Fabrice Delaye

Don't miss the momentum of nanotechnology

Europe may be competitive in nanotech research, but it needs to pay more attention to commercialisation, says Aymeric Sallin, a venture capitalist who specialises in investing in this field
19 May 2011

French stimulus money starts to flow into labs

A total of 52 new research labs and research programmes have been selected to share an investment of Euros 340 million, in the first step of a public research funding bonanza that will pour in Euro 22 billion raised on the bond markets to create an elite cadre of universities in France
14 Feb 2011

Robots get ready for mass markets

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has just opened the doors to a new national robotics research centre that aims to usher in a new era of robots, designed to do useful things in ordinary circumstances.
24 Jan 2011