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October 01 2018

Challenge First Step 2018 cohort selected

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The Challenge First Step 2018 selection committee approved the seven projects presented last June. Six of the projects are from Leti and one is from Liten. Four of the projects address healthcare-related topics: a low-cost magnetoencephalography machine for research and diagnostics; a microfluidic bacterial detection system for real-time analyses for the food and other industries; […] >>

October 01 2018

CEA Open Innovation Center: innovation in residence

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The CEA Open Innovation Center will combine high-tech R&D, exploration of new uses for technology, and innovative business models. Ground broke on the new building on September 25, 2018 at a ceremony attended by representatives of the project’s three financing partners*.   The 3,300 sq. m facility’s modular workspaces will host project teams (two days a […] >>

October 01 2018

More than 1,500 schoolchildren expected at Parvis des sciences science fair

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On October 11–13 Maison MINATEC will host the eleventh Parvis des sciences science fair. The capacity of the event was increased this year to accommodate growing numbers of requests from schools. More than 1,500 schoolchildren (300 more than in 2017) from 31 elementary school and 28 high school classes are expected on the Thursday and […] >>

October 01 2018

International conference on nanomaterials-based biodetection in November

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Some 70 experts on semiconductor nanomaterials-based biosensors will come together in Grenoble on November 6 and 7, 2018. They are all counting on using nanoparticles, nanowire networks, and thin films to provide the electrical detection capabilities needed to develop miniaturized biosensors. Currently, there is only one product leveraging this kind of technology on the market: […] >>

October 01 2018

NanoSAFE 2018 to zoom in on nanosafety and responsible use of nanomaterials

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The nanoSAFE conference, to be held at MINATEC on November 5–9, 2018, is expected to bring in nearly 400 attendees. This is the sixth edition of nanoSAFE, which is held every two years.  This international event, unique in Europe, gives nanosafety stakeholders a valuable opportunity to catch up on the latest R&D on nanomaterials-related health, […] >>
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