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Sponsors

Sponsorships for Automotive Sensors and Electronics Expo 2017 are available. For further information and questions about sponsorships, please click here.


Reception Sponsor

Renesas Electronics delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live—securely and safely. The number one global supplier of microcontrollers, and a leader in analog & power and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation and information communication technology applications to help shape a limitless future.


Internet Sponsor

We develop and provide high-performance materials that take customer products even further. Sekisui utilizes its unique fine particle, adhesion and precise synthesis technologies to develop and provide high-performance and intermediate materials for a wide variety of fields such as electronics, automobiles and transportation, buildings and infrastructures, life sciences and industry, etc. Sekisui supplies advanced materials that include products such as conductive fine particles and liquid crystal sealants where we have the leading share of the global market, and also ITO films, photosensitive materials, semiconductor materials.


Association Sponsor

AutoHarvest Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit, created and operates a unique innovation ecosystem led by some of the most highly respected figures in the automotive and manufacturing industries. In 2012, AutoHarvest.org was launched as the world’s only truly neutral and global on-line meeting place for innovators of all types with an interest in advanced manufacturing. This system allows users of all types to showcase capabilities, technologies, and needs system-wide, then privately connect with fellow inventors and commercializers to explore technology and business development opportunities of mutual interest. The AutoHarvest interest group consists of over 300 prominent R&D and manufacturing organizations from industry, government, and academia. Recently awarded a multi-year grant by the New Economy Initiative Foundation of Southeast Michigan, AutoHarvest is part of the Detroit Regional Innovation Network. For more information visit: www.autoharvest.org


Association Sponsor

The Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) is a non-profit business league established to facilitate the interaction, and advance the interests, of the entities involved in the vehicle communication environment. The Connected Vehicle Trade Association enables the collaboration of companies, organizations, and governmental bodies engaged in developing bidirectional vehicle communications. Membership is open to any corporation, public entities, standards and specification organizations and educational institutions.


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 automotive, sensors, electronics, MEMS and semiconductor industry segments.

Gold Sponsor ($8,500) – 2 available – includes:

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

Silver Sponsor ($6,500) – 1 available – includes:

  • Three (3) conference admissions
  • Recognition as Silver 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 available – 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 sold – includes:

  • Two (2) conference admissions
  • 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 sold – includes:

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

Breaks Sponsor ($3,000) – 1 available – 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

InvenSense, Inc. is the leading provider of intelligent sensor system on chip (SoC) for motion and sound solutions found in mobile, wearables, smart home, industrial, and automotive products. The company’s patented InvenSense Fabrication Platform and patent-pending MotionFusion™ technology address the emerging needs of many mass-market consumer applications via improved performance, accuracy, and intuitive motion-, gesture- and sound-based interfaces.


Gold Sponsor

X-FAB is the world’s largest analog/mixed-signal foundry group manufacturing devices on silicon wafers for mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), CMOS sensors and MEMS. X-FAB operates from five manufacturing locations in the USA, Germany and Malaysia offering wafer capacity of over 850,000 200mm-equivalent wafers per year. X-FAB maintains compliance to ISO standards for automotive and medical foundry manufacturing and all operations are ISO/TS 16949 certified. The largest specialty fab group, X-FAB is unlike typical foundry services because of its expertise in combining advanced analog and mixed-signal CMOS process technologies with MEMS, specialized materials and wafer-level bonding and packaging. CMOS processes include options for non-volatile memory, high-voltage and high temperature. MEMS and sensors technologies include pressure sensors, inertial sensors, microphones, gas sensors, CMOS image sensors and ambient light sensors.


Program Sponsor

MicroGen Systems, Inc. is developing a suite of products based on its proprietary piezoelectric vibrational energy harvester (PZEH) technology. These low cost, long lifetime (>20 years) micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) are micro-power sources that extend rechargeable battery lifetime or will eliminate the need for batteries altogether. Applications include the consumer, military, industrial, automotive and commercial industries.


Silver Sponsor

We are a premier semiconductor sensor company developing and manufacturing MEMS-based pressure sensors and serve challenging applications in the automotive, medical, and industrial markets. We develop unique products for applications requiring ultra-low pressure ranges, extraordinary robustness in harsh environments, and extremely small size. Our integrated business model with in-house manufacturing in Silicon Valley (Milpitas, CA, USA) enables industry-leading quality and process control while offering high levels of service and flexibility. We are a member of global ELMOS Group, offering proven solutions to a range of industries, based on mixed-signal application-specific standard products (ASSPs) and ICs (ASICs), and sensor systems.


Lunch 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.


Lunch Sponsor

Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden AG (ZMDI) is a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, mobile sensing, information technology and consumer applications. These solutions enable our customers to create the most energy-efficient products in sensing, power management and lighting.

For over 50 years, ZMDI has been globally headquartered in Dresden, Germany. ZMDI serves its customers with sales offices and design centers throughout Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United States See more at http://www.zmdi.com.


Breakfast Sponsor

Freescale is a global semiconductor company enabling the Internet of Tomorrow. We develop solutions to provide secure efficient connections, safer and greener automobiles, and add intelligence to everyday items. As a leader in processing and sensing solutions, we are driving a more innovative and connected world for the future.


Association Sponsor

AutoHarvest Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit, created and operates a unique innovation ecosystem led by some of the most highly respected figures in the automotive and manufacturing industries. In 2012, AutoHarvest.org was launched as the world’s only truly neutral and global on-line meeting place for innovators of all types with an interest in advanced manufacturing. This system allows users of all types to showcase capabilities, technologies and needs system-wide and then privately connect with fellow inventors and commercializers to explore technology and business development opportunities of mutual interest. The AutoHarvest interest group consists of over 250 prominent R&D and manufacturing organizations from industry, government and academia. Recently awarded a multi-year grant by the New Economy Initiative Foundation of Southeast Michigan, AutoHarvest is part of the Detroit Regional Innovation Network. For more information visit: http://www.autoharvest.org