The Institut de Microélectronique Electromagnétisme Photonique and LAboratoire d'Hyperfréquences et de Caractérisation, IMEP-LaHC, is a « unité mixte de recherche » (CNRS / Grenoble INP / UGA / Université Savoie Mont Blanc) of 110 people strongly committed in research activities related to micro- and nano-electronics, microphotonics, micro- and nano-systems, microwaves and microwave-photonics.
The laboratory is settled over two sites : Grenoble-Minatec (38) and Le Bourget du Lac (73).
Lichens is a company founded in March 2021.The company aims at improving mobile communication indoors.Thermal insulation glass is now widely used for new constructions and for renovation.The Lichens solution is an adhesive film printed with conductive motifs, applied on the windows.This technology is a patented innovation of IMEP-LaHC and the product’s commercial release is slated for 2022 .
The Linksium DAMP project (Device for the Analysis of Materials Profiles) developed in IMEP-LaHC is now in a marketing phase.
The device consists of a multisensors RF probe for the measurement of stratified media physical properties with a specialized software and database.
The target markets are precision farming and snowpack monitoring.
A communication device, called Thingsat, provides communication for the Internet of Things with isolated objects on Earth’s surface. Developed in Grenoble, the device will be launched aboard a Space X rocket from Cape Canaveral.
The CSUG developed the electronic module and ensured it was compatible with the conditions encountered in space in collaboration with LIG, l’IMEP-LAHC, Institut Paul Emile Victor and Université de Polynésie. Several industrialists have joined the project, including Air Liquide which is interested in Thingsat for recording the positions and pressure levels in gas containers on ships at sea. Read more