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June 07 2021

New Masters in Biorefining and Biomaterials

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The Masters in Materials Science and Engineering at Grenoble INP – Phelma, UGA has added a new specialization: Biorefining and Biomaterials. The focus is the conversion of biomass into environmentally-friendly synthetic gas, hydrocarbons, cellulose fibers, biosourced cosmetics, and biomaterials. The curriculum covers all stages of the transformation process, from plant material to fibers, and, finally, […] >>

June 07 2021

Aryballe to receive €1.1 million subsidy for new pilot line

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Aryballe was selected to receive €1.1 million under the French government’s economic stimulus program. The company raised €7 million in 2020; the additional funds will allow Aryballe to complete its pilot production line in a 120 sq. m clean room in Grenoble.  The pilot facility will produce low-cost, miniaturized, universal odor sensors starting in early […] >>

June 07 2021

Fab lab encourages engineering students to “do it yourself”

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The new fab lab at Grenoble INP – Phelma, UGA is home to an array of computer-controlled and other equipment including 3D printers and machining, folding, and cutting tools. Students will find everything they need to build whatever they need for their engineering projects at the fab lab! the 50 sq. m lab on the […] >>

June 07 2021

MINATEC Enterprises gets a new office and CEO

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Some changes have been made at MINATEC Entreprises in response to a directive in France’s Notre Act of 2015 that transfers responsibility for economic policy from the national to the regional government. Yannick Neuder, Vice President of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Council, has succeeded Annick Merle (Vice President of the Isère General Council) as CEO of […] >>

June 07 2021

Louis Néel in the spotlight for golden anniversary of his Nobel Prize

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On June 10 and 11—exactly 50 years and six months from the day Louis Néel won the Nobel Prize in Physics—Grenoble’s scientific community will revisit his career. The event was originally slated to take place in December 2020, right in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. The rescheduled two-day event will likely be online-only so […] >>
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