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LiMMS is an international research unit on MEMS and NEMS (Micro- and Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems) operated in joint names of France, CNRS - Institut des sciences de l'ingenierie et des Systemes INSIS, and Japan, Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), The University of Tokyo.

LiMMS is located on Komaba Campus (II), in Tokyo. Our Research activities are focused on 3 main fields related to micro- and nano- technologies: Bio MEMS, Nanotechnologies, Advanced MEMS.


Institute of Industrial Science


BNR #58 Pr Viasnoff (CNRS, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore), 25th february 2016

Understanding cell-cell interactions using biomimetic interfaces: a minimal organ approach

BNR #57 - Dr. Shigeki KAWAI (University Basel, PRESTO JST), 16th dec. 2015, PM 5.00, C-lounge

Molecules on surfaces studied by high-resolution force microscopy

BNR #56 - Pr. Mathieu DENOUAL (GREYC-ENSICAEN, FRA), Oct, 26th 2015, PM5:00- E-lounge

Detection of magnetic nanoparticle
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LIMMS technology featured in CNRS Innovation newsletter

The CNRS innovation letter has featured one of the technology developed in LIMMS, the Silicon Nano Tweezers.

Silicon Nano Tweezer paper published

The application of Sillicon Nano Tweezers ( a flagship technology of LIMMS developed by Pr Collard and Pr Fujita) for detecting biomolecules has been published in Scientific Report, one of the multidisciplinary journal of the Nature Publishing Group.

Droplet paper published

A team of LIMMS researchers, led by Yannick Rondelez and hosted in the microfluidic laboratory of Pr Fujii, has developed a technique to map in details the behavior of complex biochemical systems
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Open Positions

ABG-65268 JSPS Postdoc position - October 2016 (Deadline February 27th, 2016)

A 2 years JSPS Postdoc position is open at LIMMS, Japan starting from October 2016 (Deadline February 27th, 2016): Development of Novel Cooling Devices Based on Quantum Structures, Prof. Hirakawa lab

ABG-65219 CNRS Postdoc position - April 2016 (Deadline February 28th, 2016)

A 1 year CNRS postdoc position is open at LIMMS, Tokyo from April 1, 2016. Research topic : Liver on chip using iPS model. Application process open until February 28, 2016 More information on

ABG-65188 JSPS Postdoc position - October 2016 (Deadline February 28th, 2016)

A JSPS Postdoc position is open at LIMMS starting from October 2016 (Deadline February 28th, 2016) : JSPS Post-doctoral fellowship, LIMMS/CNRS-IIS, Japan: Nano-scale characterization of solar cell materials by photo-assisted scanning probe methods - Prof.Takahashi lab
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The Microsystem Materials Laboratory (MML) of the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg, Germany,...
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