SEMICON Europa 2014 calls for innovators
SEMICON Europa 2014 will be held at Grenoble, France, on October 7-9 October, 2014. The event will see over 400 exhibitors, which means, the exhibition area has expanded by over 40 percent vs. 2013. There will be over 70 programs featuring 300+ speakers. SEMI expects 6,000+ visitors.
A feature of the event will be the Innovation Village that will feature 35 start-ups. I have been just informed that four start-ups have cancelled. So, that leaves 31 start-ups: ActLight, Aryballe, Avalun, Bluwireless Technology, CALAO Systems, Enerstone, Euresis, Epigan, Evaderis, Exagan, Feeligreen, Genes’Ink, Grapheat, Gridbee, Heyday, Hotblock Onboard, Imagsa Technology, Irlynx, Madci, Metablue Solution, Nessos, Nocilis Materials, Noivion, PETsys Electronics, Pollen Technology, Scint-X, Sepcell, Silicon Line GmbH, Smoltek, Sol Voltaics and Wavelens.
A few start-ups are given below:
ActLight SA: It focuses in the field of CMOS photonics.
AVALUN SAS: It currently develops the LabPad®, a next – generation mobile point-of-care (POC) device.
CALAO Systems: It is the specialist of onboard connected computers.
eVaderis: It offers energy efficient, low power mixed – signal data – centric control processors.
Enerstone: It works with rechargeable battery manufacturers and integrators to improve the charge quality of their batteries.
Exagan: It is a leading supplier of Gallium Nitride based transistor devices.
Feeligreen: It provides micro – current devices for dermo – cosmetics and dermo – therapeutics.
Grapheat: It is a young startup specialized in the production and integration of monolayer high – quality of graphene on wafers and substrates for specific applications.
Gridbee Communications: It is developing Innovative long range Mesh Network solution for connected objects.
Heyday: It develops semiconductor ICs for the power conversion market.
Irlynx: It develops and commercializes infrared sensors.
Nessos Information Technologies SA: Nessos is a highly qualified software development company.
Nocilis Materials: It offers various silicon based semiconductor materials.
Noivion: It developed and patented a new thin film deposition technique named Ionized Jet Deposition (IJD).
PETsys Electronics SA: It developed new PET detectors for next generation of medical PET scanners.
Pollen Technology: It is a software company.
Scint-X: It develops and produces cutting – edge structured scintillators.
Silicon Line: A leading global provider of innovative ultra – low power optical link technology for mobile and consumer electronics markets.
Smoltek AB: It offers a proprietary conductive nano – scale carbon technology.
Wavelens: It is developing disruptive optical MEMS solutions.
On October 7, there will be a five-minute pitch for each start-up participating. It will be followed by a panel discussion: ‘Fundraising for the Future Champions of European Electronics: Strategies, Challenges and Opportunities. Day two will host the Innovation conference.