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Laboratory of Electronics and Information Technologies (LETI)

Upper organisation
CEA Tech
Research Center

17 rue des Martyrs
38054 Grenoble


Leti, a technology research institute at CEA Tech, pioneers micro and nanotechnologies, tailoring differentiating applicative solutions that ensure competitiveness in a wide range of markets. The institute tackles critical challenges such as healthcare, energy, transport and ICTs.

Its multidisciplinary teams deliver solid expertise for applications ranging from sensors to data processing and computing solutions, leveraging world-class pre-industrialization facilities.

Leti builds long-term relationships with its industrial partners - global companies, SMEs and startups – and actively supports the launch of technology startups.
Leti is a member of the Carnot Institutes network.

Leti’s main divisions
Architecture and IC design, embedded software
Silicon components
Silicon technologies
Optics and Photonics
Technologies for Biology and Health
Systems and solutions integration

CEA Tech is the technology research branch of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), a key player in research, development and innovation in defense & security, nuclear energy, technological research for industry and fundamental physical and life sciences. In 2015, Thomson Reuters identified CEA as the most innovative research organization in the world.

Laboratory of Electronics and Information Technologies (LETI)

Laboratory of Electronics and Information Technologies (LETI)

Contact Person
Denis Renaud

is SME contact

Research & Development is needed for tech companies to innovate and succeed in their markets. Choosing to collaborate with a partner can be a crucial step toward achieving desired progress.  

World Class Facilities
Over the years, Leti has invested heavily in its research laboratories and facilities to secure its place as a premier research institute worldwide. It is now home to hi-tech microelectronics cleanrooms, a range of advanced characterization tools that are unique in the world, the latest test benches and unparalleled pre-clinical and clinical research platforms.

Multi-Disciplinary Experts
Leti is composed of 2000 professionals, who are ardent about promoting industry through innovation: Experienced researchers, applications engineers, business managers, administrative support staff. A large majority of Leti's staff have a private company business background. It employs around 100 internationally recognized scientific experts and/or members of worldwide scientific community and almost 400 PhD and Post-Doc students are also present on site, representing a constant source of fresh inspiration.


Leti's services are made possible by its proven track record and specific skill set and its offer has been developed to ensure widespread appeal and a capacity to benefit a multitude of markets and clients. These services often necessitate a combination of means and expertise unique to Leti in order to meet an industrial need.
Leti therefore proposes project execution based on a simple, standard contractual framework. It commits to implementing the resources necessary to delivering services in line with industry standards. Leti's services complement its research agreements and are an integral part of its mission to help its partners grow through innovation by providing the best available technological solutions.

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