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Leti to tackle tomorrow's research strategies

GRENOBLE, France – Oct. 3, 2016 – Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, announced today it has
joined the Stanford SystemX Alliance, a network of 100 renowned Stanford University professors
and 27 world-class companies, joining forces in a pre-competitive environment to define
tomorrow’s research strategies. Leti’s participation bridges the gap between two worlds –
academia and industry.
Published on 3 October 2016

The alliance is a collaboration between Stanford researchers and over two-dozen leading global
technology companies – such as Google, Huawei, Xilinx, Intel, Qualcomm, Toshiba, Infineon, and
many more – that focuses on hardware and software at all levels of the system stack. Topics range
from materials and devices to systems and applications in electronics, networks, energy, mobility,
bio-interfaces, sensors and other technological domains.
Together, the SystemX partners are working on research strategies that should lead to a wide
range of next generation applications, including the highly anticipated self-driving car and future
artificial-intelligence systems that will improve performance and operation of our mobile, medical,
smart-home solutions and devices.

Following his recent visit to Leti, Stanford SystemX Director Rick Bahr said, “Leti’s extensive,
advanced clean room facilities and expertise are truly impressive, and I can see now that Stanford
and Leti are very complementary. It makes real sense for us to find more ways to work together on
developing new technologies and their demonstrators.”

“The alliance provides an avenue for worldwide strategic discussions and, more importantly, allows
both research partners and industry leaders to stay ahead of the game,” said Barbara De Salvo,
Leti’s scientific director.

“Leti brings its scientific excellence and expertise on technology transfer, and will have access to
Stanford’s top-notch upstream research and network,” she added. “Stanford’s dynamic culture will
inspire Leti on the road to new scientific territories and lead to strong programs with the Silicon
Valley ecosystem.

Leti will share its innovative research results during several SystemX events and explore ambitious,
innovative and collaborative projects together with other partners of the Alliance.

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