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Nanocar Race II: the Franco-Japanese team Toulouse-Nara and its "blue buggy"

Nanocar Race II committee visit to the Toulouse-Nara team

Blue Buggy, the nanocar of the Toulouse Nara team

CEMES (CNRS Toulouse) and NAIST (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan) teams are collaborating to design and guide their nanocar called Blue buggy during the second Nanocar Race to be held in spring 2021.

The certification visit by the international race committee takes place on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Program of the visit (Pdf file)



The team

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Nanocar synthesis

The synthesis of the Toulouse-Nara nanocar is almost complete!

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During his graduation project, Mr. Hiroki Takeuchi synthesized at NAIST (Japan) and at CEMES-CNRS (Toulouse), the "blue buggy", our nanocar qualified for the second Nanocar Race to be held in spring 2021.
© Gwénaël Rapenne (Université Paul Sabatier - NAIST - CEMES-CNRS)


Team sponsors

Our Franco-Japanese team warmly thanks its sponsors for their financial support: the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Molecular Engine Project), the NAIST foundation and the University Paul Sabatier. NAIST and CEMES CNRS are also thanked for making their laboratories available.



Contacts @CEMES

Gwenael Rapenne

Claire Kammerer

Olivier Guillermet

Xavier Bouju