The M3d partners bring the complementary world-leading expertise required to address the challenging tasks of the project : three-dimensional bottom-up synthesis, nanomagnetics and spin electronics, and high-resolution magnetic imaging. Two SME are part of the consortium to develop the upscaling of the new processes, and help transform discoveries into innovation.
Institut Néel is a research laboratory of CNRS, closely linked with Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, with total staff 450. Its main expertise is condensed matter physics, with activities combining fundamental and applied purposes including patenting and industry-driven projects in energy, ICT, biotechnologies. It is part in the recently-accepted network of excellence of Grenoble laboratories for Nanosciences, Energy of the future and Healthcare-(http://grenoble-lanef.fr/), with a large number of supporting companies.
The Cavendish Laboratory is one of the most famous centers of physics in the world. Previous professors include Maxwell, Bragg, Rutherford, Rayleigh, Thomson and Mott. Nobel Prizes have been won by 29 members of the laboratory, including Crick and Watson in 1962 for the discovery of the helical (...) + more
The department of Physics from Hamburg University is a powerhouse of German physics in the areas of photonics, astrophysics, high-energy and solid-state physics. Of particular importance is the presence of other research institutions with daily scientific exchange — most notably the Center DESY (...) + more
The Chemistry department at the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg is one of nine in Germany with an impact deemed ’excellent’ by the national Wissenschaftsrat in its 2008 research ranking. The scientific environment at FAU is particularly strong in natural sciences and engineering. One emphasis is put on (...) + more
SOLEIL is the French center for synchrotron radiation . It is funded and managed by French research agencies CNRS and CEA. Operation started in 2007 with 12 beamlines, reaching now round 25. SOLEIL is both a large-scale instrument serving the national and European scientific community and a (...) + more
SmartMembranes is a 2009 spin-off from the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM and the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg in 2009. The company is the only producer of supported and free-standing macro and nano porous ordered membranes from silicon and alumina worldwide. (...) + more
Crocus is a leading developer of MRAM technology for dense, nonvolatile, high-speed, scalable chip solutions for general and special purpose applications. Crocus will offer high-density MRAM chips that target a wide variety of storage, networking, telecommunication, cloud computing and (...) + more