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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 […] >>

December 03 2019

No more plastic water bottles at Midi MINATEC lunch talks

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The brown-bag lunches provided at the Midi MINATEC lunch talks no longer come with bottled water. The new measure came into force on September 20 and will eliminate 7,000 single-use plastic bottles per year! While this may seem tiny on a planetary scale, every little bit helps. To raise awareness of this environmentally-responsible initiative, 1,000 […] >>

December 02 2019

Graphene 2020 conference to feature three Nobel Laureates

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  • Research
Graphene 2020—next year’s incarnation of Europe’s leading conference on 2D materials—will take place from June 2 to 5 in Grenoble. The event is expected to bring 800 participants, mainly from research and industry, to the MINATEC campus and Europole congress center. Three winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics will give plenary talks: Klaus von […] >>

December 02 2019

New CEA Tech showroom to open on January 20

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The CEA Tech showroom, which welcomes 4,000 visitors per year, is getting a complete overhaul and moving to the Y.SPOT building. The current showroom will close its doors on December 16, and the new one will open on January 20. The new showroom was created by the same exhibition designer behind the Chauvet prehistoric cave […] >>
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