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Pragmatic announces it has completed a first close of its Series D funding round, securing an investment of £162m ($206m). The company is planning a limited second close for key investors, of which £20m ($25m) additional investment is already allocated.
The £182mn financing sets Cambridge-based group on track to become Britain’s biggest semiconductor supplier by volume. (Article behind paywall)
Our CEO, Dave Moore features on BBC’s Wake Up To Money programme on 21 November 2023. Listen to Dave 16:50 – 21:34. Playback available for 30 days.
I’m excited to announce that Pragmatic has been chosen to feature in His Majesty King Charles III’s 75th Birthday Commemorative Album as a UK Business Success Story. His Majesty at 75: The Leadership and Vision of King Charles III, authored by royal biographer Robert Jobson and published by St. James’s House, will be released on 14 […]
Pragmatic Semiconductor is delighted to announce the appointment of semiconductor industry veteran, Shane Geary, as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing & Operations.
The UK manufacturer at the forefront of a technology shift. Few areas of manufacturing are undergoing as much change and disruption as the electronics and semiconductor sector. The Manufacturer Editor Joe Bush speaks to Scott White, Co-founder and Executive Director of Pragmatic, a company at the coalface of this revolution. “With silicon, a typical cycle […]
Smart reusable coffee cups hold the key to scalable reduction of packaging waste No one would deny that packaging waste is a big issue for the coffee industry. Over 3 billion disposable cups are discarded each year in the UK alone and, due to processing difficulties and low value of the recyclate, just 0.25% of […]
Time is running out for coffee chains to make good on their sustainability promises. Can FlexICs finally get returnable cup initiatives over the line? Despite our reputation as a nation of tea drinkers, the UK’s coffee industry is booming. Every 24 hours, we slurp our way through an impressive 98 million cups of Joe1, and […]
Pragmatic was delighted to welcome Mary Foy MP to our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Pragmatic Park, in Meadowfield, Durham today (Thursday 17 August 2023). Mary met with our CEO David Moore and COO Ken Williamson for a tour of the site and our unique 300mm fabrication line. Pragmatic Park brings innovative technology, high-value manufacturing and skilled jobs direct to […]
(Article behind paywall) Britain is missing out on four fifths of the benefits of technological innovation…
UK governments let processor manufacturing drift overseas for years. Now Covid and war have shown how vital homegrown capability is, the country is scrambling to catch up.
Pragmatic was delighted to welcome Minister Paul Scully to our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Durham today (Monday 7 August 2023). Amongst other things the Minister viewed our unique Fab-in-a-Box which will make our Flexible ICs on 300mm wafers. This fab is the first of its kind to be built in the UK and is a showcase of […]
Experts working at semiconductor titans such as Arm, IQE and Pragmatic will meet with Technology Minister Paul Scully as part of the first meeting of the Semiconductor Advisory Panel.
Once upon a time, designing your own chip took serious cash. Semiconductor innovation was only an option if you had a few hundred thousand dollars to spare. In recent years, however, there’s been increasing industry momentum towards the democratisation of chip design. Projects range from open Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) initiatives such as RISC-V to […]