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Top Tier Sponsors

PLATINUM SPONSOR

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.

GOLD SPONSORS

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.

We offer a broad portfolio of market-leading thin film deposition, plasma etch, photoresist strip, and wafer cleaning solutions for front-end wafer processing and advanced packaging applications. Lam’s proven capabilities also provide manufacturing solutions for MEMS, power device, and LED applications, allowing customers to ramp quickly and cost-effectively into high-volume production. Our comprehensive customer support offerings deliver value throughout the equipment lifecycle, from system installation, production ramp, and new technology upgrades through end-of-life asset management. Through collaboration, continuous innovation, and delivering on commitments, Lam is transforming atomic-scale engineering and enabling its customers to shape the future of technology.

With corporate headquarters in Fremont, California, Lam Research maintains a network of facilities throughout Asia, Europe, and North America to meet the dynamic needs of our global customer base.

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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.

SILVER SPONSORS

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Analog Devices offers a comprehensive portfolio of high performance MEMS inertial sensors and microphones including a range of discrete components and plug-in ready solutions. Every ADI MEMS accelerometer, gyroscope, inertial measurement unit (IMU), and analog or digital output microphone integrates industry-leading sensor and sensor signal conditioning technology on chip, enabling the latest innovations in industrial, medical, automotive and consumer design.

Freescale is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Expanding on its more than 30-year heritage of sensor innovation, Freescale has an extensive portfolio of acceleration, magnetic, pressure and touch sensors. Freescale’s Xtrinsic sensing solutions are designed with the right combination of high-performance sensing capability, processing capacity and customizable software to help deliver smart, differentiated sensing applications.

Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world.

BRONZE SPONSOR

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.

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.


Additional Sponsors

MEMS TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE SPONSORS

 Akustica

Akustica is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bosch Group and a top supplier of silicon microphone products that are improving voice-input quality in a host of voice-enabled applications, from mobile handsets, tablets, and headsets to internet telephony on notebooks and PC camera modules. The company offers worldwide customer support services, from design-in services to post-production quality assurance. Akustica is a global organization with corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, regional offices in Taiwan and Shanghai, and a worldwide team of distributors.
Bosch Sensortec GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH. It develops and markets micro-mechanical sensors for consumer electronics, mobile phones, safety systems, industrial technology and logistics. The product portfolio includes triaxial geomagnetic and acceleration sensors, triaxial gyroscopes, barometric pressure sensors and a comprehensive software portfolio for various applications. Since its foundation in 2005 Bosch Sensortec emerged as the technology leader in the addressed markets. The Bosch Group has been the global market leader for MEMS sensors since 1998 and has to date sold more than 3 billion MEMS sensors.
Bosch Automotive Electronics (AE) – 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.

PANEL SPONSOR

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Tronics is an international full-service MEMS manufacturer with wafer fabs in Europe and the USA, and representation in Asia, Tronics provides local support to customers on three continents, and offers one of the broadest technology portfolios in the industry. Tronics services range from MEMS design to high volume MEMS manufacturing.

PROGRAM SPONSOR

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 * marketing and advertising * intellectual property brokerage * MEMS and semiconductor equipment brokerage * market research and intelligence

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 info@memsjournal.com.

POST-DINNER NETWORKING RECEPTION SPONSOR

Coventor, Inc. is the market leader in automated design solutions for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and virtual fabrication of MEMS and semiconductor devices. Coventor serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, fabless design houses, independent foundries, and R&D organizations that develop MEMS-based products for automotive, aerospace, industrial, defense, and consumer electronics applications, including smart phones, tablets, and gaming systems. Coventor’s software tools and expertise enable its customers to simulate and optimize MEMS device designs and fabrication processes before committing to time-consuming and costly silicon learning cycles. More information is available at http://www.coventor.com.

CANDY SPONSOR

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SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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MNX® is the nation’s leading provider of high-quality fabrication, foundry and design services for MEMS and Nanotechnology. We offer the most comprehensive and diverse set of implementation solutions for MEMS, micro- and nano-technologies to be found anywhere in the world. The MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange customer list includes over 900 organizations around the country including multinational corporations, small start-ups, leading academic research institutions, and government facilities.

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, Photoresist Spray Coating, and a variety of PVD and Electroplated Metal Films.

 
Semico Research is a semiconductor marketing & consulting research company located in Phoenix, Arizona. Semico was founded in 1994 by a group of semiconductor industry experts. We have improved the validity of semiconductor product forecasts via technology roadmaps in end-use markets. Semico offers custom consulting, portfolio packages, individual market research studies, a monthly report featuring the 1 year forward looking Inflection Point Indicator (IPI) and premier industry conferences. Key areas of focus include MEMS, semiconductor manufacturing, IP, design starts, SOC, memory, logic, analog, and an on-line end use market database offering 24/7 access.

 

Solid State Technology is the leader in covering MEMS, semiconductor, packaging, displays and LEDs manufacturing technology, materials, products and news. For over 50 years, we have delivered the highest caliber content through our free magazine, and we also offer free e-Newsletters, a comprehensive website and an annual conference, The ConFab. In Solid State Technology Magazine, our MEMS direct e-Newsletter and the MEMS channel on our website (www.solid-state.com/mems), we focus on MEMS manufacturing and packaging challenges and new integration strategies.

Sustainable Valley Technology Group (SVTG) is an independent, non-profit business accelerator located in Medford, Oregon. Founded in July 2010, Sustainable Valley supports the growth of innovative, start-up companies that will help the world adapt to a more sustainable way of life. This tech accelerator is virtual and open to all industries and regions. SVTG is one of a very few accelerators in the world specializing in the commercialization of early stage advanced technologies like semiconductors, MEMS, biotech, nanotech, cleantech, ag tech, artisan food producers and innovators in farm tech. They offer a very unique iGrant that connects mentor companies with valuable facilities to start-ups for the commercialization of their technology. With a robust and growing community of professional business mentors and investors on their Board of Mentors and unique “seed tank” investment model, they provide targeted mentoring and seed money. They offer expert consultation, education and commercialization plan assistance to companies pursuing government grants like SBIR/STTR. Sustainable Valley delivers sophisticated programs and creates targeted impact for existing and emerging small businesses employing innovation.

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.

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