2019 Winners


University Research Project of the Year Award (Sponsored by RS Components)

University of Bath - Plasmonic nano-particles sense chemicals better than ever


Consumer Product Innovation of the Year Award (Sponsored by Avnet)

Specialized UK - ANGi Crash Sensor 

Design Tools and Development Software (Sponsored by Swindon Silicon Systems)

SiFive - SiFive Core Designer Takes Processor Core IP to the Cloud 

Excellence in Product design for High-Reliability Systems (Sponsored by Melexis)

OMC (UK) - FDH1M FSMA Fibre Optic Bulkhead Receptacle with Fine Particulate Ingress Shield - Ensuring data transmission over fibre optic links in contaminated environments

Excellence in Product Design for Medical

Melexis - World's smallest medical grade FIR sensor 

Internet-of-things Product Innovation Award (Sponsored by Micron Technology)

NXP Semiconductors - “NTAG 5® link” from NXP Semiconductors – IoT On-Demand: Connect your sensors to the cloud without an MCU

LED Lighting Product of the Year

VCC – Visual Communications Company - Made to Bend the Rules in Lighting Design: VentoFlex Modular LED Lighting System 

Passive and Electromechanical Product of the Year (Sponsored by Avnet Abacus)

HARTING - The HARTING T1 Industrial 

Power System Product of the Year

Analog Devices – LTM4638, a complete 20V, 15A step-down switching mode µModule regulator

Semiconductor Product of the Year – Analogue (Sponsored by Mouser Electronics)

Analog Devices - LTC3310S, 5V, 10A Synchronous Step-Down Silent Switcher 2 in 3mm x 3mm LQFN

SmartSens Technology - SC132GS (Metis) - First in Industry Global Shutter Image Sensor Built on BSI Stacked Pixel Technology

Semiconductor Product of the Year – Digital

Renesas Electronics - RZ/A2M Microprocessor with DRP Technology

Test Product of the Year

Sensuron – Distributed Sensing Technology

Yokogawa Europe - WT5000 Precsion Power Analyzer 

The Automotive Electronics Innovation and Excellence Award (Sponsored by ITECH Electronic Co.)

Blu Wireless - Blu Wireless’s mmWave 5G highspeed transport solution 


Best Campaign of the Year (sponsored by EW Compare powered by OEMSecrets)

Nanusens - Launch of Nanusens NEMS-within-CMOS technology and fund raising

Distributor of the Year (Sponsored by Panasonic)

RS Components

Enterprise of the Year (Sponsored by Mornsun)

Plessey Semiconductors Ltd

Manufacturer of the Year (Sponsored by ETES)

Plessey Semiconductors Ltd

Start-up Business of the Year (Sponsored by Analog Devices)



Design Team of the Year (Sponsored by BWW Communications)

ByteSnap Design

Educational Support Award

RS Components - RS Components supporting education

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Damon de Laszlo - Chairman of Harwin

Rising Star of the Year (Sponsored by Power Integrations)

Giovanni Sobrero - Rolls-Royce

Alex Beasley - Pico Technology

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