Domain of Main Interest “Empowering LIfe sCiences with Innovative Technologies”

On December 15th, 2016, the DIM ELICIT “Empowering LIfe sCiences with Innovative Technologies” was labelled together with 8 other Domains of Main Interest (DIM, Domaine d'Intérêt Majeur) by the regional council of Île de France (Paris region), for the period 2017 to 2020.

Life Science
Paris Region
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What's the aim of the DIM ELICIT?

“Domain of Major Importance”

DIM ELICIT “Empowering LIfe sCiences with Innovative Technologies” co-leaded by the Institut Pierre Gilles de Gennes for microfluidics (IPGG, Patrick Tabeling) and the Institut Pasteur (Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin and Elodie Brient-Litzler) have been labeled by the Conseil Regional d’Ile-de-France on the 15th of December, 2016.

DIM ELICIT aims at supporting interdisciplinary collaborative research projects that will combine:

  • Implementation of disruptive technologies or methods in biology,
  • Integration in the SME and industrial value-added chain,
  • Integration in an open access environment for Life Sciences research teams.

In order to be one of the most innovative ecosystem in the field of Technologies for Life Sciences, the DIM ELICIT wishes to bring together research teams from all Ile-de-France in one and only network.



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Scientific Area and Applications

  • Biophotonics and Waves
  • Image Analysis and Big Data
  • Microfluidics
  • High Tech – Low Cost Technologies

  • Organ-on-Chip
  • Single Cell / Single Molecule
  • Technologies for in vivo Biology
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Calls for Projects

Dissemination of new technologies or methods for new applications in Life Sciences (noncommercial methods and/or instruments)

“Call for projects 2019 : Dissemination of Innovative Technologies for Life Sciences”

Call for projects 2019 : Co-development of innovative technologies & methods

“Co-development of innovative technologies & methods”