Sponsors

Sponsorships for Medical MEMS 2017 are available. For further information and questions about sponsorships, please click here.


Gold Sponsor

Micralyne is a leading independent MEMS and microfabrication foundry. We excel at creating process technology for complex MEMS devices and execute disciplined volume manufacturing. Micralyne extends its value to our customers by offering extensive packaging, testing, and design services, beyond a typical MEMS chip foundry. This Foundry Plus model has successfully produced products for industries such as: life sciences, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, telecom, and industrial sensors. Micralyne offers our customers a strategic partnership with deep technical knowledge and fabrication capabilities. Our fabrication services fit their need by providing established process platforms and timely device fabrication through early prototype, qualification, and volume manufacturing.


Program Sponsor

Analog Devices is a leader in creating technologies that bridge the physical and digital worlds across a wide range of industrial automation, instrumentation, communications, automotive, healthcare, and numerous other industries. Our precision sensing MEMS technologies are designed to deliver the highest level of performance, accuracy, and robustness for complex and demanding applications where data integrity, reliability, and power efficiency are critical. Analog Devices technology and design solutions are helping shape the future of healthcare diagnostics, clinical monitoring equipment, life science & medical instrumentation, and health and wellness device designs. Our comprehensive portfolio of linear, mixed signal, MEMS sensors and digital processing technologies set industry standards and are backed by leading design tools, applications support, and systems expertise. We take a true systems approach to functional integration and collaborate with our customers to create differentiation in the marketplace


Breaks Sponsor

Cactus Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company producing low-power mixed signal application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). Founded in 2002, the company has brought to market numerous system-level analog and mixed signal ASICs for low-power battery-operated electronics. These solutions include medical integrated circuits (IC) – or medical ASICs - including ASICs for Class III implantable and ingestible medical devices. Additionally, they include ICs for portable applications and power management devices where small size and low power are critical components. Cactus Semiconductor is ISO 9001:2008 qualified. The company maintains its headquarters in Chandler, AZ.


Association Sponsor

The MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange (MNX) has been providing services to the U.S. research community since 1999. We have completed over 2300 unique development and fabrication projects for our customers. We have thousands of MEMS and Nano process technologies available in our advanced processing facility, along with technical assistance from experienced and talented fabrication and process development engineers. MNX can provide a complete range of services to researchers who need a trusted partner at any project phase, including early-stage development, design and modeling, prototype fabrication, or transition to manufacturing. Contact us at www.mems-exchange.org to ask how we can help you quickly and affordably transform your concept from prototype to production!


Sponsorship Opportunities

For further information or questions about sponsorships, please contact Dr. Mike Pinelis at mike@memsjournal.com or call 734-277-3599.

Platinum Sponsor ($10,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Five (5) conference and reception admissions (non-transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Printed conference program and presentation slides in electronic format
  • Preliminary attendee list with contact information (one week in advance of event) and final attendee list with contact information (two weeks after event)
  • Full exhibit package (details listed here)
  • 10-minute company introduction speaking slot during main conference session
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor, company logo and description in printed conference program and on printed conference signage
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor, company logo and description on event website and in pre-event marketing materials; company name listed on all pre-event press releases and media alerts
  • Company will receive marketing exposure through promotional campaign by MEMS Journal and other media partners of the event. Event promotions will reach 70,000 to 80,000 individuals in the MEMS, sensors, electronics, and semiconductor industry segments.

Gold Sponsor ($8,500) – 1 sold, 1 available – includes:

  • Four (4) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsor ($7,000) – 2 available – includes:

  • Three (3) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Innovation Sponsor ($6,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Three (3) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Innovation Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Panel Sponsor ($5,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions, ability to include one (1) person from the sponsor’s company or organization on the conference panel
  • Recognition as Panel Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Program Sponsor ($4,500) – 1 sold – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Company's logo on the cover of the printed conference program
  • Recognition as Program Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Reception Sponsor ($4,500) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Company’s logo on the reception drink tickets
  • Recognition as the Reception Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor ($4,000) – 2 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Lunch Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Press Room Sponsor ($4,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Press Room Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Breakfast Sponsor ($3,500) – 2 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Breakfast Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Internet Sponsor ($3,000) – 1 available – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Company’s logo on the internet password cards
  • Recognition as the Internet Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Breaks Sponsor ($3,000) – 1 sold – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • Recognition as the Breaks Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Past Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors from the 2013-2016 events.

