Congratulations to all 2018 Elektra Awards shortlisted finalists! 

Design Team of the Year

Blu Wireless Technology - 5G-XHaul

Imagination Technologies - PowerVR Series2NX 

ByteSnap Design - Bellagio Digital Door Entry System and Tabellet Video Monitor

SensiEDGE Engineering Team

Presto Engineering Design Team for semiconductor testing 

Design Tools and Development Software Award

Future Facilities - 6SigmaET - Release 12

Spacechips Ltd - Mixed-Signal Simulation Environment for Satellite Communications

Mentor - a Siemens Business, Tessent® MissionMode

Altium - Altium Designer 18

Fieldscale - SENSE v.3

EXOSTIV - FPGA debug solution that provides Gigabyte-range visibility at full speed

Cadence Design Systems - Cadence Legato Reliability Solution 

Distributor of the Year

RS Components

Mouser Electronics

Premier Farnell

TTI Europe

Educational Support Award

RS Components

TDK-Lambda UK Ltd - Supporting and developing our future engineers

Iulia Motoc - Engineering Outreach

Spacechips Ltd - Supporting Global Education in Space Electronics and STEM

Excellence in Product Design for Automotive


ON Semiconductor - AR0233

Texas Instruments - Texas Instruments mmWave AWR1x sensors

Socionext Europe GmbH - SC1701 Series (Automotive Graphics Display Controllers) - Enabling Domain Computing

Analog Devices, Inc. - Automotive/Analog Devices, Inc./LTC6561 Four-Channel Multiplexed Transimpedance Amplifier with Output Multiplexing

Lynx Software Technologies - LynxSecure 6.0 

UnitedSiC - UJ3C1200 Series 1200 V Silicon Carbide FETs

Groupe Renault

Excellence in Product Design for Medical

Leman Micro Devices - V-Sensor & App for smartphones

ams AG - Vital Signs & Blood Pressure Reference Design / ams AG / AS7024

Excellence in Product Design for High-Reliability Systems

Spacechips Ltd - Agile, Low-Cost, Low-Latency, Export-Free, High-Throughput Transponder for Satellite-Based Internet

Cypress Semiconductor - Excelon™ F-RAM™ family

Spectrum Instrumentation - Ultra reliable digitizers used at CERN

Analog Devices, Inc. - Radio Frequency Transmitter/Analog Devices, Inc./ADRV9009 - Integrated Dual RF Transmitter, Receiver and Observation Receiver 

Global Invacom - Slimline Multi Feed LNB

Internet-of-Things Product Innovation Award

Blu Wireless Technology - Liverpool 5G Testbed and AutoAir

Samsung Electronics - Samsung SSM-U 

Lattice Semiconductor - Lattice SensAI Stack 

Semtech - SX126x LoRa devices and wireless RF chipsets

Panasonic Industry Europe GmbH - PAN1760A Bluetooth module 

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH - Bluetooth Smart Plug reference design

LED Lighting Product of the Year

Samsung Electronics - Human-centric LED solution

Plessey - Quanta-Brite microLED light source

Fulham - HotSpot Plus LED Emergency Driver

Microsemi - PDS-208G 8 + 2-Port Digital Ceiling PoE Switch

Manufacturer of the Year


Custom Interconnect Ltd


Passive and Electromechanical Product of the Year

Visual Communications Company - CSM capacitive touch LED sensor displays

Omron Electronic Components Europe B.V. - multi-function Environmental Sensor for the IoT

Vishay Intertechnology - 25 EDLC-R ENYCAP Electrical Double-Layer Storage Capacitors

Harwin - T-Contacts

CUI Inc. - AMT21 and AMT23 Absolute Modular Encoders

Power System Product of the Year

ON-Systems - PEBBLE

Powerbox International AB - S-CAP BOOST technology delivers peak power and safety to industrial and medical applications 

CUI Inc - ICE Block 

Texas Instruments - high-speed GaN drivers

TDK-Lambda UK Ltd. - CUS-M Medical AC/DC Power Supply

Nexperia - LFPAK56 MOSFETs for battery-powered applications

Rising Star New Engineer of the Year

Microsemi - Iestyn Llyr

Analog Devices, Inc. - Ciaran Walsh

Semiconductor Product of the Year – Analogue

Semtech - SX126x LoRa sub-GHz radio transceivers

Analog Devices, Inc. - Smoke Detection/Analog Devices, Inc./ADPD188BI Integrated Optical Module for Smoke Detection  

Texas Instruments - TLV9061 operational amplifier

Moortec Semiconductor Ltd. - In-Chip Monitoring Subsystem

Semiconductor Product of the Year – Digital

CEVA - NeuPro™ Artificial Intelligence (AI) Processors for Edge-Based Inference Workloads

Texas Instruments - mmWave sensor portfolio

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH - TC35678 Bluetooth Wireless Communication IC

Marvell - 802.11ax product family

Intel Programmable Solutions Group - Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoCs

Test Product of the Year

Pico Technology - PicoScope 5000D Series

Qoitech AB - Qoitech/Otii

Red Pitaya - STEMlab Vector Network Analyser

Smiths Interconnect - Volta Series

Keysight - Infiniium UXR Series