CUI is a technology company focused on the development and distribution of electronic components. At the leading edge of power supply design, the organization supports customers as they strive to improve the energy efficiency and environmental credentials of their application. The company's power group is complemented by a portfolio of world-class board level components, consisting of interconnect, sound, motion control and thermal products. An unwavering commitment to create collaborative partnerships with customers and a drive to see that their design project is a success has been a hallmark of CUI's sustained growth since its founding in 1989. As a leader in the industry, CUI will continue to invest in the future through new technologies, talented employees, expanded manufacturing capabilities, and a growing global reach. CUI Inc. is a subsidiary of CUI Global, Inc., a publicly traded company whose common stock trades on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol CUI.
ASTRI is a non-profit-making R&D facility founded by the Hong Kong Government in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. Since its inception, ASTRI has filed more than 900 patents with 500 granted worldwide. Currently, ASTRI has about 400 R&D engineers with 27% PhD holders. It has also succeeded in creating economic impact by transferring new technologies to its customers in the world.
LTEC is the first and largest circuits, systems, and intellectual property analysis firm in Japan. We have 30 years of experience, over 110 engineers and local offices in North America and the Asia-Pacific regions. In our expanding world marketplace, more patents are generated than ever before. This globalized, highly competitive environment increases the vulnerability of intellectual property (IP). LTEC can help protect your IP. This is our mission.
The NREL Power Electronics and Electric Machines Section conducts research funded by the Department of Energy, other federal agencies and industry. The research is in the areas of power electronics and electric machines thermal management and thermomechanical and reliability aspects. This includes novel fluid-based cooling technologies design, development and characterization, (thermal interface) material thermal performance and reliability characterization, as well as phsics-of-failure and predictive lifetime models.
Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland is a leading international industry led research centre specializing in ICT hardware. With 470 researchers and an annual budget of over $50M, Tyndall has over 200 industry partnerships and customers worldwide with several start-up companies in Ireland having emerged based on Tyndall technology. Research relevant to the power electronics industry includes micro power devices (e.g. magnetics on silicon, power supply on chip), magnetic materials and energy harvesting.
West Coast Magnetics designs best in class transformers and inductors and provides manufacturing services for electronic products with high engineering content. Our active R&D has resulted in new patented technology and innovative designs for power and RF magnetic components in many applications. Headquartered in the san Francisco Bay Area, WCM manufactures and designs custom engineered magnetics components, and provides manufacturing services for companies competing in the global OEM space.