Posted: April 3, 2009

Quantum-Pi receives the 2009 Frost and Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation in Integrated Nano-Sensing

(Nanowerk News) Quantum Precision Instruments Asia Private Limited has announced that it has received the 2009 Frost & Sullivan South East Asia Industrial Technologies Award for Technology Innovation in Integrated Nano-Sensing Technologies.
“This Award acknowledges the relentless efforts of your team and recognises Quantum Precision Instruments Asia Private Limited’s outstanding performance in 2009” said Rajiv Kumar, Partner and Senior Vice President, Frost & Sullivan.
The Frost & Sullivan Awards are an annual event to recognise outstanding performances by companies in the electronics, industrial automation, process control, energy & power systems, chemicals, materials and food as well as environment & building technologies industries.
The awards banquet, held on 2 April at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, was attended by Dr. Marek Michalewicz, Founder and Chief Scientific Adviser, as well as Mr. Krish Krishnan, Quantum-Pi’s Corporate Development lead. In his acceptance speech, Dr. Michalewicz thanked several of Singapore’s A*STAR institutions, especially the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) for its role in the world-first fabrication of Quantum-Pi’s NEMS sensors. He also thanked the Institute for Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) and the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) for their support in testing and characterising these pioneering devices.
Commenting on the award, Dr Marek Michalewicz said, “This accolade is a morale booster for Quantum-Pi, and enforces our conviction that we have a game-changing innovation. 2009 has seen us forge new partnerships and move into exciting new directions to bring our products to market. I accept Frost & Sullivan award on behalf of Quantum-Pi and the many friends and well-wishers who have supported us in our efforts.”
Quantum- is a leading sensors company based in Singapore that is developing different product families based on quantum tunnelling principles. Quantum-’s nanoTrek® devices belong to a totally new class of nanotechnology based electro-mechanical systems capable of extremely precise measurement of translation, angular alignment, acceleration, and vibration as well as several other quantities.
Quantum-’s sensors address critical needs in a range of industrial and commercial applications, including semiconductor fabrication, oil & gas exploration and production, structural health monitoring, precision engineering and manufacturing, navigation and defence, and numerous consumer electronics devices and system. The first commercial products will be launched through Quantum-’s development partnership with a listed US$ 2.0 billion electronics firm.
Source: Quantum Precision Instruments Asia
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