IMSE in the media. Press Highlights


Press Highlights

High-speed neuromorphic computing, an increasingly closer reality.

DECEMBER 15, 2022

In neuromorphic computing, the computer mimics the way the brain processes and stores information, achieving much greater energy efficiency and speed than conventional computing.

Privacy first: trustworthy post-quantum pseudonyms of people and things

MARCH 31, 2022

In these times when cyber attacks are the order of the day, the application of security in computer systems is of the utmost importance to prevent access to confidential data.

Son y Están. José Manuel de la Rosa

JANUARY 28, 2022

Interview with the professor at the Universidad de Sevilla and IMSE researcher José Manuel de la Rosa.

Chip shortages: a problem and an opportunity

OCTOBER 6, 2021

Article by professor José Manuel de la Rosa on the platform 'The Conversation', about the serious supply problems that the growing demand for chips is causing in various sectors of the industry.

From chip to the digital society

AUGUST 15, 2021

Article by professor José Manuel de la Rosa on the platform 'The Conversation', about the impact that the development of microelectronics is producing in our societies.

European SPIRS project

JUNE 15, 2021

IMSE leads the European SPIRS project.
The project will allow Industry 4.0 electronic devices that are connected to a network to increase their security, exchanging information in a secure way and preserving the privacy of those data that are sensitive due to their content.

An integrated circuit on Mars... designed in Seville

FEBRUARY 19, 2021

Something should change in the mentality of those who always see us away from cutting-edge science.

The technology behind the technology

FEBRUARY 17, 2021

Interview with Piedad Brox, researcher at the Seville Institute of Microelectronics, about the world of microelectronics, her research work and the projects being developed at the IMSE-CNM.

Microelectronics for innovation

NOVEMBER 30, 2020

Microelectronics is a key technology for innovation.
Ricardo Carmona, IMSE researcher, talks about the importance of microelectronics for the development of new technologies.

Appointment of Director General

NOVEMBER 17, 2020

Teresa Serrano Gotarredona new Directora General de Investigación y Transferencia del Conocimiento.
IMSE-CNM researcher Teresa Serrano Gotarredona has been appointed by the Consejo de Gobierno of the Junta de Andalucía as the new Directora General de Investigación y Transferencia del Conocimiento.

Weather on Mars

OCTOBER 1, 2020

The Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer (MEDA) device, designed, manufactured and financed by Spain, will measure the speed and direction of the wind, the humidity, the temperature and the quantity and size of the Martian dust particles.

Chips for odor detection

APRIL 14, 2020

Technology tries to imitate the functioning of the brain. Neuromorphic engineering seeks to replicate the functioning of the human nervous system with the intention of solving complex problems in real time and with greater energy efficiency.

Real-time odor identification

MARCH 16, 2020

A new algorithm allows to identify odors in real time. Researchers seek to create a device that alerts to the presence of toxic elements, substance leaks and calibrates air quality.

Cognitive Radio

FEBRUARY 6, 2020

Cognitive radio, the technology that will make our mobiles more efficient. Artificial neural computing has already begun to be used in some commercial devices.

Infrared vision for the diagnosis of vascular malformations

DECEMBER 19, 2019

The Children's Dermatology area of the Virgen de Rocío Hospital is developing, in collaboration with the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, a vision system with low-cost infrared cameras designed and optimized for clinical use.

Collaboration agreement for the creation of technology-based companies

DECEMBER 18, 2019

The FGCSIC COMTE-EBT program was presented, which aims to promote the creation of technology-based companies (EBT) by CSIC researchers. One of the beneficiary projects has been 'PhotonVIS: Vision and image systems through the detection of isolated photons'.

In search of the eternal youth of electronic circuits

OCTOBER 11, 2018

We are facing a challenge challenging, in which there is still a long way to go and in which significant progress is expected in the short and medium term.

Machine learning: when machines learn

MAY 17, 2018

In the coming years, we hope to increase the self-learning capacity of artificial neural networks in an unsupervised way, based solely on the stimuli received.

1st Prize for Knowledge Transfer

MAY 4, 2018

The Auditorium of the Universidad de Sevilla hosted the delivery of the 1st Prize for Knowledge Transfer to Prof. Ángel Rodríguez Vázquez.

Multiple applications of artificial vision

JANUARY 21, 2018

The IMSE research group headed by Teresa Serrano Gotarredona together with her colleague Bernabé Linares Barranco is focused on artificial vision by emulating the tasks of the brain based on the type of architecture that exists in the biological cerebral cortex.

Fingerprint identification

OCTOBER 23, 2017

Researchers from the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla have patented a new technique of personal authentication through the fingerprint for their process using lower-consumption microelectronic solutions, since they require few processing and memory resources.

