ProTeM consortium's partners

The ProTeM project's partners come from universities, research centres and industrial companies.


The University of Exeter has made it into the top 10 universities in the UK for the first time, according to The Times league table.


In just five years, the University has risen from 34th position to 9th (out of more than 120 UK higher education institutions).


95% of research from the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has been classified as being of international quality in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). 11% of its research was given the highest accolade of being ‘world leading’.



IBM Zurich GmbH, Switzerland


The ZRL has played a pioneering role in the introduction of innovative digital signal processing and coding techniques into hard disk drives, based on partial response signaling, maximum likelihood sequence and noise-predictive detection. These advances were instrumental to the unique increase of the storage density and data rates of hard disk drives throughout the past decades.



Numonyx Italy S.r.l. is a collaboration of Intel Corporation, STMicroelectronics and Francisco Partners.


Numonyx is the premier non-volatile memory innovator delivering unparalleled memory solution breadth and manufacturing capacity.




Since it was set up in 1967, Léti’s essential feature has been based on the transfer of technologies towards industrial partners.


MINATEC innovation campus is home to 2,400 researchers, 1,200 students, and 600 technology transfer experts. An international center for micro and naono technologies, the MINATEC campus is unlike any other research facility in Europe.


CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world in areas of defense, energy, fundamental research and innovative technologies.



FhG - ISIT, Germany

Fraunhofer ISIT develops and manufactures components in microelectronics and microsystems technology, from the design phase – including system simulation – to prototyping and fabrication of samples, up to series production




RWTH-Aachen, Germany

Professor Dr. Matthias Wuttig, head of the institute, is engaged in the understanding and design of materials that are suitable for non-volatile memory applications based on phase change technology. Moreover, he researches organic films that can be applied in the field of opto-electronics, e.g. organic LEDs. Finally, his third group looks into the physical processes involved in sputter deposition techniques.




University of Twente, Netherlands


MESA+ is one of the largest nanotechnology research institutes in the world, delivering competitive and successful high quality research. It uses a unique structure, which unites scientific disciplines, and builds fruitful international cooperation to excel in science and education. MESA+ has created a perfect habitat for start-ups in the micro- and nano-industry to establish and to mature.



Plarion Ltd,United Kingdom


Plarion Ltd are specialists in designing, evaluating and bringing to manufacture structured micro/nano-scale surfaces for novel applications.


A suite of advanced manufacturing, test, microscopy and simulation tools allow Plarion to produce high quality devices to meet their clients' needs, from concept to production.




Siglead Europe,United Kingdom, a start-up company with strong links to the Mathematics Institute at the University of Warwick has celebrated its first year of business with help from the International Digital Lab.
Oleg Zaboronski, a Reader from the Mathematics Institute, and Tom Parnell, Oleg's graduate student, founded the company in January 2008.



Alma Consulting Group, France

For more than 20 years, ALMA CONSULTING GROUP has brought the experience in Cost Reduction Operational Consultancy to international companies and public organisations. Highly-skilled teams can help to optimise the resources and stimulate or develop the growth by updating new sources of profits and releasing avaliable funds. Alma CG brings the secure, reliable and efficient solutions in the Financing and Partnerhip Department for Research and Innovation.













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