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mise à jour le May 30, 2016
IRCCyN researchers are currently working on a robotic hand that is controlled naturally by the brain. (IRCCyN - Communication and Cybernetics Research Institute of Nantes, involving Nantes University – Centrale Nantes – the National Centre for Scientific Research - Mines Nantes).
The University of Nantes, Centrale Nantes, Nantes University Hospital and Inserm have joined forces to launch the NExT (Nantes Excellence Trajectory) initiative. On 9 March 2016, the four founding partners submitted their joint application for the second wave of the call for projects within the PIA2 framework (Investment for the future programme).
DCNS, Centrale Nantes and the University of Nantes officially announced on Friday 14th October the creation of a joint laboratory for industry and research. The Joint Laboratory of Marine Technology will ensure that DCNS remains constantly at the cutting edge of advanced naval military technologies.
Shortlisted last June by the international selection panel for the I-SITE call for projects, NExT made its final submission on Tuesday 29 November. The final hearing and selection takes place in February 2017.
Type 1 diabetes affects 200 000 people in France today. Research is focusing on an artificial pancreas to bring them some relief on a daily basis and simplify the administering of medicine. Researchers at Centrale Nantes have been working on the subject for several years and are today advocating Nantes’ version of the artificial pancreas, based on ease of use for patients and doctors alike.