Laboratoire d’Electronique et de Technologies de l’Information

Leti is a technological research institute part of CEA Tech and a Carnot Institute. Leti is worldwide leader in miniaturization technologies. Our staff of 1700 researchers is dedicated to creating safe and low energy consumption new solutions.

At the forefront of new electronic architectures, Internet of Things and nomad solutions, we offer to our industrial partners innovative solutions for more competitiveness.

Economic sectors

Aeronautics Space
Automotive and mobility
Electronics industry Digital infrastructure
Sport and wellness
Health technologies
Digital uses and media / Services

And also

Agriculture Livestock Acquaculture
Environment : protection and monitoring, natural and climate risks, depollution
Key figures

Key figures

Permanent staff (full-time equivalent)
1 700
Global budget
330 M€


institut Carnot CEA LETI
Minatec campus
17 rue des Martyrs
38054  Grenoble Cedex 09

+33 (0)4 38 78 03 83

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Let’s create together your next innovations


Leti Carnot Institute targets most of society future issues as industry 4.0, clean energy, health and well-being,
sustainable transportation, information technology, space exploration, security.

Solution provider

For over 50 years, Leti has built long term relationship with its industrial partners, international companies, small and medium-sized enterprises or startups.

Leti research teams collaborate with partners through bilateral contracts, common laboratories or multi-partners research projects. This contributes to new jobs and startups.

Leti as a pioneer

Leti’s cross-functional expertise teams stand from data treatment to sensors and microsystems, up to high performance computing.

They have created low consumption Internet of Things solutions, low cost multi sensors solutions and systems enabling profitable highly connected products.

Born in 1967, Leti is located in France at Grenoble, along with offices in USA (Silicon Valley) and Japan (Tokyo). Our research allows 700 publications per year. We have 350 industrial partners and we have created 60 startups.


State-of-the-art technological R&D platforms

Gathered in a unique facility, 11 platforms allow researchers and industrial partners to investigate, test and validate new concepts leading to the development of innovative products.

  • Microsystems engineering 8 and 12”
  • Nanoelectronics engineering 12”
  • Photonics
  • Nanocharacterization
  • Microbatteries
  • Nanobiotechnologies
  • Clinatec
  • Integrated circuit design
  • Embedded systems design
  • Sensor and communication object networks


Our technical cooperationand development model is based
on IP and industrial partnership

Our cutting-edge research allows us to file 300 patents per year. Over 40% of our patent portfolio is licensed to industrial partners.