Small- to mid-sized businesses and IRT Nanoelec

IRT Nanoelec recently held its third meeting of the year on small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and IRT Nanoelec. The meeting was well-attended, with a slate of speakers presenting the broad range of local initiatives to support small- to mid-sized businesses in Grenoble. Bruno Rague, Associate Director, IRT Nanoelec, kicked off the meeting with a… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

The three-question interview with: Philippe Broun, Head of Tech Transfer for Innovation and Partnerships, Inria Grenoble

What is Inria’s role in the PULSE program? Inria is an IRT Nanoelec founding partner and has been supporting the entire consortium of partners since the beginning. Inria focuses on conducting top-notch scientific research, developing the technologies coming out of our labs, and making sure the results of our research and technology development work are… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Ghandileo project partnership agreement signed

IRT Nanoelec, the CEA, FIPHFP (an organization that supports the integration of people with disabilities into public-sector employment), and the Prefecture of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Rhône region have signed a partnership to ensure closer cooperation and secure funding for the Ghandileo project. The CEA and FIPHFP have been working together for several years. This new… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Report from Digital for All Meeting

A special Digital for All Meeting (Journée citoyenne du numérique) was held on July 4, 2016 in Grenoble. French Secretary of State for Digital Technology Axelle Lemaire and French Parliamentary Representative for Isère Geneviève Fioraso toured the CEA Grenoble technology showroom and the IRT Nanoelec indoor technology platform. Marie-Noëlle Semeria, Director, CEA Leti; Chair of… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Easytech meets with small businesses in the South of France

In February, Easytech went to Aix-en-Provence in the South of France to present the program and its services for SMBs. The meeting was held at SAFE. All Easytech program partners (CEA, Grenoble Institute of Technology, Cap’Tronic) were represented, and Easytech experts Roland Pesty and Jean-Pierre Verard were on hand to present the Easytech program and… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

ESRF BM05 beamline gets new equipment

IRT Nanoelec’s Advanced Characterization Platform – Grenoble (PAC-G) has acquired new equipment for industrial R&D; the instrument was recently installed on the ESRF synchrotron BM05 beamline. Industrial R&D partners using the instrument will also receive comprehensive services including needs analysis, measurement, data analysis, and a full report. To ensure the level of responsiveness businesses need,… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

New Technical Manager degree program launched

The new Technical Manager degree program offered by Grenoble Institute of Technology and Grenoble Ecole de Management with the support of IRT Nanoelec has launched. The program gives technicians an opportunity to earn a degree equivalent to five years’ post-secondary study and acquire both technical and managerial skills. Two technical majors are available: microelectronics; or energy… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

CNRS joins Characterization on Large Instruments program

The French National Center for Scientific Research has joined the IRT Nanoelec characterization program. The CNRS Subatomic Physics and Cosmology Lab, or LPSC (a joint research unit of the CNRS and Grenoble-Alpes University’s IN2P3 lab), will make its rapid neutron irradiation platform available, rounding out the services on offer by PAC-G (Platform for Advanced Characterization… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Convergence of 3D integration and silicon photonics

IRT Nanoelec recently held its second meeting on silicon photonics and 3D technology. Speakers and participants got a chance to discuss their take on the market, technology, and applications for silicon photonics using 3D integration tools. Eric Mounier of Yole presented his viewpoint of markets and applications for silicon photonics, noting that the needs for… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

The three-question interview with: Thierry Fench, Director of Innovation, Collaborations, and R&D Efficiency (ICE), STMicroelectronics, Grenoble

Can you tell us about STMicroelectronics’ IoT program? STMicroelectronics’ current strategy in terms of markets addressed consists of two pillars. First, smart driving technologies based on our broad, deep knowledge of automotive electronics for safer, more environmentally-friendly, connected vehicles. Second, the Internet of Things (IoT), for industrial applications, smart homes and cities, and connected objects,… Lire la suite » ... Read more »