EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices, and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world.
For more information, go to: www.evgroup.com
Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) serves as the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI’s business development mission is focused on expanding and diversifying the state’s economy through job creation in targeted, high-value market segments such as the MEMS and sensor industry. Central to this initiative is the recent establishment of the International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research (ICAMR) an advanced materials, manufacturing development center focused on the integration of semiconductor based processes and materials into future sensor and photonics devices. The facility is also home to the North American design center of imec, the world-leading nanoelectronics research institute.
For more information about ICAMR, go to: www.icamr.net
SPTS Technologies designs, manufactures, sells, and supports etch, PVD, CVD and thermal capital equipment and process technologies for the global semiconductor and micro-device industries, with focus on the MEMS, advanced packaging, LED, high speed RF device and power management markets.
The solutions offered by SPTS include market-leading silicon etch, dielectric etch, dry-release etch, PVD, PECVD, APCVD and large batch vertical furnaces, available with a range of wafer-handling options applicable to R&D, pilot production, or volume production. Comprehensive service and spare parts support are offered through a worldwide network of service centres and qualified local agents.
For more information, go to: www.spts.com
As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the worldwide semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices. Lam offers a broad portfolio of market-leading deposition, etch, strip, and clean solutions for semiconductor, MEMS, power device, and packaging applications. Our comprehensive customer support offerings deliver value throughout the equipment lifecycle. Through collaboration, continuous innovation, and delivering on commitments, Lam is transforming atomic-scale engineering and enabling its customers to shape the future of technology. For more information, please visit www.lamresearch.com.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 45,000 employees in more than 35 countries.
For more information, go to: www.nxp.com
Analog Devices designs and manufactures semiconductor products and solutions. We enable our customers to interpret the world around us by intelligently bridging the physical and digital with unmatched technologies that sense, measure and connect.
For more information, go to: www.analog.com
Applied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world. At Applied Materials, our mission is to help turn next generation technology into profitable new market opportunities for our customers. With over 40 years’ experience, we are the global leader in creating high-volume nanomanufacturing technology and equipment. In that time, we’ve helped high-tech manufacturers improve factory efficiency and end-product performance, effectively creating and taking advantage of market growth opportunities. We are the company behind the scenes of some of the industries that have helped changed the world as we know it.
For more information, go to: www.appliedmaterials.com
Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, OMRON Corporation is a global leader in the field of automation. Established in 1933. OMRON has more than 39,000 employees in over 35 countries working to provide products and services to customers in a variety of fields including industrial automation, electronic components, MEMS, semiconductors, social systems, and healthcare. The company has five regional head offices in Kyoto (Japan), Singapore (Asia Pacific), Shanghai (Greater China), Amsterdam (Europe, Africa, and the Middle East), and Chicago (the Americas).
For more information, go to: www.omron.com
TECNISCO provides structured glass wafers for MEMS packaging. We are one of the largest structured glass wafers supplier in the world, realized by packaging yield improvement. We can provide the 5 advantages below by undertaking several processes as a one-stop solution partner.
(1.) 1 stop solution (Cutting, Grinding, Polishing, Metalizing, Bonding)
(2.) Self developed process and tools
(3.) Inspiration for new packaging by our unique technologies: High aspect ratio and numerous holes, Glass cap, TGV (Through Glass Via)
(4.) 45 years of machine process experiences
(5.) Volume flexibility: From trial to mass production
For more information, go to: www.tecnisco.co.jp/en/
ULVAC is an international corporation, based in Japan, which has been in business for more than 60 years. ULVAC designs and manufactures systems, equipment, and materials for the industrial and research applications of vacuum technology. ULVAC systems products cover a broad spectrum of markets, with equipment for: the automotive manufacturing industry, semiconductor and electronics manufacturing, flat panel display manufacturing, roll-coating, precision metallurgy, solar cell/panel manufacturing, and industrial vacuum processes. In the semiconductor and advanced electronics markets, ULVAC offers solutions for: IC Fabrication (memory, logic, ASIC), advanced non-volatile memory fabrication, advanced packaging applications, thin film battery fabrication, LED manufacturing, SiC power device fabrication, and MEMS/MOEMS for sensors, actuators, RF, Optics, and Microfluidics fabrication.
For more information, go to: www.ulvac.com
X-FAB MEMS Foundry offers unsurpassed experience, expertise and execution with its high-volume MEMS manufacturing service. The first pure-play MEMS foundry, X-FAB draws on more than 15 years MEMS manufacturing. Operating from five fabs for MEMS and CMOS processes and an ecosystem of manufacturing and design partners, X-FAB is the proven choice for process development and installation, process capability, design support and long-term manufacturing stability. As well as customer specific process installation, X-FAB offers a range of qualified, open-platform processes and designs for key MEMS device types, enabling customers to have the fastest time to market in the foundry industry.
