EE Times Announces Call for Entries Now Open for Sixth Annual ACE Awards

Preeminent Awards Program Recognizes Excellence in the Electronics Industry

Nov 16, 2009

EE Times today announced that submissions are now being accepted for its sixth Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards recognizing the industry's creators of technology that demonstrate cutting-edge breakthroughs, innovation and leadership driving the global economy and influencing our daily lives. The honors will be presented at the ACE Awards Event on April 27, 2010, as part of the largest electronic systems design event in North America, the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley.

Awards are presented in 12 categories and are judged by a blue-ribbon panel of industry visionaries, leading technologists, educators and Wall Street executives. Entries for the EE Times ACE Awards are now being accepted on

"We give out the ACE Awards not just to recognize the greatest accomplishments made by teams of engineers and executives in the electronics industry but also to celebrate the promise of a better future contained by these new technologies," said Junko Yoshida, editor in chief of EE Times. "I'm proud of the fact that the ACE Awards are seen by so many as the electronics industry's highest honor."

Last year, a distinguished panel of industry judges selected eight winners from more than 250 entries. Among the recognized companies and individuals were Microchip as "Company of the Year," BLADE Network Technologies as "Startup Company of the Year," Nacip Sayiner, President and CEO of Silicon Laboratories' as "Executive of the Year" and Motorola as "Design Team of the Year."

  The 2010 EE Times ACE Awards nomination-based categories include:

  --  Company of the Year
  --  Design Team of the Year
  --  Startup of the Year
  --  Executive of the Year
  --  Innovator of the Year
  --  Educator of the Year
  --  Student of the Year
  --  Most Promising New Technology

  --  Most Promising Renewable Energy Award

Nomination Process: Companies and/or individuals can enter nominations for the EE Times ACE Awards. There are no entry fee and the online application system makes it quick and easy to submit your nomination. The deadline for nominations is January 22, 2010. To submit nominations for the 2010 EE Times ACE Awards and for more information about each awards category, go to

About EE Times ACE Awards and Opportunities

The EE Times Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards celebrates the creators of technology who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the global industry and shape the world we live in. These creators, and their innovations, will be recognized at the EE Times ACE Awards Event on April 27, 2010, as part of TechInsight's Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley (, the largest electronic systems design event in North America. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sean Raman, at (415) 415.947.6622 or or visit for more details.

About EE Times Group- formerly TechInsights

EE Times Group, a division of United Business Media [LON:UBM], is the global leader in media and marketing services for the electronics industry. We deliver results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development and commercialization of technology through our market leading brands. More than 1.1 million engineering professionals engage with the EE Times Network - EE Times, TechOnline, DesignLines, and - across the globe. The technology community comes to our market leading events to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. As well, EE Times Group provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media and research.


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