Blockchain event at Grenoble Chamber of Commerce

The Grenoble Chamber of Commerce Ecobiz Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club held a Blockchain-themed event on September 25, 2018. Blockchain technology is the topic of many questions and the source of great hope. The purpose of the meeting was to address citizens’ main concerns about the technology. It is hard to remember how we ever did… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

PULSE program’s bridge technologies platform gets new cybersecurity unit

On September 17, 2018, IRT Nanoelec hosted visitors from the Swansea University Digital Economy Center. They had an opportunity to discover IRT Nanoelec’s new cybersecurity unit, part of the PULSE program’s bridge technology platform. The tour was organized by INRIA’s Philippe Broun, and gave the visitors an opportunity to learn about the PULSE program and,… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Partnership with STMicroelectronics on industrial scale-up of GaN-based power components under IRT Nanoelec program announced

STMicroelectronics and Leti, a CEA Tech institute, officially announced their partnership under the IRT Nanoelec PowerGaN program, which also includes partner Schneider Electric. STMicroelectronics and Leti plan to scale up the fabrication of GaN-based power components on silicon. GaN technology can effectively respond to demand for power components for high-power, high-energy applications for the automotive… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

IntAct test vehicle

Mushrooming volumes of data have created a need for more complex circuits. One potential solution for server and Big Data applications is to combine different technologies and several chips to create more complex, efficient systems. The number of interconnections is growing, and chip surfaces are getting smaller and smaller. The use of an active silicon… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

The three-question interview with: Yassine Lakhnech, Executive Director, Research and Technology Transfer, Grenoble-Alpes University IDEX

Update us on the latest news from the Grenoble-Alpes University IDEX (a national Initiatives of Excellence campus). IDEX has been up and running for two years, and has been evaluated twice by the French government’s investissement  d’avenir  economic stimulus package steering committee, which includes representatives of the Secretariat General for Investment, the Ministry of Higher… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

The IRT Nanoelec Scientific Committee Meeting

This year, the IRT Nanoelec Scientific Committee meeting was attended by eight members. The members in attendance provided their insights in their respective fields to assess the relevance of the results obtained by IRT Nanoelec’s technology development and transfer activities. The start of the new PowerGaN program on GaN-based power components on silicon was well-received,… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

PAC-G and Serma Technologies sign partnership agreement

The Nanoelec characterization program has reached a major milestone. The program kicked off in 2013 with investments designed specifically to help microelectronics companies and, more broadly, systems integrators, access the large scientific instruments at Grenoble’s ILL, ESRF, and, later, CNRS/LPSC with support from the CEA and user companies STMicroelectronics, Schneider Electric, and Soitec. Once the… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

IRT Nanoelec attends medical research meeting

This project, which is being run at the IRT Nanoelec Silver Lab collaborative innovation platform, will result in the functional assessment of and improvements to a hardware/software solution to monitor elderly patients’ physical activity for more comfortable, safer independent or assisted living so that the solution can be released on the market. The VigiEHPAD use… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

A day of inspiration for the Dyneo module (IRT Nanoelec Education & Training)

STMicroelectronics is encouraging business school GEM and Grenoble Institute of Technology to develop new courses to teach students agile, collaborative R&D practices and behaviors. Several meetings and a day-long seminar attended by around 30 people representing all three organizations provided opportunities to share experiences and identify six types of dilemmas in which agile practices and… Lire la suite » ... Read more »