Venue and Hotels

Venue

The Alpexpo Congress Centre will host the five day event DATE 2020. It is located in close proximity to central Grenoble and provides a modern, well equipped location for DATE. It is easily accessible and well-connected by public transport.

ALPEXPO-ALPES Congres
Parc Événementiel de Grenoble
Avenue d'Innsbruck - CS 52408
38034 Grenoble cedex 2
France

The city of Grenoble, which is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty of the Alps, is one of Europe’s major scientific centres. It states the key European semiconductor site with more than 38,000 people in micro and nano technologies (24,000) and embedded software (14,000). It is home to both the Joseph Fourier University, which is one of France’s leading scientific Universities and the Grenoble Institute of Technology which trains in excess of 5,000 engineers per annum in key technology disciplines. Minatec is a centre for innovation for micro and nano technology and has a locally based campus in combination with a network of companies, researchers and engineering schools. Grenoble provides the second largest research centre in France. There are 15 research centres and universities (CEA-Leti – 1,500 researchers, TIMA, Verimag) as well as some 100 startup companies located in the area in addition to 117 companies – 81% of which are SME’s. DATE is working closely with local industry to increase the visibility of the event and to maximize quality visitor attendance.