  • Platinum Sponsor, Gold Sponsor, Silver Sponsor, Program Sponsor

    Rogue Valley Microdevices is a full-service precision MEMS foundry that combines state-of-the-art process modules with the engineering expertise to go seamlessly from custom design to manufacturing. With commercially successful customers in microfluidics, lab-on-chip platforms and other biomedical devices, Rogue Valley Microdevices has the market-specific expertise to help bring your product to market — collaboratively, creatively and effectively. Beyond our MEMS fab, Rogue Valley also maintains the broadest and most comprehensive set of wafer services commercially available. Founded in 2003 and based in Medford, Oregon, Rogue Valley maintains a 200mm MEMS devices foundry. Visit us at Medical MEMS & Sensors 2016 to learn more about our design-to-manufacturing program for biomedical device companies. For more information, visit www.roguevalleymicro.com


  • Platinum Sponsor

    Silex Microsystems is the world’s leading pure play MEMS foundry. Since our beginnings in 2000, Silex has been a dedicated manufacturer of customized MEMS products, operating as an independent MEMS foundry. We offer unparalleled processing power in the world’s first dedicated eight-inch pure play MEMS foundry fab. Our goal is to be the industry’s most advanced and efficient provider of MEMS foundry services. By leading the way in technology and offering truly cost effective manufacturing, we help customers take the full advantage of MEMS. Our superior knowledge of MEMS processing and our advanced production technology are key to serving our customers and contributing to their successful products.


  • Gold Sponsor

    Coto Technology, leader in small signal switching solutions, has emerged onto the MEMS scene with its recent release of the RedRock™ RR100 – the world’s smallest MEMS-based magnetic reed sensor. Recognizing the steadily decreasing size requirements of medical devices, and supported by nearly 100 years in relay and switch design technology, Coto Technology is gaining momentum within the realm of MEMS-based switch and relay design. The RR100 sensor offers all of the advantages of conventional magnetic reed sensor technology in a package measuring only 1.11mm3. Ideally suited to the demands of next generation medical applications, the sensor offers directional magnetic sensitivity, ESD resistance, and a robust wafer level package – all while consuming zero power. The RedRock™ RR100 has an increasing number of medical device applications including medical wearables, portable insulin pumps, capsule endoscopes, next generation hearing aids, insulin pens and other small, battery-powered medical electronic devices.


  • Gold Sponsor, Lunch Sponsor

    IMT offers the most complete MEMS foundry services in our fully automated 30,000 sq ft, 6” wafer fab.  IMT’s extensive product experience includes DC and RF switching, drug discovery/delivery, microfluidics, cell sorting, inertial navigation, optotelecom, IR emitters, and others.  IMT offers wafer bonding for both hermetic packaging/encapsulation and microfluidics including: fusion bonding, anodic bonding, glass frit bonding, Au-Au thermocompression bonding, metal alloy bonding and various types of polymer bonds.  IMT’s wafer-level packaging and through silicon via technologies are production proven for the next generation 3D packaging and interposer applications.  IMT is ISO 9001 certified offering complete turn-key foundry services from design through high-volume production.  We bring our customers’ MEMS to volume production.  Speak with an IMT representative to see how we can make your MEMS work for you.


  • Gold Sponsor

    Nordson Corporation operates in more than 30 countries around the world delivering precision technology solutions to help customers succeed worldwide. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, construction, and general product assembly and finishing.


  • Gold Sponsor, Program Sponsor

    X-FAB MEMS Foundry offers unsurpassed experience, expertise and execution with its high-volume MEMS manufacturing service and is a long-term, trusted supplier to the medical, life-science and automotive markets.The company draws on more than 20 years of contract manufacturing experience and continues to meet the new demands for this rapidly expanding group of technologies in terms of time to market, quality assurance, high yield and supply-chain management tools.

