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December 01 2020

FMNT backs four new equipment purchases

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Three FMNT (Foundation for Micro and Nano Technology) partner labs had four equipment purchase requests, endorsed by FMNT, approved for funding by Grenoble INP. The equipment will be installed in the labs in 2021 and will be made available to other users through the OPE)N(RA characterization platform. IMEP-LaHC will get a latest-generation semiconductor parameter analyzer […] >>

December 01 2020

CEA-Leti expands 300 mm line with new contact fabrication capabilities

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CEA-Leti has added even more new 300 mm equipment this year. The institute’s clean rooms can now fabricate their own low-resistance ohmic contacts—a BEOL process where the electrical junctions that link the active components of a circuit to the circuit’s connectors are made. The contacts fabricated at CEA-Leti offer resistances close to those made in […] >>

December 01 2020

Interview: Ronald Phlypo, Dean, Masters in Data Analysis: Linking Experiments and Theory, Phelma

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What motivated you to set up this Masters program focused on scientific method and experimentation? We feel that these are fundamental skills. And not only for scientists. Students planning careers in industrial R&D need them, too. Experimentation is vital to testing and development cycles. What we are seeing with our students’ culminating projects is that […] >>

December 01 2020

What’s new in the AMIS Masters program

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EIT* Raw Materials recently renewed the EIT seal for the five-partner international AMIS (Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability) Masters program coordinated by Grenoble INP-Phelma. And there are several notable additions to the curriculum. The program now includes classes on the materials lifecycle and on electric vehicles. These totally new classes will provide students with […] >>

October 05 2020

Startups continue to raise capital during the pandemic

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The Covid-19 pandemic has not kept startups commercializing MINATEC technologies from raising funds. From June to September six MINATEC startups announced fundraising rounds for a total of €38 million in fresh capital.MagIA Diagnostics (€3 million) is now positioned to scale up its portable HIV and hepatitis B and C screening device. Apix Analytics (€5 million) […] >>
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