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November 11th, 2007

New EUR 6 billion nanoelectronics R&D programme

MEDEA+, a European-wide collaborative research programme centred on microelectronics and part of the EUREKA project, has announced that CATRENE (Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe) is to be the follow-on programme designed to take electronics into the nanoscale era. The new programme has two important novel features: the Lighthouse Project which will address major socioeconomic needs such as transportation, healthcare, security, energy and entertainment and a new structure that will focus on large application markets, identified in a roadmap of required technologies.


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