Headline Sponsors


Altium Designer

Altium Designer is an all-encompassing PCB design software. It’s used industry wide for creating the simplest to the most complex of boards. Designers say they can rely on the software’s proven technology and trust it to push the edge of current technology. The software works with the entire PCB design process and is adaptable for those with distinct technology requirements. Those who switch to Altium Designer like how it generates an intuitive and sensible workflow and makes their entire design process feel seamless and effortless. Execution time from design to manufacture is cut to a fraction of what it was before. Inherent design tasks that were once time-consuming and error prone become simple and automatically checked. Visit Stand K2 and see what you could achieve with Altium Designer.

For more information visit: http://www.altium.com

IC Blue

Altium Designer

IC Blue LTD is a global distributor of electronic components that brings together the three key elements of component procurement, electronic design automation tools and asset management to give customers a competitive advantage in today’s demanding world of development, manufacture and sustainability.

Founded in 2003 and based in Leeds, UK, IC Blue has European sales offices and provides communication in more than 20 languages.

Since 2013 IC Blue LTD has been partnered with Mentor Graphics and is the source for PCB design, analysis and electrical and harness design solutions providing sales, support and training for these class leading applications. Visit us on stand E2 for a refreshing insight.

For more information visit: http://www.icblue.com

Mentor Graphics

Altium Designer

With 40% of the global market, Mentor Graphics is unrivalled in its position as world leader for PCB design tools.

PADS PCB is the creation platform for individuals and small teams designing electronics products. Only PADS can provide engineers and small teams with a product creation platform optimized for component selection, signal and power integrity, electronics cooling, form and fit, PCB layout, and manufacturing.

Visit us on stand E2 to find out how PADS scalable solution can help you and your business develop the competitive advantage needed to succeed in today’s demanding world.

For more information visit: https://www.pads.com

Farnell element14

Altium Designer

Farnell element14 brings together fast delivery of the latest electronic products and solutions, access to industry experts, technical information and tools.

As your Development Distributor, we are your global partner and support the technology community at every stage.

From developing the dreams of students and makers to helping professional engineers develop their ideas and products, we build a community that benefits from our technology.

Our solutions increase productivity and keep lines running, developing our customers’ businesses.

We have offices in Chicago, Leeds, Munich, Krakow, Sydney and Singapore to name a few. Our glocal presence means we can service customers all over the world, and are committed to supporting local language, product and shipment needs.

With over 900,000 products in stock, available for next day delivery, you can be sure you will find everything you need at uk.farnell.com.

For more information visit: http://uk.farnell.com/

Avnet Silica

Altium Designer

Avnet Silica is the European semiconductor specialist division of Avnet, Inc., one of the leading global technology distributors, and acts as the smart connection between customers and suppliers. The distributor simplifies complexity by providing creative solutions, technology and logistics support. Avnet Silica is a partner of leading semiconductor manufacturers and innovative solution providers over many years. With a team of more than 200 application engineers and technical specialists, Avnet Silica supports projects all the way from the idea to the concept to production. Over 15,000 customers throughout Europe rely on the high quality of our technical and logistical services. One of the main reasons they do so is that our application engineers focus on solution-oriented design-in consulting and technical product support. The additional services we offer include programming, tape and reel procedures, prototyping, dry packaging & baking, laser marking and supply chain solutions.

For more information visit: https://www.avnet.com/wps/portal/silica/

WIFI Sponsor

Digi-Key Electronics

Altium Designer

Global distributor Digi-Key Electronics is the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery. With over 1.3 million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components available for immediate shipment and providing exceptional service to its customers, such as 24/7 technical support. Digi-Key’s unique distribution model balances self-service e-commerce proficiency with personalized, value-add services. Supporting design engineers from Prototype to Production®, the company’s website features a vast collection of technical resources, multimedia content and a broad portfolio of high-value design tools.

For more information visit: http://www.digikey.co.uk


Institution of Engineering Designers

Altium Designer

Established in 1945, the IED is a Chartered Body representing over 4000 members worldwide working in engineering design, product design and CAD. Benefits include fantastic networking opportunities, an excellent bi-monthly journal, access to an extensive library, legal advice helpline, Professional Indemnity insurance deals, local branch activities, CPD and guidance and support to registration with the Engineering Council and Society of Environment for suitably qualified members.

For more information visit: http://www.ied.org.uk