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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 #60 - Pr. Hiroyuki FUJITA

From Wow to Work: Success Cycles in LIMMS Collaboration

BNR booklet on line

Prof. Tsuyoshi MINAMI (IIS, The University of Tokyo)-Friday Sept 15th , 2017 - AM10:00-Bw403

Applied Supramolecular Chemistry: Exploratory Research Toward Practical Applications in Molecular Sensors.
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The CNRS press release about our Nature Communications paper was published online yesterday (in French).

Interview of Myriam Lereau-Bernier

Myriam, a JSPS postdoctoral researcher hosted in Sakai Lab, was interviewed for the website of the University of Tokyo

French flag paper published in Nature Chemistry

A team at UPMC (Paris) used a molecular technology developed in LIMMS to implement a biochemical french flag pattern.

Phononic paper published in Nature Communication

A team involving LIMMS researchers and led by Pr Nomura just published a phononic paper in Nature Communication.

SMMIL-E featured in La Voix du Nord

Dominique Collard (CNRS) details in "La Voix du Nord" the genesis and purpose of SMMIL-E, the mirror unit of LIMMS in Lille, France.

DNA-beads paper published in Nature Nanotechnology

The work of LIMMS members on combining molecular programming and microbeads to enact new collective behaviors has just been published in Nature Nanotechnology.
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Open Positions

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
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