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October 03 2017

Diabeloop raises €13.5 million to develop artificial pancreas

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Grenoble-based startup Diabeloop, founded in partnership with Leti and diabetes research center CERITD to develop an artificial pancreas for insulin-dependent diabetics, raised €13.5 million in July 2017. Aliad (an Air Liquide company), Supernova Invest funds, Sofimac Partners, Kreaxi, and two Crédit Agricole regional investment funds injected €7.5 million in fresh capital into the company. The […] >>

October 03 2017

OPE)N(RA, the FMNT’s new characterization platform

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The FMNT (Federation for Micro and Nanotechnology) has brought its functional characterization equipment together at the OPE)N(RA platform. The open-access, multidisciplinary facility is home to a comprehensive set of measurement equipment that can be used to study the functional properties of materials, components, sensors, circuits, and systems for applications ranging from electronics, spintronics, photovoltaics, integrated […] >>

October 03 2017

LXRepair brings in €1.1 million

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Startup LXRepair, a CEA spinoff founded in 2013, has just raised €1.1 million in capital from investors Kreaxi, CEA-Investissement, XPAND Investissement Ltd., Grenoble Angels, Savoie Mont-Blanc Angels, Gentiane participations, and private individuals. LXRepair will use the funds to complete clinical proof-of-concept studies in oncology, obtain the CE mark for its innovative DNA repair measurement systems, […] >>

October 03 2017

The sixth Challenge First Step in six projects

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In June the Challenge First Step jury selected six potential startups from Leti and Liten. The project leaders received support with the business creation process this fall and will update the jury on their progress in late November. The jury will then decide whether or not to fund any of the projects. The projects address […] >>

October 03 2017

Grenoble strengthens ties with Latin America

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 The NanoAndes school has been held every year since 2010. This November, a new school, MEMS-AL, will kick off in Bogota. Research scientists from Leti and Grenoble-Alpes University will teach students the basics of MEMS, IoT, and Big Data over the five days of the session. NanoAndes, held in Buenos Aires, will cover nanomaterials and […] >>
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