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Welcome to LIMMS web site

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 #50 - Dr. Sebastian Volz (LEM2C, UPR-CNRS 288, France), July 30th 2013, PM5:00- C-lounge

Title : Nanostructure based Design of Materials Properties for the Thermal Management of Micro and Nanosystems.

BNR #49 - Pr. Philippe Cinquin (TIMC-IMAG, CNRS UMR5525, France), July 4th 2013, PM5:00- E-lounge

From Computer Assisted Medical Inverventions to Energetically Autonomous Implanted Medical

BNR #48 - Pr. Nicolas Bredeche (Univ. Paris VI), June 25th 2013, PM5:00- C-lounge

Evolutionary robotics: from evolutionary optimization to in silico experimental evolution.
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LIMMS Workshop in FEMTO-ST, Besancon, 21-22 February

The LIMMS will hold a workshop in FEMTO-ST in Besancon

SMMIL-E Workshop Dec. 15th 2016

A SMMIL-E workshop on BioMEMS technologies against cancer will be held at IIS.

LIMMS/CIBIS/CIRMM workshop Dec. 12th 2016 @IIS

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.
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Open Positions

PhD project in SMMIL-E

SMMIL-E opens a PhD project starting in september/october 2017. The project will aim to use microsystems to analyze and isolate small population of Leukemia cells with physical phenotype. phenotype
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