clinatec’s BCI […] >>

December 02 2019

Remedee raises €11 million to develop pain management solution

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Remedee, a Grenoble-based startup, is developing a pain management solution based on stimulating the secretion of pain-relieving endorphins. The company recently announced that it had completed a second round of fundraising, bringing in €8.5 million*. Remedee’s solution leverages a 1 sq. mm chip developed with Leti that emits very-high-frequency (60 GHz) waves when it comes […] >>

December 02 2019

Measuring stress in children using an exoskeleton

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Leti, in research conducted as part of the EU Motion project, which kicked off in September 2019, will develop a method for measuring the stress experienced by children who cannot walk due to neurological disorders when they are in an upright position with the support of an exoskeleton. Most of the project partners are focusing […] >>

October 01 2019

Turn any bike into an electric bike in just fifteen minutes

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You don’t need to be a DIY expert to install the Gboost electric bike conversion kit! Developed by local startup E-Bike Lite, the ultra-lightweight (950-gram) kit can be installed on any bike with just a single screw. The innovation is an invention of Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma faculty member and GIPSA-Lab scientist Dominique Houzet and […] >>
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