DelfMEMS announced it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.
The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across Europe. The nominees are evaluated on 20 main quantitative and qualitative criterion: they include disruptive impact, market footprint, proof of concept, financial performance, technology innovation, social value, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their respective industries.
This unique assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.
"This year was rewarding, beyond all expectations" said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. DelfMEMS shows great promise and therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring Europe. We know that the 2013 crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to make an impact."
“DelfMEMS is honored to be recognised for its outstanding achievements, and to be identified as one of the most promising technology firms in the world by Red Herring Award,” said Guillaume d'Eyssautier, president and CEO, DelfMEMS. “The team deserves it - and it is truly gratifying for the company as a whole to be acknowledged in this way.”
The Finalists are invited to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Europe Forum in Amsterdam, April 8-10, 2013. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony the evening of April 10 at the event.
DelfMEMS is the world’s first supplier to market of radiofrequency systems based on MEMS ohmic switches for mobile telephony applications. Next generation mobile devices will increasingly rely on tunable and low loss components to deliver high performance multi-standard and multi-mode devices at a reasonable cost. The developed technology is optimal for tunability and reconfiguration of antennas and power amplifiers used in portable devices using 3G, 4G-LTE and Wifi. Key benefits include better call quality, massively improved data rate, reduced costs, and lower power consumption, thereby improving the device’s overall carbon footprint. The total addressable market in 2015 is forecasted to be more than $1 billion.