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6 MAR 2020 | 11:30 – 13:00 | 15:00 – 17:00

Stop by to Connect with Industry Experts from Leading Global Companies!

Industry experts will provide insight into their company cultures and review the latest career opportunities. This is also an opportunity to learn about the technologies and products driving technological progress.


Participating Organizations


AESIN is a collaborative, non-profit, response to the Automotive Sector Revolution in complex Electronic Systems enabling technology for the more Electric Connected and Automoted vehicles of tomorrow.

With roots in the Electronics Deep Tech sector AESIN aims to be the home for OEMs, Tier 1 Systems integrators, Component and Software companies, infrastructure providers, insurers, local authorities, government agencies and anyone seeking to embrace next generation Automotive Electronics innovation.

Our aim is to help create an environment where the best innovators in the world can meet to develop and deliver world class Automotive Electronic enabling technologies of the vehicles of the future. AESIN facilitates collaborative innovation, expert knowledge and best practice sharing with endorsement of the Automotive Council UK and Government. In addition to supporting the Automotive Council UK concensus roadmapping we drive collaborative activity through our core Workstreams.



Applied Materials

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.

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CSA Catapult

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult is a Not for Profit organisation headquartered in south Wales.  It is focused on accelerating the adoption of compound semiconductors and on bringing applications to life in four technology areas: Power Electronics, RF & Microwave, Photonics and Advanced Packaging.  The next wave of emerging applications will have an enormous impact on our lives. 5G communications will enable a host of new and exciting applications such as connected autonomous vehicles and multimedia services. Increasing demand for clean energy will require new electricity networks, while advanced sensing will open-up new opportunities for health diagnostics and security.  These developments will be underpinned by compound semiconductor (CS) technologies. 

The Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult exists to help the UK economy grow and works across the UK within a range of industry sectors from automotive to medical, and from digital communications to aerospace.




Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products, exhaust management systems and related value-added services. Edwards solutions are integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells. They are also used within an increasingly diverse range of industrial processes including power, glass and other coating applications; steel and other metallurgy; pharmaceutical and chemical; and for scientific instruments in a wide range of R&D applications.

Edwards has over 4,000 employees worldwide engaged in the design, manufacture and support of high technology vacuum and exhaust management equipment. Edwards has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia and North America.




“METIS (MicroElectronics Training, Industry and Skills) is bridging the skills gap in the microelectronics sector for a more competitive Europe. The Sector Skills Alliance, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU, brings together a consortium of 20 key partners from 14 countries, representing industry, education and training, regulatory bodies and society. The common objectives are:

•             to develop a Skills Strategy which will assess and anticipate the evolution of skills in microelectronics,

•             to introduce the innovative METIS curriculum and training,

•             to enhance the visibility of microelectronics as a professional option and

•             to establish an Observatory & Skills Council as permanent governance structures to ensure sustainable impact.”



Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Incorporated is a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions.  Its easy-to-use development tools and comprehensive product portfolio enable customers to create optimal designs, which reduce risk while lowering total system cost and time to market.  The company's solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defence, communications and computing markets.  Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.  For more information, visit the Microchip website at



Newport Wafer Fab

The Newport Wafer Fab facility has unparalleled experience with analog/advanced power and compound semiconductor technologies.

Current capacity is 32,000 wafer starts per month of 0.18µm to 0.70µm wafers with an expansion capability within the existing envelope to 44,000 wafers starts per month. The site has developed and deployed a wide range of semiconductor technologies ranging from MOSFETs / TIGBTs using wafer thinning methods to CMOS, analog and compound semiconductors. NWF offers fast time to production due to Newport’s experience in ramping technologies and developing derivatives.



Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology has been trading since 1982 and has developed a process solution library of over 7,000 recipes. We have over 500 years of experience in plasma physics across the group to give our customers access to a fantastic knowledge base. Our world-class cleanroom at our headquarters in Bristol, UK is dedicated to developing the latest technology, helping our current and future customers develop cutting edge solutions. Our systems & analytical equipment enable a full range of process technologies developed by our expert applications team.




Plessey is an award-winning leading developer of advanced optoelectronic technology solutions. The company provides volume processing of its unique and proprietary GaN-on-Silicon platform in a monolithic process for a wide range of microLED display technology solutions. With headquarters located in Plymouth, England, Plessey operates leading-edge 150mm and 200mm wafer processing facilities to undertake design, test and assembly of products, and a comprehensive suite of photonic characterisation and applications laboratories.




QTEC is a world-leading incubator for innovators for quantum inspired technologies and an EPSRC skills and training hub which is part of the £270 million government invested UK National quantum technologies programme. QTEC offers a twelve-month fellowship to provide academics with the skills they need to set up a successful technology start-up which will underpin the UK's quantum technology industry. Now in its third cohort, QTEC has supported the creation of 17 new companies based on technologies which underpin the quantum industry. These companies have raised a total of £12.4 million in equity, contract and grant funding to date.




SEMI connects over 2,000 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. FlexTech and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Association Partners, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Since 1970, SEMI has built connections that have helped its members prosper, create new markets, and address common industry challenges together. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley (Milpitas, Calif.), Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. 



SPTS Technologies

SPTS Technologies, a KLA company, designs, manufactures, sells, and supports advanced etch, PVD, CVD and MVD® wafer processing equipment and solutions for the global semiconductor and micro-device industries, with focus on the Advanced Packaging, MEMS, high speed RF device, power management and LED manufacturing.

SPTS has manufacturing facilities in Newport, Wales and Allentown, Pennsylvania, and operates across 19 countries in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. For more information please visit

Find us on Twitter: @SPTS_Tech




TechWorks is the UK's leading Deep Tech industry association with established communities in Manufacturing, Automotive, IoT Security & Power Electronics. Techworks’ focus is to build a better and stronger tech ecosystem in the UK, helping to connect brilliant ideas with partnerships and investments that accelerate speed and enhance routes to market and profitability.

TechWorks operates beyond established silos by:

• Creating dynamic, connected technical and business communities to empower innovation and collaboration, supporting business growth and investment
• Identifying the critical common challenges and leading responses to tackle them
• Developing the UK tech ecosystem and partnerships across industry, academia and government to ensure the UK is amongst the best location globally to start, build and scale a Deep Tech organisation




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