For more information, go to: www.xfab.com
Bosch Automotive Electronics
Bosch Automotive Electronics – headquartered in Reutlingen, Germany – is the largest manufacturer of micromechanical sensors and one of the largest automotive semiconductor manufacturers in Europe. AE is the undisputed market leader for automotive MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) sensors. We design, manufacture, and sell sensors, ASICs, ASSPs, and power semiconductors, based on experience in automotive electronics components of more than 40 years. With sales and application forces located in Europe, North America, Japan, China, and South Korea, AE offers worldwide customer support. In addition to the Bosch Group itself, our customer base includes many well-known ECU makers in the Automotive sector.
For more information, go to: www.bosch-sensors.com
Bosch Sensortec GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH dedicated to the world of consumer electronics; offering a complete portfolio of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) based sensors and solutions that enable mobile devices to feel and sense the world around them. Bosch Sensortec develops and markets a broad portfolio of MEMS sensors, solutions and systems for applications in smart phones, tablets, wearable devices, and various products within the IoT (Internet of Things).
Since its foundation in 2005, Bosch Sensortec has emerged as the technology leader in the addressed markets. The Bosch Group has been the global market leader for MEMS sensors since 1998 selling more than 6 billion MEMS sensors to date.
For more information, go to : www.bosch-sensortec.com
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Coventor, Inc. is the global market leader in design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and virtual fabrication of MEMS and semiconductor devices. We serve a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, fabless design houses, independent foundries, and R&D organizations that develop MEMS-based products. Coventor’s unique and powerful platform for MEMS-based design, simulation, and verification addresses MEMS-specific engineering challenges such as multi-physics interactions, process variations, MEMS+IC integration, and MEMS+package interactions. Our platform is applicable to a wide range of MEMS devices, including inertial sensors, microphones, pressure sensors, micro mirrors, acoustic resonators and many other types of sensors and actuators. Using our platform, engineers are able to accurately model the behavior of MEMS designs prior to device fabrication and testing. In a few hours or days, they can model or simulate effects that would have taken months of building and testing in the fab. Complex design and manufacturing issues can be studied that are not practical with conventional analysis tools, and without the effort of creating custom models. Our software tools and expertise enable our customers to simulate and optimize their fabrication processes and device designs, improving the efficiency of their development cycles and shortening their time to market.
For more information, go to: www.coventor.com
microGen Systems, Inc., is the leading supplier of MEMS-based piezoelectric vibrational energy harvesting power generators and systems. We provide perpetual power solutions essential to the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT).
We think of ourselves as engineers aiding other engineers in the IoT ecosystem as we engage with partners across the value chain of applications, working collaboratively to deliver the innovative solutions required by companies in all market segments. microGen has a strong foundation in R&D, prototyping, product development, systems design, and application commercialization.
For more information, go to: www.microgensystems.com
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Founded in 2003, Rogue Valley Microdevices (RVM) is the first company to establish a microelectronics manufacturing facility in beautiful Southern Oregon. Headquartered in Medford Oregon, they have quickly become established as one of the premier MEMS Companies in the United States. Their MEMS foundry & manufacturing facility contains processing equipment capable of volume manufacturing yet flexible enough to accommodate wafer sizes from 50.8mm to 300mm. They offer full Device Fabrication and Design services along with a variety of individual processes to support our growing network of satisfied customers.
RVM’s MEMS Foundry Capabilities include Metal Lift off, Front to Back Alignment, Wet and Dry Etch, Low Stress LPCVD Nitride, LPCVD Undoped Polysilicon, PECVD Oxide, PECVD Carbon Doped Oxide, PECVD Nitride, Wet and Dry Thermal Oxidation, N2/H2 Annealing, and a variety of PVD and Electroplated Metal Films.
For more information, go to: www.roguevalleymicro.com
We are the largest MEMS publication worldwide. We cover the most notable MEMS news and developments to ensure that our subscribers explore and take advantage of the latest business development, commercialization and partnership opportunities.
We provide the following services:
* executive and engineering recruiting
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We were founded in 2003, currently have 34,800+ subscribers worldwide and attract top-level executives, engineers and researchers who are active participants in the MEMS community. For inquiries, please email us at email@example.com.
Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Our telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions. Huawei ranked 285th on the Global Fortune 500 based on its revenue in 2013. In 2014, the company’s revenue reached approximately USD 46.5 billion. A Better Connected World is on the horizon. Working closely with partners, we endeavor to build an efficient and integrated digital logistics system which will enhance interconnectivity and interactivity – between people and people, people and things, and things and things – to spark infinite opportunities and potential for everyone everywhere and to move the world forward.
For more information, go to: www.huawei.com
PNI Sensor Corporation develops the world’s highest-performance software and hardware solutions for extracting user context, activity and location awareness from the mass-produced sensors found in smartphones, wearables and other consumer products. The company’s software IP is the direct result of leveraging 30 years of geomagnetic sensing,motion measurement and sensor fusion experience. Its sensor-fusion IP features best-of-breed algorithms available via software and hardware delivery mechanisms, including SENtral, a tiny, ultra-low power motion co-processor. With embedded sensor fusion and motion algorithms, SENtral frees designers from integration worries, giving them access to key algorithms, providing flexibility to integrate any manufacturer’s sensors while conserving precious power.
For more information, go to: www.pnicorp.com
SITRI (Shanghai Industrial μTechnology Research Institute) is a new kind of international innovation center, focused on globally accelerating the innovation and commercialization of “More than Moore” (MtM) technologies to power the Internet of Things (IoT). We offer the resources, support and services for the whole product life cycle of innovation – from commercialization of new technologies, to engineering complete products and systems, to engaging with the supply chain, customers and partners internationally. With SITRI and SITRI’s global innovation network, you get access to the industry’s best resources and an efficient and effective path to success.
For more information, go to: www.sitrigroup.com
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.
For more information, go to: www.ihs.com
MCA Public Relations, with 32-years experience in high-tech marketing communications, serves all areas of the technology ecosystem on both sides of the B2B and B2C fence. Specifically, MCA focuses on the global semiconductor, display, flexible/printed electronics, MEMs, solid-state lighting, security and big data industries—with expertise across vertical markets such as advanced energy, automotive, consumer electronics, defense/government, consumer electronics, healthcare, wearables and more. MCA tailors each client program to blend the best of traditional PR and new media strategies to ensure a measurable impact on its clients’ business. With a client base that ranges from innovative startups to established industry leaders, MCA offers a full spectrum of communications programs marked by solid strategy and relentless execution.
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The MIPI® Alliance is a non-profit corporation that operates as an open membership organization. All companies in the mobile device industry are encouraged to join, including semiconductor companies, software vendors, IP providers, peripheral manufacturers, test labs and end product OEMs. Today, more than 275 member companies actively participate in the Alliance, developing interface specifications which drive consistency in processor and peripheral interfaces, promoting reuse and compatibility in mobile devices.
For more information, go to: www.mipi.org
Solid State Technology reaches the largest, most qualified community of decision makers for semiconductor and electronics manufacturing through the magazine, email newsletters, website, webcasts and The ConFab Conference & Networking event. Topics include Advanced Packaging, MEMS, LEDs and Displays as well as current trends in the industry.
For more information, go to: www.solid-state.com
Beginning in 1998 with Yole Développement, we have expanded to a group of companies providing market research, technology analysis, strategy consulting, media, and financial services. Yole Développement group has grown to more than 50 associates worldwide covering emerging and disruptive silicon and micro manufacturing markets including MEMS, medical technologies (including Microfluidics and BioMEMS), advanced packaging, compound semiconductors, power electronics, LEDs, and photovoltaics. The group supports companies, investors and R&D organizations worldwide in understanding markets and following technology trends to grow their businesses.
For more information, go to: www.yole.fr
SmallTech creates big solutions in MEMS, nanotech, microfluidics, IOT, IP, and business development. Since 2005 we’ve helped scores of companies speed their project development, whether as new ideas or ongoing projects. We specialize in helping companies and individuals with early-stage ideas to invent, develop and prototype those ideas into valuable products. We dedicate a custom team from our roster of 23 veteran consultants to provide projects with targeted expertise to accelerate success. In MEMS and nanotech, we design and prototype devices and processes, troubleshoot, and solve yield problems. We provide expertise on nanomaterials, nanofabrication, materials analysis at the nanoscale, device physics, nano-based medical devices, bio-nanotech, and IP evaluation. On the business side, our team offers deep experience from countless due diligences and company evaluations. We evaluate a company’s IP, management and technical experience, technology and development path, and potential roadblocks along the way. Our team can help develop business strategies in a broad range of disciplines.
For more information, go to: www.smalltechconsulting.com