From electron to chip

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Initial conference of the cycle "What do we know about ...?", organized by the Club Prensa Asturiana de La Nueva España in collaboration with the CSIC.

A grant of 2.2 million

JUNE 20, 2017

A researcher at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, Ricardo Carmona Galán, has obtained an Innovative Training Network (ITN) grant, a Marie S. Curie action within the European Horizon 2020 Framework Program, which amounts to more than 2.2 million of euros.

Counting cells with sparks

JUNE 9, 2017

In the line of research on biomedical circuits and systems, one of the main objectives of the Design and Test of Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits Group of the IMSE is the development of a measurement technique that allows counting cells using electronic circuits.

Manage is to make things possible

FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Institutional synergy is a reality that allows the development of high-impact research, teaching and transfer activities, with applications in strategic areas such as space, security, health and transport.

Regaining mobility with BMIs

DECEMBER 2, 2016

Attention has recently been given to the development of brain-machine interface (BMI) technology to restore motor function in patients with severe movement limitations, with a view to improving their quality of life.

What we do at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla?

MAY 12, 2016

Current technologies allow the manufacture of chips with more than a million transistors per mm2. Designing electronic circuits and systems that take advantage of this integration capacity efficiently is the main objective of the activities carried out at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla (IMSE-CNM).

Mimetic drones

JANUARY 30, 2016

A Galician company licenses two patents owned by the Universidad de Sevilla and the CSIC to implement an avian mimetic drone with artificial intelligence systems.

Why is the red-cape of the bullfighters red?

MAY 5, 2016

At the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, vision systems capable of detecting color have traditionally been manufactured and implemented. A logical approach is to extend the color operating bands of the sensors beyond trichromatic vision. This would allow us to obtain additional information about the world around us.

Presentation Ceremony of the IMSE-CNM joint center.

APRIL 7, 2016

The CSIC and the Universidad de Sevilla have approved the transformation of the IMSE-cnm into a joint center for both institutions. The Institute aims to be an international benchmark in the various branches of micro and nanoelectronics related to the design and testing of circuits and integrated systems.

5G Mobiles and the Software Defined Radio

JANUARY 21, 2016

The path towards the real realization of Software Defined Radio / Cognitive Radio (SDR/CR) mobile terminals requires a significant effort in R+D+I, such as the one being carried out by the Unit of Micro/Nanometric Circuits and Systems of the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla.

Image sensor

FEBRUARY 19, 2015

A new sensor promises more realistic photos and videos without flash or spotlights. The device captures images just like the human eye, which does not need additional lighting conditions to see the details of a scene.

Privacy in an increasingly visual world

MAY 29, 2015

The vision group of the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla carries out a line of research on the implementation of privacy measures in artificial vision chips. The objective is to combine the processing and analysis needs of vision algorithms with the preservation of privacy in those applications that allow it.

Why retune the TV?

NOVEMBER 13, 2014

Some television stations must abandon their broadcast frequency to make room for the fourth generation (4G) of mobile phone network.

The revolution of electronic image sensors

OCTOBER 10, 2014

The vast majority of today's electronic image sensors of mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras, etc., are made on a silicon chip using a technology called CMOS, basically the same type of technology that is used to make the circuits that make up your computer's CPU.

Creating a synthetic retina?

OCTOBER 3, 2014

Developing a synthetic retina seems like a not-too-distant goal. The biggest challenge today is to obtain compact pixels that emulate all the functionalities of the retina, allowing us to build increasingly advanced synthetic retinas.

Neuromorphic engineering: imitating the brain


Neuromorphic systems try to imitate the brain's processing system in order to efficiently carry out complex activities involving perception, motor control, and multisensory integration at high speed and with low consumption.

From a bar of Milan to a free hardware platform

JUNE 19, 2014

The Arduino module was created in a Milan bar called Il Bar di Re Arduino, which owes its name to an Italian king from the year 1000, and where Mássimo Banzi, then a professor at the Institute of Interactive Design IVREA in Italy, spent some what another time.

Science has a woman's name in Seville

MARCH 8, 2014

The Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla (IMSE-CNM) achieves parity in its staff with the latest additions, almost all girls.

Early detection of fires

AUGUST 1, 2013

A team of researchers, with the participation of the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, has designed a new surveillance system for the early detection of fires using low-cost technology.

Chips for authentication of people

JUNE 13, 2012

A multidisciplinary team made up of researchers from the Universities of Seville and Huelva, the IMSE-CNM and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid are developing microelectronic solutions of small size and consumption for the authentication of people using a password and the physical characteristics of the individual.

Wireless electronic band aid

JANUARY 12, 2011

Design of an electronic band aid that measures heart rate and temperature. The device, which works by remote control and without battery, will make it possible to monitor patients from their homes.