Elektra 2011 Awards – The Winners

Last night saw the Elektra 2011 European Electronics Industry Awards at the glamorous Park Plaza Hotel in London, and our capable host this year was the comedian Greg Davies with an enthusiastic audience representing all sectors of the industry.


Congratulations to all of our winners!

Business Awards

Design Team of the Year, sponsored by Farnell:
ByteSnap Design

Distributor of the Year, sponsored by IC Resources:
RS Components

Environmental Award, sponsored by National Instruments:
Axiom Manufacturing Services – Programme to cut carbon emissions by 40%

Manufacturer Export Award, sponsored by Harwin:

New Company of the Year, sponsored by International Rectifier:
United EMS

Engineers of the Future
Rising Star – New Engineer of the Year, sponsored by element14:
Adrian Carter, Pico Technology

Educational Support Award, sponsored by IC Group:
The MathWorks – Funds graduate fellowships and studentships at 12 universities

University Department of the Year, sponsored by RS:
University of Cambridge

Product Technologies

Design Tools and Development Software Award, sponsored by theKnode:
Microchip Technology – MPLAB X open source integrated development environment

Embedded System Product of the Year, sponsored by Redline:
Xilinx – Zynq-7000 extensible processing platform

Passive & Electromechanical Product of Year, sponsored by Caltest and LeCroy:
Harting – Han-Yellock connector system

Power System Product of the Year, sponsored by Austin Fraser:
TDK-Lambda – EFE400M digitally-controlled medical power supply

Renewable Energy Design Award, sponsored by MSC Gleichmann:
National Instruments – cRIO modules used by Whitfield Solar

Semiconductor Product of the Year – Analogue, sponsored by Mouser:
austriamicrosystems – AS540x 3D Hall magnetic encoder

Semiconductor Product of the Year – Digital, sponsored by Rohde & Schwarz:
Altera – 28nm FPGA product ranges

Solid-State Lighting Application Award, sponsored by Anglia:
Analog Devices – ADP8866 programmable LED driver

Test Product of the Year, sponsored by Neesham:
Tektronix – MDO4000 series mixed domain oscilloscope

Product Innovation Award, Readers’ Choice, sponsored by Avnet:
EnOcean – ECT 310 voltage converter energy harvesting for wireless sensors

Company of the Year, sponsored by Amplicon:
RS Components

Life Time Acheivement Award:
Dick Skipworth

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