News : Innovation & Society

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 […] >>

October 01 2019

Student club Ingénieurs Citoyens gains popularity

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Student club Ingénieurs Citoyens was founded last year with just a dozen or so members. This year, the club’s environmentally-responsible message really resonated with engineering students at all of Grenoble Institute of Technology’s schools at the traditional back-to-school forums—and membership is expected to grow to more than 50 this year. More than 20 Phelma students […] >>

October 01 2019

Leti establishes leadership in Li-Fi communications technology

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Li-Fi, a short-range wireless communications technology that uses visible light to transmit data, is still in its early days. However, the major stakeholders in this new technology—which include Leti—are already leading the way. In June an international consortium created the nonprofit Light Communication Alliance (LCA) to promote Li-Fi to businesses and the general public. The […] >>

October 01 2019

What’s new at the Parvis des Sciences science fair this year?

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  • Life @ MINATEC
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The twelfth annual Parvis des Sciences science fair will be held at MINATEC on October 10, 11, and 12, 2019. And the 3,000 visitors expected to attend are in for a few surprises this year, with a slate of new activities that includes an up-close look at 3D printing, workshops on the periodic table, and […] >>

October 01 2019

ISKN enters video gaming market

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ISKN, a startup founded in 2014 to develop and commercialize an augmented interaction technology hatched at Leti, made its reputation with the Slate, which transforms handwritten drawings, sketches, and notes into digital files in real time. This summer the company ramped up its international business development strategy, presenting its latest product, Tori, in New York […] >>
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