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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.


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BNR #55 by Pr. Masaki SANO, University of Tokyo, Jan 15th, 2015, C-lounge, PM 5:00

Collective motion of active matter: bridging matter and living matter

BNR # 54 - Dr Wojciech Chrzanowski (U Sydney), 2014, Dec.17th, PM5:00 - C lounge

Biointerfaces and bio-nano-characterization – beyond imaging with scanning probe microscopy

BNR #53 - Pr. Jennifer HASLER (GeorgiaTech, USA), Feb 17th 2014, PM5:00- E-lounge

A Large-Scale Neuromorphic Hardware Systems Roadmap
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Technology Showcase from French Japanese joint resarch laboratories in Japan, Tokyo, Wednesday June 15th, 2016 (JST Headquarters Ichigaya)

On Wednesday 15th June, 2016, CNRS, JST, LIMMS and the French Embassy in Japan will organize a technology showcase event as part of the France-Japan Innovation Year, at JST Headquarters (Tokyo Ichigaya). Advanced academic research programs, recent innovations and existiting collaborations will be presented. Registration open soon.

Podcast. LIMMS at the First Health Innovation Days organized by the French Ministry for Health, Paris, January 23-24, 2016

Dominique Collard participated in the first french Health Innovation Days organized by the French Ministry for Health, in Paris on January 23-24, 2016. Listen to the podcast interview on the CNRS wikiradio

Workshop on BioMEMS and Cancer, Lille, December 17, 2015

LIMMS together with the CPER Cancer consortium partners organizes a workshop on BioMEMS and Cancer in Lille on Thursday, December 17, 2015. More information here.
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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

LIMMS Internships 2016 (Deadline: Nov 28, 2015)

LIMMS is opening 3 internship positions starting from april 2016. More information here. Application until Nov.28,2015

ABG-63615 JSPS Postdoc position - April 2016 (Deadline August 31st, 2015)

Development of a microfluidic biochip for hepatic induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells differentiation. A 2-years postdoc position is available at LIMMS starting from April 2016. Deadline to apply is August 31st, 2016

ABG-60944 JSPS Postdoc position 2 - Autumn 2015 (Deadline February 28th, 2015)

Microfluidic Devices for Cancer Cell Research at Matsunaga laboratory. A 2-years postdoc position is available at LIMMS starting in October 2015. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2015
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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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