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October 01 2019

Turn any bike into an electric bike in just fifteen minutes

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You don’t need to be a DIY expert to install the Gboost electric bike conversion kit! Developed by local startup E-Bike Lite, the ultra-lightweight (950-gram) kit can be installed on any bike with just a single screw. The innovation is an invention of Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma faculty member and GIPSA-Lab scientist Dominique Houzet and […] >>

October 01 2019

How to read and modify a quantum bit, step by step

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A team of researchers from Grenoble (IRIG, Leti, and CNRS) made headlines in 2016 with the world’s first FDSOI qubit device—based on holes rather than electrons—made on a 300 mm CMOS fab line. Now they can read the state of the qubit, too. The researchers used a screen-grid reflectometry method, applying microwave signals to the […] >>

October 01 2019

Leti active in Grenoble artificial intelligence institute

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Leti, which kicked off a major R&D program on embedded artificial intelligence this year, is also part of Grenoble’s new Multidisciplinary Institute in Artificial Intelligence (MIAI), which will receive €100 million in government and private-sector funding over four years to finance R&D partnerships with around 50 businesses and 28 research chairs. One of the main […] >>

October 01 2019

Leti establishes leadership in Li-Fi communications technology

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Li-Fi, a short-range wireless communications technology that uses visible light to transmit data, is still in its early days. However, the major stakeholders in this new technology—which include Leti—are already leading the way. In June an international consortium created the nonprofit Light Communication Alliance (LCA) to promote Li-Fi to businesses and the general public. The […] >>

October 01 2019

Thibaut David, head of the Fostering Science program

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“Grenoble has very high ERC grant success rates”   The Fostering Science program helps scientists with their ERC grant applications. What kind of assistance do you provide? We start by making sure that applicants understand how ERC grants work and what type of grant to apply for depending on whether they have two, five, or […] >>
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