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December 02 2019

Scooter experiment to keep rolling through March

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Scooters are allowed on the CEA campus as part of a test that began in April 2019. The first six months—which ended in September—were a success. Not a single accident was reported, and feedback was unanimously positive. The team in charge of the CEA Mobility Plan decided to extend the test until March 31, bringing […] >>

December 02 2019

Cryostats moved to new building: So far, so good

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The Pheliqs labs, which use cryogenics in their research, are moving from building C1 to building 10.05. The first sixteen cryostats were moved in June and October and are now working fine in their new home. Cryostats are fragile equipment, which makes moving them complicated. Each cryostat weighs in at around 250 kg and must […] >>

December 02 2019

Jean-Eric Michallet appointed new CEO of Minalogic

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Jean-Eric Michallet succeeded Isabelle Guillaume as CEO of Minalogic effective October 1. Michallet previously worked for IBM and has spent the past decade in the regional innovation ecosystem, including at Leti, which he joined in 2013. His roadmap for Minalogic is to implement the strategy announced last spring when the cluster’s government certification was renewed. […] >>

December 02 2019

Hughes Metras takes over as director of IRT Nanoelec

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Hugues Metras has succeeded the soon-to-retire Michel Wolny as director of IRT Nanoelec. Metras came from Leti, where he was in charge of strategic international partnerships. Metras’ arrival coincides with the start of Phase 2 of IRT Nanoelec’s development plan. IRT Nanoelec’s business model will evolve as government funding for its projects decreases. The next […] >>

December 02 2019

French Academy of Science recognizes Catherine Picart

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Catherine Picart (a Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma faculty member, LMGP researcher, and, since September 1, director of healthcare research at IRIG) won the French Academy of Science 2019 Émilia Valori award on October 15. The award recognizes a significant contribution to a field likely to have technological applications. Picart’s research definitely fits that description: she […] >>
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