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July 06 2020

Life is gradually returning to normal on campus

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France began easing its Covid-19 restrictions almost two months ago. As we move into summer, life on the MINATEC campus is gradually returning to normal. Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma students will not return to campus until at least September. The school’s faculty and staff are back, however, but with a maximum of 40% of a […] >>

July 06 2020

CEA drives development of OCOV mask

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The Y.Spot building, which closed on March 16, partially reopened the very next day for a project to develop reusable masks, initially for the Grenoble University Medical Center. The partners, who came from across the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, began by tackling the design aspects of the project. Y.Spot staffers and Liten filtering media specialists also helped. […] >>

April 06 2020

Until further notice…

  • Life @ MINATEC
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The global coronavirus pandemic has arrived in France, and in mid-March the nation went on lockdown until further notice, putting much of the activity on the MINATEC campus on standby. For the first time in the CEA Grenoble campus’ history, which dates back to 1957, all non-essential activities have been curtailed. Major laboratories IMEP-LAHC and […] >>

February 05 2020

Congresses: 2019 a big year for Maison MINATEC

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The stage at the Maison MINATEC auditorium ended the year 2019 in style, with new decorative lighting, sofas, and coffee tables–not to mention a new handicap-accessible lectern. And, to start the year 2020, Maison MINATEC’s meeting, congress, and event services were added to the main menu of the MINATEC.org website. Last year, Maison MINATEC hosted […] >>

February 04 2020

Bamboo mugs and organic produce: Grenoble Institute of Technology goes green

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Grenoble Institute of Technology students have created a number of successful sustainable initiatives this year. One example is Le Chalet, a nonprofit group that manages the Phelma Student Union. The group recently stopped using plastic cups and introduced reusable bamboo mugs. The mugs, which are emblazoned with the school logo, are given out at the […] >>
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