Archive for 2011

Power Oasis wins £4.5m backing for push into Smart Grid

Swindon-based power management company Power Oasis has secured £4.5m of funding from YFM Equity Partners to help accelerate its ambitious plans in the $3bn power solutions and Smart Grid market. The ...

Blu Wirelesss wins Cambridge start-up prize

Blu Wireless Technology in Bristol is one of five new technology businesses to win the Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-Ups 2011 competition for its low power 60GHz semiconductor technology. ...

Event: Next Generation Multimedia & Communications Technologies

Presented by Imagination Technologies When: Thursday 19th January 2012, 18:00-20:00 Where: The Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF Free event:

The Jobs effect hits the SouthWest

A shortage of engineers with key skills could threaten the long-term health of the semiconductor industry in the South West and beyond said business leaders at the Silicon2011 ...

Silicon South West newsletter out now

Issue 32 of the Silicon South West newsletter is now available for download ...

SouthWest dominates NMI awards

Companies and semiconductor entrepreneurs from the SouthWest have made a strong showing in the NMI awards. NMI last night honoured Simon Knowles, co-founder ...

Imagination moves into Voice over LTE

Imagination Technologies is launching a series of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technologies for smartphones, tablets and mobile computing devices. The chip and software designer, which has key communication ...

Nujira is sixth fastest growing company in UK

Achieves top ranking in Deloitte’s Fast 50 Envelope Tracking technology provider Nujira is the sixth fastest growing company in the UK according to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, ...

Plessey ships samples of its EPIC sensor

Plessey Semiconductors is shipping commercial samples of its award winning Electric Potential Integrated Circuit (EPIC) sensors. The first ...

Is scarcity driving up the value of semiconductor start-ups?

“There’s never been a better time to invest in fabless start-ups. This is due to the imbalance building up between supply and demand for these new companies within ...
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