    Medical devices were the first MEMS manufactured by X-FAB in 1996 and those same devices are still being delivered today. In the meantime, more than 50% of X-FAB’s shipped MEMS device are quality-critical parts for medical, biotech and automotive markets.

    Operating from five fabs for MEMS and CMOS processes and an ecosystem of manufacturing and design partners, X-FAB is a proven choice for MEMS process development and installation, design support, process capability and long-term manufacturing stability. As well as customer specific process installation, X-FAB offers a range of qualified, in-production, open-platform processes and IP for analog/mixed signal, high voltage and power CMOS applications as well as key MEMS types such a pressure and inertial sensors that enable our customers to have the fastest time to market in the MEMS foundry industry.


  • Silver Sponsor

    The Greater Geneva Berne area is a Swiss economic development agency representing the interest of six Swiss cantons (states) in Western Switzerland: Berne, Fribourg, Geneva, Neuchatel, Valais and Vaud. Surrounded by France, Germany and Italy, our region offers a welcoming environment for companies to collaborate, develop and commercialize their technologies on an international scale. With our dense and sophisticated life science and microtechnology clusters representing nearly 5000 companies, more than 500 labs, and 120,000 workers, these sectors have converged to create an academic and commercial environment of international renown in the MEMS, sensors, and high-tech biomedical sectors.

    Companies are drawn to our region because of the potential for synergies and close collaboration with our unique institutions such as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) with 19 specialized labs in microtechnology, the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), the Swiss Foundation for Research in Microtechnology, our six cantonal universities, and our three University Hospitals of Berne, Geneva, and Lausanne.

    Research is a top priority in Switzerland where more scientific publications and patents are filed per capita than anywhere else in the world. Our region's above average spending on fundamental and applied research is the result of long-standing policies and initiatives to attract investment and collaboration in high value-added sectors.

    We offer an accessible regulatory environment; an open clinical community; low taxes; an educated, multilingual, multicultural workforce; science parks and incubators; networking platforms; state-funded collaboration programs; and a world-class quality of life.

    As a government sponsored association, our mission is to provide support and assistance to companies (MEMS, sensors, life sciences, etc.) interested in the benefits that Switzerland can bring to them. Our support ranges from facilitating relationships with potential partners to helping negotiate the regulatory environment to all aspects of establishing an enterprise in Switzerland. For more information, please contact Matt Julian at 512-301-3337 (office), 512-586-7035 (cell) or m.julian@ggba-switzerland.ch (email).


  • Silver Sponsor, Lunch Sponsor

    Micralyne is a leading independent MEMS and microfabrication foundry. We excel at creating process technology for complex MEMS devices and execute disciplined volume manufacturing. Micralyne extends its value to our customers by offering extensive packaging, testing, and design services, beyond a typical MEMS chip foundry. This Foundry Plus model has successfully produced products for industries such as: life sciences, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, telecom, and industrial sensors. Micralyne offers our customers a strategic partnership with deep technical knowledge and fabrication capabilities. Our fabrication services fit their need by providing established process platforms and timely device fabrication through early prototype, qualification, and volume manufacturing.


  • Program Sponsor

    The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) is an integrated network of user facilities, supported by the National Science Foundation, serving the needs of nanoscale science, engineering and technology researchers across the country. The goal of the NNIN is to enable rapid advancement in science and engineering at the nanoscale by providing researchers with efficient access to nanotechnology infrastructure (fabrication, characterization and computational capabilities and facilities) and support from experienced staff members.

    The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) at the University of Michigan is one of the NNIN sites that offers 24/7 semiconductor processing capabilities on production-level equipment supported by a professional staff. With 1,160 m2 (12,500 ft2) of ISO class 4/5/6 and 7 (Class 10/100/1000 and 10,000) cleanrooms for processing pieces, 100 mm and 150 mm wafers, we have processing capabilities for silicon and organic devices, MEMs and bioMEMs, fluidics and biofluidics, and nanoimprint technologies.

