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GIANT Orientation Day – 15 April 2019


The GIANT Junior Ambassadors team launches a new event dedicated to incoming junior researchers in 2019:
the GIANT Orientation Day

The first edition of the GIANT Orientation Day will take place on 15 April 2019, in multiple venues on the GIANT campus.

Why should you attend?

The GIANT Orientation Day is a federative event intended for students from all institutes and companies on campus to meet and network. It is also the opportunity to know more about what kind of research and activities happen in local labs and companies.

Put simply, this is the perfect place to start building your local network!

We are preparing a programme including icebreakers in the form of serious games, some fun contests, and several circuits of visits in labs, platforms and companies on the campus.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR NO MORE THAN ONE CIRCUIT OF VISITS – since they all happen at the same time you won’t be able to go on two or more circuits!

Please note that a copy of your passport or ID is required in advance to access most of the sites (details below).


Time Programme Location
9.30am Introduction of the GIANT Orientation Day Maison MINATEC
9.40am Presentation of the GIANT Campus and opportunities for students and junior researchers Maison MINATEC
10.15am Icebreaker

Serious game “TechIt !” in teams mixing students and interns from all GIANT institutes, followed by a pitch contest by team

12pm Convivial lunch with student associations and student services attending Maison MINATEC
1pm Circuits of visits on the GIANT campus (1 choice)
Circuit 1: European Photon and Neutron campus + ST Microelectronics

Presentation of the synchrotron (ESRF) and Institut Laue-Langevin reactor, followed by visit of one of these infrastructures

+ visit at ST Microelectronics

EPN campus + ST
Circuit 2: CEA

Visit of CEA Tech showroom, CEA Fablab

Circuit 3: Grenoble-INP

Vision-R Lab & Interuniversity Centre for MicroElectronics and Nanotechnologies

Circuit 4: Health and biomed

Clinatec & BioMérieux

CEA et BioMérieux
Parcours 5: Energy

CEA Liten, GreEn-ER, Schneider Electric

CEA, GreEn-ER, Schneider Electric
5pm End of the visits

Registration is free and until April 1st

Go to the registration page

IMPORTANT NOTICE: if you register for circuit #1, #2, #4 or #5, send a copy of your passport or ID to by 8 April (1st April for circuit #1). Your personal data will be used to grant you access to the restricted sites of the visits. We will erase the copies of your passport/ID card on 16 April. You will be required to present your passport or ID card on the day of the visit. Copies and driving licenses are not accepted.

This GIANT Orientation Day pilot edition is open to all PhD students, postdoc fellows and interns working in labs, startups and companies located on the GIANT campus.

International student and worried about the language barrier? The Orientation Day will be fully held in English!

This event is brought to you by the GIANT Junior Ambassadors and is part of the GIANT student network programmation.


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