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UK Electronic Systems Industry Summit 2014Growth and Investment; that's the theme of the 2014 NMI Industry Summit being held on Nov 20th at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London. There's a great line-up of speakers - come and join the debate. The Industry Summit starts from 1pm. Read more...

FPGA Prize DrawEnter our FPGA Users Survey and be entered into the Prize Draw. We're giving away prizes including 3 Pebble Smartwatches, a Pure Evoke Digital Radio, a Roku 3, an Amazon gift voucher and over 20 other prizes... read more

Kriss Akabusi NMI Gala DinnerKriss AkabusiAnnouncing Kriss Akabusi as our guest speaker at this year's Gala Dinner and we're all very excited already. Tickets are now on sale - available online and there's still time to apply for an award. Read more.

ESCO Annual ReportOne year on - ESCO has produced its first annual report and details the progress made in six key areas:

• The Internet of Things
• Industrial Automation
• Robotics and Autonomous Systems
• Healthcare
• Technology
• Skills

You can download the report to find out more.

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Feature Talks

Chris Wild, CTO Altran gives us a landscape talk on the what, why and when of Autonomous Systems.




Simon Knowles, CTO XMOS explains why we're at the biggest discontinuity in computing since Turing, why smart isn't intelligent and why we are going to need more teachers... for machines!




Wally Rhines, CEO Mentor Graphics talks about the increasing economic pinch points of Moore's Law and what comes next.



See the Future World Symposium website for more


 July 2014: Record number of students attend UKESF summer school. 80 students from 77 schools across the UK will participate in the 5 day course of practical lab work and lectures. The event is sponsored by a number of NMI members including ARM, CSR, Dialog Semiconductor, Imagination Technologies, Jaguar Land Rover and Thales. Read more



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NMI Reports & Surveys

Survey ThumbThe Employment Survey for the UK's Microelectronics Design Sector 2014 has been published. This survey is focused on Engineering roles: sales, marketing and administration are excluded.  Available for contributing members, it contains a salary survey which helps participants benchmark their organisation. Want to participate? Contact usRead more

Suppliers Directory ThumbRecently UPDATED, PowerElectronicsUK's Capability Directory  is now Available for Download. This publication is regularly updated to showcase businesses, universities and support organisations with Power Electronics capabilities.  It is intended to help raise the profile of the UK Power Electronics community and those organisations within it .  If you would like to appear in the book (it's free) then fill your information in HERE and email us your organisations logo

Suppliers Directory ThumbNMI Manufacturing Suppliers Directory 2014 is now Available for Download. The fifth-edition NMI Manufacturing Suppliers Directory is a key document which promotes specialist companies that are important stakeholders to the UK's Semiconductor Industry.  Read the book online or contact us for a hard copy

NMI Year Book 2014 is Available for Download: Our most comprehensive publication ever with 14 past/present and future feature articles including "Inmos and the Transputer: 30 years on" to "What the Future Needs". The NMI Yearbook provides a cross section of the many and diverse interests of the UK's electronic systems innovation nation - from chips to systems. Request a hard copy.

future of electronics reportThe Future of Electronics special report went out with the Sunday Telegraph on January 26th promoting the industry and the role of the technology in society and the economy  viewed online.

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