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Swissbit goes global with Farnell element14

Farnell element14 has signed a global sales franchise agreement with Swissbit, a European supplier of industrial DRAM modules and flash storage products.

Swissbit, which was created through a management buy-out from Siemens Memory Products in 2001, specialises in long-term product availability for markets such as industrial automation, military…

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IoT competition targets Cambridge and London

Government-backed Technology Strategy Board is working with Tech City UK and Cambridge Wireless  on a competitive funding initiative which will see up to £1m invested in R&D projects for the internet of things (IoT).

Called Launchpad 2, the competition will support research projects centred on both Cambridge…

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ST opens audio MEMS lab in Taiwan

ST has opened a MEMS Microphone Lab (Anechoic Chamber) in Taiwan to test and analyse high-performance audio applications built with ST’s MEMS microphones…

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Electronics firms are recruiting, graduates in demand

Over half of the companies in the UK’s microelectronics and semiconductor IP sectors are currently looking for engineers, according to an employment survey published by the NMI.

Recruiters are looking for engineering roles from graduates to senior management.

The survey found that 57% of companies asked were recruiting in…

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Supercapacitors create big materials market

The functional materials for supercapacitors market will reach $5bn before 2025, so predicts IDTechEx Research’s report, Functional Materials for Supercapacitors / Ultracapacitors / EDLC 2015-2025.

The most critical and costly components of a supercapacitor are the active electrodes, electrolyte and then separator.

As solid state supercapacitors in the laboratory have…

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Analogue ICs growing faster than the industry

Analogue is outpacing the industry. Average annual analogue IC unit growth rate is forecast by IC Insights to be 8.9% between 2013 and 2018 compared to 7.2% growth forecast for the industry as a whole…

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