News : Innovation & Society

April 01 2018

Winter Olympics: innovation medal for Grenoble’s 5G technology

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Leti, which is coordinating the Europe-Korea 5GChampion consortium, gave a stellar performance at the Winter Olympics. In a world first, Leti and its partners successfully completed intercontinental proof-of-concept testing of the 5G network. The network, made up of terrestrial base stations, millimeter-wave multi-beam antennas, and a satellite emulator, enabled thousands of visitors to the Winter […] >>

April 01 2018

Lensless microscopy detects meningitis

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In research conducted at La Timone University Medical Center in Marseille, scientists from Leti completed proof-of-concept testing on technique that uses a lensless microscope to diagnose meningitis. The technique, tested on more than 300 samples, was demonstrated to be just as reliable as and much faster than the current technique, which entails visual counting on […] >>

April 01 2018

Exagan gets a warm welcome in China

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It would be difficult to imagine a better way to enter the Chinese market: Grenoble-based startup Exagan, which specializes in power components for converters, was selected for the Impact China 2018 program run by Business France and Bpifrance. The program will send Exagan to China on three trips totaling five weeks, giving the company ample […] >>

April 01 2018

Phelma students help spread the word about science

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First-year students at Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma are playing a major role in orchestrating the second edition of Phelma’s “Partager la Science” [Sharing Science] program as part of their first-year student projects. Some of the students have been facilitating science experiments, while six others will organize the program’s closing talk, which anyone can attend, on […] >>

April 01 2018

Interview: Tony Prézeau “Innovation marketing demands agility and a willingness to challenge the status quo”

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Tony Prézeau, Head of the Bibliometrics Department, CEA Market Research Division: “Innovation marketing demands agility and a willingness to challenge the status quo”   Why does technological research need innovation marketing? Technology push is not enough, as evidenced by the fact that 85% of innovations are market failures. This occurs for several reasons, from the […] >>
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