    With such an available suite of established technologies for a large range of applications, the LNF is ideal for rapid feasibility assessment of ideas and pilot/low-volume products. Whether you want to assess new process adjustments for your product without compromising your current process, explore new device directions, or simply take advantage of our advanced characterization capabilities, the LNF provides the complete cleanroom experience for your high tech needs. The LNF is also part of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN), an integrated network of user.

    With over $20M in state-of-the-art equipment, we provide the training and experience that will turn your ideas into reality. A full list of available equipment and capabilities are available online at http://lnf.umich.edu/index.php/capabilities.


  • Reception Sponsor

    Alston & Bird LLP has grown to become a national AmLaw 50 firm while remaining steeped in a culture with client service and teamwork as the cornerstones of all that we do. We develop, assemble and nurture the strongest and broadest array of legal talent and expertise necessary to meet our clients’ needs in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment.

    Alston & Bird’s unique culture and core values have been nurtured for more than a century. They define who we are and how we interact with our clients and with each other. From the founding of the firm in the late 1800s, collegiality, teamwork, loyalty, diversity, individual satisfaction, fairness and professional development have been guiding principles and values by which we measure ourselves.


  • Lunch Sponsor

    Medical Main Street Network: a unique alliance of world-class hospitals, universities, and medical device and bio-pharma companies in Southeast Michigan. This concentration of top medical professionals creates a global center of innovation in health care, research and development, education, and commercialization in the life science industry. Oakland County is a major health care and life sciences powerhouse, employing more than 100,000 people - more than the Mayo and Cleveland Clinics combined. The region is a dynamic area to launch or expand a medical technology business, and Oakland County provides many resources to support a company’s success, including: Demographic data, Site location assistance, Financing options, Tax incentives, Introductions to state and local agencies, Workforce development, and Business consulting.

    Medical Main Street - Maximizing the growth potential of the healthcare and life science sectors in Southeastern Michigan.



  • Lunch Sponsor

    Kent State University is internationally recognized for its biomedical research. Current research strengths across the many disciplines at Kent State are particularly compatible with the bioengineering fields of tissue regeneration, biomaterials, biocompatibility, sensors and implanted devices. Our researchers are developing transdermal implants for amputees, improving neural function with implanted electrodes, creating implanted sensors for monitoring blood chemistry and vital signs and designing drug delivery devices that can be implanted or worn on the skin. Our researchers are also developing new medical sensors using advanced organic and polymeric materials to measure biomarkers and other biochemical indicators of disease, injury and trauma. Other materials research focuses on improving the biocompatibility of materials, decreasing the risk of infection from implanted devices, producing Lab-on-a-Chip devices for diagnostic and therapeutic applications and creating a new generation of flexible electronic medical devices for implantation and other applications. Kent State is also known for its research strengths in flexible electronics and liquid crystals within its Liquid Crystal Institute™(LCI).


  • Breakfast Sponsor

    Meeting the stringent demands of companies worldwide, Yield Engineering Systems, Inc. (YES) manufactures equipment with cost-effective solutions for wafer-level packaging/redistribution layers, bioMEMS, semiconductor industries and more. We manufacture high temperature vacuum cure ovens, polyimide cure ovens, silane vapor phase deposition systems, plasma etch and clean tools and vacuum bake/vapor prime ovens. Proven applications using these systems include silane substrate adhesion for microarrays, biocompatibility, stiction reduction, wafer dehydration and surface tension modification. YES has proven to withstand the test of time with products that increase yields, extend performance, and improve processes. All equipment is engineered, manufactured and tested in Livermore, California USA. The answer is YES to quality, flexibility, superior products and service. Visit us during the show at Booth #9.


  • Breakfast Sponsor

    The ASE Group is the world’s largest provider of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly and test. The group develops and offers complete turnkey solutions covering IC packaging, design and production of interconnect materials, front-end engineering test, wafer probing and final test, as well as electronic manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd. As global leader, ASE provides a complete scope of services for the semiconductor market, driven by superior technologies, breakthrough innovations, and advanced development programs.


