Silicon photonics contract signed with MPW

IRT Nanoelec and MPW (Multi Project Wafer) recently signed a partnership agreement for silicon photonic circuit fabrication—the first partnership of its kind anywhere in the world. The silicon photonic circuits will be fabricated on 200 mm SOI wafers with a 310 nm silicon layer. The partnership is expected to result in high-density miniaturized components at… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Plexus interactive, immersive educational demonstrators

The Plexus learning suite to be released by Grenoble Ecole de Management in October 2016 in partnership with IRT Nanoelec will feature eight totally redesigned, reinvented, and revamped course modules that will provide an interactive, collaborative, immersive learning experience based on real innovation projects. Plexus’ eight course modules cover a range of topics, from forecasting,… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

Training: new certificate program in analog electronics

Grenoble Institute of Technology and STMicroelectronics have partnered up to offer a new certificate program in analog electronics. The pilot session kicked off in June with nineteen participants, all STMicroelectronics employees. The certificate program is offered by the Grenoble Institute of Technology’s continuing and executive education division and Phelma engineering school and was developed for… Lire la suite » ... Read more »

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 »