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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 #59 Dr Marie (CNRS/Ecole Normale Superieure Paris), 20th October 2016

Polymer coatings for dynamic adjustment of specific and non-specific interactions for cell culture

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
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SMMIL-E Workshop

LIMMS/CIBIS/CIRMM workshop Dec. 12th

A Workshop on "International research leading to Innovation and new Technology bridging academics and societal demands" will be held at IIS

LIMMS technology featured in CNRS Innovation newsletter

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

Advanced detection of biomolecules with Silicon Nano Tweezers

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.

Mapping complex biochemical systems with droplets

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

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.
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Open Positions

JSPS Postdoctoral fellowship: RNA-based computing for CRISPR/Cas9

A 2 years JSPS Postdoc position is open at LIMMS, Japan starting April~September 2017 (Deadline August 28th, 2016)

JSPS Postdoctoral fellowship: “SPISE” – Self-Powered Intelligent Swarm Electronics

A 2 years JSPS Postdoc position is open at LIMMS, Japan starting from April 2017 (Deadline Augsut 28th, 2016)

JSPS Postdoctoral fellowship: MEMS Vibrational Energy Harvesters for Internet-of-Things Applications

A 2 years JSPS Postdoc position is open at LIMMS, Japan starting from April 2017 (Deadline Augsut 28th, 2016)
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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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