Vulkalloy® Ni Amorphous Metal Alloy: An innovative alloy for the design of watch movements by Vulkam
Vulkalloy® Ni, an innovative metal alloy for watchmaking applications. The use case of the Swiss lever escapement wheel. Context and issues The power reserve of a mechanical watch is strongly limited by the energy losses due to friction and shocks localised at the level of the gear train and the regulator oscillator. It is also […]
From researchers to entrepreneurs An article published on 02 February 2021 on the SATT Linksium website evokes the ante-creation stages and the various questions that Sébastien Gravier and Alexis Lenain asked themselves. The importance of support and the network Sébastien Gravier met with SATT Linksium, a structure specialising in supporting start-ups. It helped him to […]
The challenge of this project is to find the right tools to machine these innovative materials (cutting angle, cutting inserts) and to identify which cryogenic machining process could be used. “This R&D partnership aims to focus on the development of our alloys (The Vulkalloys®) to make them biocompatible. These materials are used for small parts for […]
To support our strong growth, and to keep pace with the increase in production of Vulkalloys® parts, we have moved to new offices and a new production site. Find us in the heart of the well-known “Bergès” building, still on the university campus of Grenoble, at 1025 rue de la Piscine, 38610 GIERES.
This financing will enable the company, which specializes in amorphous metals, to accelerate the industrialization of its metallurgical process for the miniaturization of metal parts. Saint Martin d’Hères, France, February 4, 2020 – Vulkam, an innovative micro-technology company offering a range of amorphous metals, Vulkalloys®, announced today that it has been granted a €4.5 million […]
A look back at 2019 and the development of Vulkam 2019, a year of growth In 2019, Vulkam again achieved a promising turnover and recruited 6 new employees to develop its technical team and support functions. The year was also marked by the signing of new industrial partnerships, particularly in the medical sector with one […]
Since its creation, the medical sector has been one of Vulkam’s key sectors. We have developed our partnerships and our research in this direction. Indeed, since March 2019 Vulkam is an official partner of Medicalps and is part of the official supplier catalogue. We also participated in the Medfit show last spring to develop our […]
Vulkam awarded Best Industrial Innovation at the 2019 “Innotrophées”, the innovation trophy from Grenoble’s Chamber of commerce & industry.
On Wednesday 26 June 2019, Vulkam won the “Innotrophée” in its “Industrial Innovation – start up & SME” category (start-up in industrial services developing an innovative product, service or process). This award, which once again makes the name of Vulkam ring out in Grenoble’s minds, is a source of pride for the company, which spares […]
For those two major industrial clusters, MEDICALPS* and MONT-BLANC INDUSTRIES** , Vulkam is a valued partner for the medical industry The first partners and subcontractor’s guide for medical industries in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes has just been released! At VULKAM, we’re really proud to be part of that guide; We consider this as a recognition for our large range of medical […]
On January, 30th, the french government and the French Public Investment Bank (Bpifrance) launched the first “Deeptech Generation Plan” in order to support disruptive innovation and french competitivity. What is DeepTech? DeepTech means disruptive innovation, for technological and market aspects. Bpifrance sets up a 4-criterias Framework. A deeptech company needs to: Have a strong link […]