US Senate votes to move ahead on chip bill
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US Senate votes to move ahead on chip bill

NEW ELECTRONICS. The US Senate has voted to move ahead with a slimmed-down version of legislation to provide subsidies and tax credits for the US semiconductor industry. Scott White, CEO at PragmatIC, shares his thoughts on this development.

Move over silicon
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Move over silicon

NEW ELECTRONICS. Editor, Neil Tyler talks to PragmatIC’s CEO, Scott White, about the company’s innovative flexible integrated circuits which offer an alternative to silicon chips, and learns about the opportunities from an economic and market perspective.

Industry gears up for the circular economy
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Industry gears up for the circular economy

THE ENGINEER. Closing the loop on our use of resources, the fundamental principle of a circular economy is both an economic and environmental necessity. Joshua Young, Circular Economy Manager at PragmatIC, outlines how our technology can help.

EE Journal Amelia Dalton's Fish Fry Podcast
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EE Journal Amelia Dalton's Fish Fry Podcast

EE JOURNAL. From 12.35 Amelia talks about the first commercially viable flexible plastic microprocessor chips developed by a team of researchers at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and British flexible electronics manufacturer PragmatIC Semiconductor.

Patented foundry mass produces electronics for high-volume, low-cost applications
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Patented foundry mass produces electronics for high-volume, low-cost applications

DESIGN NEWS. One challenge in implementing IoT technology is the cost of scaling the technology for applications where low cost is paramount. PragmatIC, a UK-based semiconductor foundry company, has developed a unique technology to address this. Dr Catherine Ramsdale, SVP Technology explains how.

How can digital technology help make reusable packaging at scale a reality?
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How can digital technology help make reusable packaging at scale a reality?

PACKAGING INSIGHTS. Companies are exploring reusable packaging as a way to retain the benefits of plastic while lowering its environmental impact, but a lack of logistic infrastructure and item traceability makes scalability difficult. How can novel flexible electronics and RFID technology help?

Making novel microprocessors possible
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Making novel microprocessors possible

MARKT & TECHNIK. PragmatIC has been undertaking more pioneering microprocessor work, this time with the University of Illinois, demonstrating that 4-bit controllers optimised for manufacturing in PragmatIC's process can be achieved for low cost and in yields suitable for volume production.

World’s first native plastic programmable processor
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World’s first native plastic programmable processor

EENEWS EUROPE. PragmatIC has worked with researchers in the US on an innovative project. This is the first time that a microprocessor has been developed specifically for PragmatIC’s FlexIC Foundry service, using bespoke chip architectures designed by a team at the University of Illinois.

Developing a semiconductor innovation strategy that builds for the future
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Developing a semiconductor innovation strategy that builds for the future

FORBES. Following on from his last article, Scott White, CEO at PragmatIC, talks about the importance of setting a clear semiconductor innovation strategy, encouraging innovation across the entire electronics ecosystem to secure a responsive and economically viable semiconductor supply chain.

RIP expensive silicon chips - plastic processors are the future
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RIP expensive silicon chips - plastic processors are the future

TECHRADAR. Technology has been developing at a rapid pace in recent decades, and new research suggests that we could soon be entering a new age of tech innovation with even more advancements thanks to mind-blowingly affordable plastic processors.

Plastic processors for less than a penny a piece
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Plastic processors for less than a penny a piece

TOM’S HARDWARE. Researchers design sub-penny plastic processor with PragmatIC’s unique technology that could move flexible electronics from niche to mainstream and usher in the age of truly ubiquitous electronics.

The first high-yield, sub-penny plastic processor
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The first high-yield, sub-penny plastic processor

IEEE SPECTRUM. Using PragmatIC's manufacturing process to make a 4-bit microcontroller on plastic, engineers from the University of Illinois performed what they believe is the first yield study on plastic processors.