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sureCore declared company of the year and design team of the year at leading European electronics industry awards
The company won both the design team of the year category and the much-coveted company of the year trophy. Company of the year is the night's overall winner, selected from among the night's individual category winners by the judging panel. Technology innovation and business success is taken into account and the judges identified the company as the one that demonstrated outstanding achievements in 2013.
The judging panel included both journalists and industry experts, including:
- Steve Furber, ICL Professor of Computer Engineering, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester
- Adam Fletcher, chairman of the Electronic Components Supply Network
- Derek Boyd, CEO, National Microelectronics Institute
- Markus Levy, president, Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC)
- Marco Pisano, programme manager, Intellect
- Jon Howes, technology director, Beecham Research
Paul Wells, CEO of sureCore, stated, "This caps off a fantastic year for sureCore as we have successfully taped out a demonstrator chip, secured funding from both the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and private investors, as well as receiving invaluable on-going support and investment from Finance Yorkshire Seedcorn Fund. To have received the overall winner's trophy whilst we are still a young company is a great endorsement of our engineering team's strengths and is another piece of great feedback that the technology has a strong future."
Guillaume D'Eyssautier, sureCore's Chairman, added, "sureCore has gained the respect of the electronics industry, and we are honoured to be recognised to such a high degree at the prestigious Elektra awards. This double-award win for the company is a further validation of the company's technology and is testament to the strength of UK innovation. I would like to congratulate the sureCore team, whose hard work has earned these award wins."
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