  • Association Sponsor

    BioOhio, founded in 1987 as Edison BioTechnology Center and formerly Omeris, is a non-profit organization designed to build and accelerate bioscience industry, research, and education in Ohio. The mission of BioOhio is to accelerate bioscience discovery, innovation, and commercialization of global value, driving economic growth and improved quality of life in Ohio.

    As Ohio's bioscience membership and development organization, we are focused on networking the distributed and outstanding bioscience assets of Ohio to accelerate growth of a globally competitive bioscience industry.


  • Association Sponsor

    MichBio is the biosciences industry trade association and the official Michigan affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, BIO, which represents biotechnology companies across America and in 33 other nations. Formed in 1993 as the Michigan Biosciences Industry Association, MichBio is headquartered in Ann Arbor. MichBio promotes cooperation between Michigan’s bioscience-related businesses, forges stronger relationships, develops business-to-business opportunities, and serves as a united industry voice to improve the overall science-friendly environment for attracting and founding new business.


  • Media Partner

    The MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange (MNX) has been providing services to the U.S. research community since 1999. We have completed over 2300 unique development and fabrication projects for our customers. We have thousands of MEMS and Nano process technologies available in our advanced processing facility, along with technical assistance from experienced and talented fabrication and process development engineers. MNX can provide a complete range of services to researchers who need a trusted partner at any project phase, including early-stage development, design and modeling, prototype fabrication, or transition to manufacturing. Contact us at www.mems-exchange.org to ask how we can help you quickly and affordably transform your concept from prototype to production!


  • Association Partner

    The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), a not-for-profit organization that represents and provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry, is the nation’s oldest biotechnology trade association. Founded in 1985, MassBio is committed to advancing the development of critical new science, technology and medicines that benefit people worldwide.


  • Association Partner

    MEPTEC (Microelectronics Packaging and Test Engineering Council) is a trade association of over 400 semiconductor suppliers, manufacturers and individuals committed to enhancing the competitiveness of the back-end portion of the semiconductor business. MEPTEC is concerned exclusively with assembly, packaging and test issues and is dedicated to the advancement of that segment of the industry. Since its inception 30 years ago, MEPTEC has provided a forum for semiconductor packaging and test professionals to learn and exchange ideas that relate to assembly, test and handling. Through its membership and an Advisory Board consisting of individuals from many different segments of the back-end semiconductor industry, MEPTEC continuously strives to improve and elevate the roles of assembly and test professionals in the industry.


  • Media Partner

    Bio Business and LAB Business pack double the punch with their flip-style design, providing our 41,000+ audience with everything they need to know about Canada’s laboratories and life sciences. Bio Business and LAB Business are published six times a year in print and digital formats with advertising options for each. Our editorial team delivers incisive reporting of news, cutting edge research, business trends and breakthrough discoveries shaping Canada’s scientific landscape.


  • Media Partner

    Electronic Design provides leading-edge technical information to electronics engineers and engineering managers around the world. Electronic Design keeps its readers abreast of rapid technological advances and their applications at the chip, board, and systems levels.


  • Media Partner

    Medical Design magazine, now in its 12th, provides the in-depth features and news that readers need most for staying abreast of the exponential changes occurring in today’s medical-device and diagnostic industry. Print and online content (www.medicaldesign.com) provide valuable coverage of manufacturing advances and product design breakthroughs. Regular departments include FDA & regulations, news from contract manufacturers, designing with advanced materials, R&D, tubing technology, packaging, and other innovations. And insightful blogs by the editorial team provide unique perspectives on industry issues and trends. All this makes Medical Design the source for the design and manufacturing of medical devices.


  • Media Partner

    Medical Device Daily, the world’s leading med-tech news source, is delivered electronically to your desktop every business morning. Receive up-to-the minute information to seize every opportunity. Tap into the most important news affecting med-tech! Receive daily alerts on breaking news developments. Includes focused sector-specifics: CV technologies, diagnostics, cancer, orthopedics and neurology. Visit us at www.medicaldevicedaily.com.