Need News

  • Watch the NEED for IoT webinar on demand
    Conference / Debate
    You missed our january webinar? You can now watch it online on demand.
  • SAVE THE DATE - Need for IoT - Webinar
    Conference / Debate
    on the January 14, 2021
    Attend our webinar and get access to our latest scientific results (14th january morning).
  • Coming soon: downloadable version of “My IoT: a discovery game”
    This game presented in English and French, and prepared within the NEED for IoT research project and co-funded by Nanoelec. The game alternates phases exploring present IoT impacts with phases targeting and building challenges, using the Circulab Agency tools. The downloadable and printable version of the game produced by the serious games agency, Kaperli, will soon be available.Initially developed as a doctoral student module, the game's playful approach makes it accessible for all levels: bachelor, master levels, continuous education, corporate training and for any public seeking to understand systemically the stakes of our relationship with connected objects.
  • Save the date - Interalliance seminar : how our choices impact research
    Conference / Debate
    on the December 18, 2020
    The French alliances Ancre, AllEnvi, Allistene, Aviesan and Athena will hold a conference, in french, about " Energie décarbonée, changement climatique, santé environnementale et biodiversité : les impacts de nos choix sur les nouvelles voies de recherche interdisciplinaires"
  • Graduate School UGA - SUMMIT Program
    The SFRI project of Université Grenoble Alpes is soon to be launched. Aiming to structure research-based training, its missions are to support the initiatives involving several programs or several academic divisions; develop the visibility of the teaching offer, support the communication and contribute to the attractiveness of UGA’s teaching offer; support internationalisation.Among those programs, discover the thematic program SUMMIT in the microelectronics field.
  • PhD Module - Sustainable IoT
    from December 1, 2020 to December 2, 2020
    In association with the NEED for IoT project and the IRT Nanoelec will be held a Sustainable IoT module on the 1st and 2nd of December.
  • Europe wants to secure its supply of raw materials for electric vehicles
    EU to launch raw materials industry alliance.
  • CEA-Leti towards a more sustainable electronics industry
    Thomas Ernst and Léa Di Cioccio, leading the institute's scientific research programs answer three questions about the shift over to more sustainable practices.
  • Watch the new IoT Radar episode on which Karine Samuel speaks about NEED for IoT
    Scientific and technical culture
    on the August 29, 2020
    Learn more about the NEED for IoT project and the new Fairphone 3+
  • VLSI Symposia 2020
    Conference / Debate
    from June 14, 2020 to June 19, 2020
    The 40th VLSI Symposia will be held from June 14th to June 19th as a virtual event. This year conference theme is "The Next 40 Years of VLSI for Ubiquitous Intelligence".
  • CEA-Leti develops a new recycling solution for silicon wafers
    A new recycling solution for silicon wafers used for research purposes at CEA-Leti was recently implemented with an aluminum foundry in a win-win partnership.
  • The CNRS is committed to promoting sustainable development
    Along with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the CNRS is committed to promoting sustainable development.
  • Carbon neutrality : a complete coverage by L'Usine Nouvelle
    L'Usine Nouvelle, a french media specialized in the B2B professional information, dedicates an entire issue to the carbon neutrality concern.
  • A Sustainable Electronics Awareness day organised with Grenoble INP - PHelma students
    on the January 29, 2020
    Last January, 40 students from 7 different countries spent a day talking about sustainable electronics with the IRT Nanoelec and the NEED for IoT project members.
  • "Transitions et questions d'échelles" : The first white paper from the GID
    Download now the work steming from the Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days about "Planet and Sustainable Society"
  • 3 Rs to save the planet
    Biju Nair, president and CEO of Hyla Mobile writes about re-use, recycling and extending the life of mobile devices.
  • ESSDERC 2020
    Conference / Debate
    from September 14, 2020 to September 18, 2020
    The 50th edition of the European Solid-State Device Research Conference, and the 46th European Solid-State Circuits Conference, will be jointly organized in Grenoble (France).
  • Graphene 2020
    Conference / Debate
    from June 2, 2020 to June 5, 2020
    The 10th edition of Graphene Conference series, the largest European Event in Graphene and 2D Materials, will be organized in Grenoble (France): June 02-05, 2020.
  • Lavoisier Discussion
    Conference / Debate
    from January 20, 2020 to January 22, 2020
    The Lavoisier Discussion devoted to the growth of emergent 2D materials will be held from the 20th to the 22nd of January 2020.
