News : Innovation & Society

December 04 2018

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional digital innovation hub opens

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  • MINATEC
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The new regional digital innovation hub will guide businesses through the digital transition, drawing on the region’s high-level digital technology experts. Leti will present the hub, called “minaSmart Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes” in Vienna, Austria on December 4. The organization should receive funding from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional government and from the European Commission, which has expressed a desire […] >>

December 03 2018

Interview: Etienne Vogt, General Manager, Utilities Services, Engie

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  • Innovation & Society
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  • MINATEC
Etienne Vogt, General Manager, Utilities Services, Engie: “Our renewable hydrogen costs less than hydrogen produced using fossil fuels.”   You have been supplying hydrogen produced via water electrolysis to the CEA and the hydrogen filling station at GEG since October. What is the story behind the innovation? It all started with the HyWay hydrogen-powered mobility […] >>

December 03 2018

Avalun ramps up production at MINATEC

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LabPad®, Avalun’s “pocket lab,” is currently sold around the globe, with customers in Germany, Italy, the UK, the Czech Republic, South Africa, and other countries. The startup recently decided to automate its consumables manufacturing line at the BHT building in MINATEC campus. The robotized machine recently commissioned can produce 15,000 blood coagulation tests per day, […] >>

December 03 2018

INAC PhD candidate wins For Women in Science award

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  • Research
On October 8, Farsane Tabataba-Vakili was one of 30 women scientists in France to win a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science award. Ms. Tabataba-Vakili earned recognition for her research in optoelectronics, which aims to improve micro light sources. She is currently completing her dissertation, co-supervised by CNRS-C2N and INAC. Specifically, Ms. Tabataba-Vakili’s work focuses on […] >>

December 03 2018

Activage tested by 150 senior citizens

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  • MINATEC
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The EU Activage project, coordinated by IRT Nanoelec and the Isère General Council in France, has now entered the testing phase. Between now and April of 2020, 150 senior citizens in Isère will engage in a year-long test of digital solutions developed to meet their needs. The solutions, designed to boost comfort and safety at […] >>
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