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PragmatIC named Future Planet “Company of the Year”

last modified May 26, 2017 10:46 AM
Award recognises PragmatIC's potential not only revolutionise the electronics market, but change the world.

ideaSpace alumni, PragmatIC, is proud to be the winner of the 2017 Future Planet Awards. This prestigious award recognises the potential for PragmatIC to change the world with its unique approach to ultra low cost flexible electronics.

               

Scott White, PragmatIC CEO, (centre) with award

At a fraction of the price of conventional silicon chips, PragmatIC’s plastic integrated circuits introduce interactivity into a wide range of everyday items: from intelligent packaging of fast-moving consumer goods, to wireless traceability of documents for security and identification.

The Future Planet Awards aim to accelerate the development and raise the profile of fast-growing companies that will make a substantive impact on major global challenges. PragmatIC was selected as winner of the Security category based on the applicability of its technology to combat key problems such as mass-market counterfeiting.

On May 23rd, a panel of judges chaired by world renowned architect Lord Norman Foster quizzed Scott White, CEO of PragmatIC, and the four other category winners at its event in London in front of a live audience of global corporate venturing professionals, which led to PragmatIC being declared the overall winner and Company of the Year for 2017.

 “We are delighted to be winners of the 2017 Future Planet Awards, which highlights innovative companies. We see this award as a recognition of the uniqueness and broad applicability of our technology,” commented Scott.

 About PragmatIC Printing Ltd

PragmatIC is a world leader in ultra-low-cost flexible electronics, enabling the potential for trillions of “smart objects” that can sense and communicate with their environment. PragmatIC’s unique technology platform enables integrated circuits thinner than a human hair that can be easily embedded in any surface, introducing interactivity into a wide range of everyday items.

At a fraction of the price of conventional silicon chips, PragmatIC’s products are being adopted by a growing base of multi-national customers across diverse sectors including consumer goods, packaging, security printing, and mainstream electronics.

PragmatIC is headquartered in Cambridge, England and has a production facility based at the UK’s National Printable Electronics Centre in Sedgefield.

For more information visit: www.pragmaticprinting.com

 

About Future Planet Capital

Future Planet is a global innovation platform connecting the world’s largest investors to the best minds in order to address global challenges. It is an investor-led, co-investment platform giving the world’s largest investors scale-efficient access to innovation. Investing in top university clusters we aim to address and profitably impact the world’s biggest challenges.

For more information visit https://futureplanetcapital.com/

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