Elektra 08 Awards – The Winners


Electronica 2008 – Read our full show coverage from Munich

This year’s Electronica show also features the Elektra Awards, now in their seventh year. The Elektras give the industry the opportunity to recognise the achievements of individuals and companies across Europe.

Elektra 08 Awards night picture gallery

The Elektra 08 Awards have just been presented by Jeff Stelling at the Hilton Munich Park, so congratulations to all the companies short listed and here is the final set of results:

Design & Test Product of the Year

(Sponsored by Neesham PR)

Agilent Technologies UK – Infiniium 90000A series real-time high-performance oscilloscope

Distributor of the Year

(Sponsored by National Electronics Week)

EBV Elektronik

Embedded System Product of the Year

(Sponsored by Silica)

QNX Software Systems – Aviage Acoustic Processing Kit

Environmental Award

(Sponsored by TDK Lambda)

Diodes Zetex Semiconductors – Created the Green Team project

Fabless Semiconductor Supplier of the Year 

(Sponsored by Toshiba)


Manufacturer of the Year

(Sponsored by Avnet)

TT electronics integrated manufacturing services

Passive & Electromechanical Product of the Year

(Sponsored by RS)

Ebm-papst Automotive & Drives UK – The S-Force cooling fan

Power Systems Product of the Year

(Sponsored by Anglia)

Vicor – VI brick DC-DC converter range

Research & Design Award

(Sponsored by Premier Farnell Technical Oasis)

Codeplay Software – Parallel programming system for running single-core software on multicore

Semiconductor Product of the Year

(Sponsored by Publitek)

Analog Devices – ADIS16355 is a multi-axis motion sensor

Start-up of the Year 

(Sponsored by International Rectifier)

Air Semiconductor

Wireless & Telecoms Design Award

(Sponsored by Gleichmann Sunrise)

EnOcean – self-powered wireless sensor for building automation

Student Engineer of the Year

(Sponsored by Omron)

Nazish Aslam

Company of the Year

(Sponsored by IET)


Achievement Award

(Sponsored by Pinnacle)

Manfred Schwarztrauber (MSC and Gleichmann Electronics)


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