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A research laboratory at the european scale

A research laboratory at the european scale

650 people for a multidisciplinary approach

7 research departments

1 microfabrication technology centre

Applied mechanics
Automatic control
Computer sciences
Micro & nanotechnologies
Optics & photonics
Time & frequency


A book about flexible robotics co-written by Nicolas Chaillet
The objective of the book "Flexible Robotics: Applications to Multiscale Manipulations" is to provide those interested in the field of flexible robotics with an overview of several scientific and technological advances in the practical field of robotic manipulation.  >>+ more
Nonlinear Optics and Supercontinuum Symposium
A one day “Nonlinear Optics and Supercontinuum Symposium” will be held on Friday 20 September in the Amphi FEMTO in honour of Professor Chinlon Lin who will be here in Besançon during this time.  >>+ more
European Time and Frequency Seminar (EFTS)
The European Frequency an Time Seminar (EFTS) will be held from Monday, August 16 to friday, August 30 2013.  >>+ more
Two ERC Grants for FEMTO-ST Institute in 2011
Prof John DUDLEY & Dr Yanne CHEMBO from the Optics Depmarment of FEMTO-ST Institute (UMR 6174 CNRS-Université de Franche-Comté) have both received a financial Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to support the top level scientific excellence of their research projects  >>+ more
Summer school in Microrobotics and Self-assembly for hybrid MEMS
The general context of the summer school concerns the micromanipulation and assembly of such complex microsystems. From the state-of-the-art, integration technologies for heterogeneous microsystems are based on Microrobotics or Self-assembly approaches.  >>+ more

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