Beyond CMOS Nanodevices for Adding Functionalities to CMOS.

The NANOFUNCTION Network of Excellence aims to integrate at the European level the excellent European research laboratories in order to strengthen scientific and technological excellence in the field of novel nanoelectronic materials, devices and circuits for developing new integrated functions and disseminate the results in a wide scientific and industrial community.
This proposal will focus on the convergence of Advanced More than Moore devices (Analog-RF-sensors-actuators-biochips-energy harvesters, etc.) for adding functionalities to ICs and Beyond-CMOS nanostructures (nanowires, nanostructured materials, etc.) which could be integrated on CMOS platforms. In particular, the interest of these nanodevices for the development of innovative applications with increased performance in the field of nanosensing, energy harvesting, nanocooling and RF will be thoroughly investigated.
This work will be carried out through a network of joint processing, characterisation and modelling platforms.
The consortium will work closely with European industry and will feed back data and know-how on devices that deliver the required performance. This interaction will strengthen European integration in nanoelectronics, help in decision-making and ensure that Europe remains at the forefront of nanoelectronics for the next decades.

Inpg Entreprise Sa (France)

Other participants
Catalan Institute Of Nanotechnology (Spain)
National Center For Scientific Research “Demokritos” (Greece)
Gesellschaft Fuer Angewandte Mikro Und Optoelektronik Mit Beschraenkterhaftung Amo Gmbh (Germany)
Institut Sinano Association (France)
Institut Polytechnique De Grenoble (France)
Commissariat A L’Energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives (France)
Stmicroelectronics Crolles 2 Sas (France)
Valtion Teknillinen Tutkimuskeskus (Finland)
Universite Catholique De Louvain (Belgium)
The University Of Warwick (UK)
Kungliga Tekniska Hoegskolan (Sweden)
University College Cork, National University Of Ireland, Cork (Eire)
Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum Vzw (Belgium)
Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario Per La Nanoelettronica (Italy), di cui sono "terze parti":
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Università degli Studi di Udine (Italy)
- Centro di Ricerca sui Sistemi Elettronici per l'Ingegneria dell'Informazione e delle Telecomunicazioni "Ercole De Castro" - ARCES
- Resp. Scientifico: Prof. Claudio Fiegna

Start date 01/09/2010
End date 31/08/2013
Duration 36 months
Project Reference 257375
Project cost 3.528.005 EURO
Project Funding 2.800.000 EURO
Subprogramme Area ICT-2009.3.1 Nanoelectronics Technology
Contract type Network of Excellence (NoE)