- 15:45 – 16:05
Tracking Startups Fundraise and The Challenges in the MEMS Market & ecosystem in a post-covid era
The MEMS market is growing rapidly, driven by the increasing demand for miniaturized devices and the growing adoption of new technologies in markets like consumer, automotive, health, and telecom. Startups play a key role in the growth of the MEMS market by having the flexibility to quickly develop and bring to market new and innovative MEMS technologies.
This presentation will provide a brief overview of the MEMS market, some of the main technical challenges, the role of startups in the MEMS market, and the investment landscape for semiconductor startups.
Ahmed Ben Slimane
Ahmed Ben Slimane is an advisor, business developer and technology & market analyst, specialized in semiconductors.
He has an experience with over 12 years in compound semiconductors, he worked as an epitaxy (MBE/MOCVD) & fabrication process engineer, his mission focused on GaN-based flexible micro-LED and GaAs-based photovoltaic cells. He also was part of the Power & Wireless team at Yole Development where he contributed to the development of semiconductor market & technology reports. Ahmed completed his PhD in Material Engineering from KAUST (Saudi Arabia) and obtained his master’s degree in electronic engineering from INPG (France) and EPFL (Swtzerland).