Sponsors and Partners

Gold sponsors

Innovation is at the core of our business. Our top talent and technology, paired with an innovative product-development philosophy and sustained engineering investment, allows us to provide the highest performance power saving solutions to its customers, particularly for smartphones, power adapters, solid state lighting and emerging IoT applications. Leveraging advanced system-level knowhow and a deep portfolio of intellectual property with advanced mixed signal innovation, enables Dialog to consistently deliver extraordinary value to our customers.

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC is a leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing high-performance semiconductors. Allegro's innovative solutions serve high-growth applications within the automotive market, with additional focus on office automation, industrial, and consumer/communications solutions. Allegro is headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) with design, applications, and sales support centers located worldwide.

Allegro develops integrated circuit solutions focused on motor control, regulation, and magnetic field sensing applications. We provide highly integrated mixed-signal ICs, adding more components and greater functionality. Allegro's line has extensive product breadth and depth, with standard "plug and play" products.

  • Market leading Hall-effect sensor IC manufacturer with a broad portfolio of innovative solutions focused on the automotive market space
  • Customized packaging solutions that incorporate magnetic circuits to simplify applications issues
  • System-On-Chip power IC capability incorporating multiple power drivers, regulators, and control logic functions
  • Proprietary BCD (Bi-polar, CMOS, DMOS) and BiCMOS wafer process technology that allows the merging of dense digital circuitry with power and or magnetic sensing structures

ST is a global semiconductor leader delivering intelligent and energy-efficient products and solutions that power the electronics at the heart of everyday life. ST’s products are found everywhere today, and together with our customers, we are enabling smarter driving and smarter factories, cities and homes, along with the next generation of mobile and Internet of Things devices. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

In 2017, the Company’s net revenues were $8.35 billion, serving more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Further information can be found at www.st.com

Silver sponsors

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power management, analog, sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices. The company’s products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and defense applications. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, a robust compliance and ethics program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit http://www.onsemi.com

ASICentrum, established in 1992 in Prague, Czech Republic, is a design center of EM Microelectronic and a competence center of the Swatch Group Services and ETA. The team of engineers is highly experienced in submicron design technologies of ultra-low power, low voltage silicon chips, in development of embedded software and various applications related to mobile devices and wireless communication. ASICentrum has long tradition in cooperation with Czech technical universities by giving lectures, training students and providing topics of their thesis.

EM Microelectronic, Swiss company of the Swatch Group, delivers low power ICs, displays and electronic modules not only for the watch market. The company has key know-how to design and manufacture ultra-low power, low voltage integrated circuits for battery-operated and field-powered applications.EM Microelectronic utilizes these technologies to develop wide range of innovative products like wireless (RFID, Bluetooth), smart sensors (optical, motion, magnetic) and energy harvesting applications for consumer, industrial and automotive customers worldwide. EM’s devices can be found in mobile phones, PC peripherals, IoT devices and in identification systems of market leading companies. Its own silicon foundry brings an advantage in delivering of state-of-the-art devices. With headquarter in Marin (Switzerland), EM Microelectronic has design centers in Prague/Brno (The Czech Republic), Colorado Springs (USA) and production facilities in Asia.

The Swatch Group is an international group producing and selling watches, jewellery, watch movements and components. Beauty, sensuality and unique emotions in watches are as much part of it as high-tech, quality and added value on the customer's wrist. Both, emotional poetry and innovation play an active part in the commitment to its customers. The Swatch Group founded in 1983 employs approximately 36.000 persons in fifty countries.

S3 Semiconductors is a wholly owned division of Adesto Technologies (NASDAQ:IOTS) a leading provider of innovative application-specific semiconductors for the IoT era. S3 Semiconductors designs advanced mixed-signal chips and manage every aspect of supplying production devices to its customers using some of the world's most advanced semiconductor production facilities. With more than 30 years' experience designing advanced analog and digital circuitry for hundreds of customers in every major region, S3 Semiconductors is capable of optimizing its designs for every customer, yet achieving cost economies not thought possible with custom chip designs until now. Visit www.s3semi.com and www.adestotech.com.

Infineon Technologies Austria AG is a group subsidiary of Infineon Technologies AG, a world-leading provider of semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon reduce the energy consumption of consumer electronics, domestic appliances and industrial facilities. They make a major contribution to the convenience, security and sustainability of vehicles, and enable secure transactions in a connected world.

Besides Germany, Infineon Austria is the only subsidiary within the group that pools competencies for research and development, production as well as global business responsibility. The head office is in Villach, with further branches in Graz, Klagenfurt, Linz and Vienna. With 3,785 employees from around 60 countries (including 1,547 in research and development), in the financial year 2017 (ending in September) the company achieved a turnover of € 2.5 billion. An R&D expense rate of €428 million makes Infineon Austria one of the strongest industrial research companys’ in Austria.

Further information here.

Bronze sponsors

Coilcraft is a leading global supplier of magnetic components including high-performance RF chip inductors, power magnetics and filters.

Product Line:
  • Wirewound chip inductors from 0201 to 1812 with an emphasis on tight inductance tolerance, high frequency performance and high Q factors.
  • High efficiency, compact design, high current SMD power inductors in composite and ferrite materials, including automotive grade parts.
  • Planar transformers and inductors
  • EMI/RFI filters
  • RFID transponder coils
  • Wideband RF transformers
  • Power over Ethernet transformers
  • High reliability magnetics and testing services

Coilcraft all-new Power Magnetics Tools Suite allows users to quickly find and compare inductors performances based on their exact operating conditions, from inductance at current operating point. An analysis at different ambient temperatures is also possible. Coilcraft has also recently launched a completely redesigned online RF Inductor Tools Suite to help engineers find RF inductors that will work under their true operating conditions. Coilcraft offers complete libraries of S-parameters and SPICE models to help users accurately simulate the performance of Coilcraft inductors in their circuits.

Shaping the World with Sensor Solutions.

ams is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced sensor solutions.Leading manufacturers around the globe rely on ams’ sensing know-how for advanced systems design. For ams, “Sensing is Life”, and our passion is in creating the sensor solutions that make devices and technology smarter, safer, easier-to-use, and more eco-friendly.

ams’ sensor solutions are at the heart of the products and technologies that define our world today – from smartphones and mobile devices to smart homes and buildings, industrial automation, medical technology and connected vehicles. Our products drive applications requiring small form factor, low power, highest sensitivity and multi-sensor integration. We offer sensors (including optical sensors), interfaces and related software for consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets.

Europractice provides access to MPW and small volume fabrication for academics and industry. The processes include ICs down to 22nm, MEMs and Photonics. Europractice also provides design tools and training courses for academics for research and training, and is beginning to offer some design tools to first users in startups.

For information relating to MPW and small volume, please contact mpc@imec.be

For information relating to Design Tools and training, please contact MicroelectronicsCentre@stfc.ac.uk

Europractice is a consortium consisting of imec from Belgium, STFC from the UK and FhG-IIS from Germany. Europractice receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research, technological development and demonstration.

Other Sponsors

Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is one of the industry’s fastest growing global semiconductor and electronic component distributors. Mouser carries over 700 industry-leading manufacturers’ products that support the design and prototyping stages of new product development. Mouser also delivers no-minimum orders, same-day shipping along with unsurpassed customer service and local support. Focused on design engineers and buyers needing a single component to thousands, Mouser’s customer-focused distribution delivers tomorrow’s technology – today. https://cz.mouser.com