  • French symposium on Emerging Technologies for Micronanofabrication
    Conference / Debate
    from November 25, 2019 to November 27, 2019
    Save the Date! A new edition of the French symposium on Emerging Technologies for Micronanofabrication will be held from Novembre 23rd to Novembre 25th in Grenoble.
  • Meeting with journalist Guillaume Pitron
    on the September 20, 2019
    The PhD students of the Need for IoT project met journalist Guillaume Pitron to discuss about their research work.
  • Karine Samuel speaks about critical materials in a TV interview
    Scientific and technical culture
    on the July 19, 2019
    No tablet computer, cellphone nor battery without those critical materials, produced in China for 90% of them. Karine Samuel, teacher at Grenoble INP and Guillaume Pitron, journalist, interpret the environmental and geopolitical consequences of rare earth mining.
  • Justine Marty won the best young researcher award 2019 at the Prolog Conference
    from June 19, 2019 to June 21, 2019
    We are really proud to announce you that Justine Marty, PhD student of the NEED for IoT project won the best young researcher award 2019 at the Prolog Conference.
  • "Internet des objets : une dépendance aux métaux rares source de grande vulnérabilité"
    Scientific and technical culture
    on the June 24, 2019
    A newspaper article has just been published in The Conversation, written by Karine Samuel & Thierry Baron, co-leader and leader of the NEED for IoT project.
  • Global Challenges Science Week: International interdisciplinary days of Grenoble Alpes
    Conference / Debate
    from June 3, 2019 to June 6, 2019
    The first edition of the Global Challenges Science Week 2019 will take place from June 3rd to 6th, 2019 in the World Trade Center of Grenoble.
  • Steering committee meeting
    on the April 2, 2019
    On April 2nd was held the second NEED for IoT Steering Committee Meeting.
  • 2019 Chinese rare earth quotas
    on the March 20, 2019
    According to Xinhua News Agency (a Chinese national press agency), China unveils first rare earth, tungsten output quotas for 2019
  • Apollo Minerals thinks about reopening one of the biggest tungsten mines in France
    The Australian company is triving for exploiting the mine of Salau, Ariège.
  • 8th Nanometrology meeting
    Conference / Debate
    on the June 17, 2019
    Save the Date! A new edition of the Nanometrology meeting will be held on June 17th in Paris.
  • Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days
    Conference / Debate
    on the May 2, 2019
    A new edition of the Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days will be held on May 2nd.
  • PhD thesis meeting
    on the March 25, 2019
    A PhD thesis start meeting will be held on March 25th.
  • Prix Turgot 2019
    on the March 14, 2019
    Guillaume Pitron, who presented his investigations during the NEED for IoT kickoff, received the Prix Turgot for the year 2018.
  • TEDxUGAlpes
    on the October 30, 2018
    The videos of TEDxUGAlpes talks are now available online.
  • PhD students arrival meeting
    on the November 12, 2018
    Second welcome meeting with the NEED project new PhD students and their supervisors
  • Entretiens Jacques Cartier
    Conference / Debate
    from November 12, 2018 to November 14, 2018
    Karine Samuel, co-sponsor of the NEED for IoT project will talk about critical materials during the "Entretiens Jacques Cartier".
  • Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days
    Conference / Debate
    on the October 23, 2018
    4 workshops where held in the bosom of the Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days first session. Karine Samuel, co-sponsor of the NEED for IoT project, co-animated the vulnerability workshop with Didier Georges (GIPSA-lab).
  • Ecodesign summer school
    from November 27, 2018 to December 6, 2018
    In association with the NEED for IoT project will be held the Ecodesign Summer school on the 27th of November and the 6th of December.
  • Do better with less
    Scientific and technical culture
    Thomas Ernst, scientific director of the Leti (a technology research institute at CEA Tech) and co-sponsor of the NEED for IoT project, answered the questions of Laurent Givron.
  • Kick-off meeting feedback
    NEED for IoT kick-off meeting was held on June 11th. On this page you can download the morning presentation and have a summary of the afternoon presentations.
  • Need for IoT - Kickoff meeting
    Conference / Debate
    on the June 11, 2018
    The kickoff meeting of the Cross-Disciplinary Project NEED for IoT will take place on June 11th, 2018 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm, local time).