Moortec attended the 2015 NMI Industry Summit and Awards Ceremony which took place on Thursday 19th November at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London.

The Summit which was hosted by Derek Boyd, CEO of the NMI focused on the impacts that Electronic Systems are having on a variety of industry sectors and what these changes mean for the Electronic Systems community as a whole.

Speakers included Keith Williams the VP of Intelligent Systems from Altran, Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons, Ian Phillips, Principal Staff Engineer at ARM, Guillaume d’Eyssautier, Chairman of Surecore and Tom Carter CTO of Ultrahaptics to name but a few. Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister of State for Intellectual Property also made a short presentation.

Awards Ceremony

After the summit it was time for the NMI Awards which is the major social and networking event of the year for the UK’s and Ireland’s Electronic Systems Industry. The NMI presents awards to recognise the achievements and behaviours that are conducive to a healthy and vibrant industry in the UK and Ireland. The awards showcase excellence within the industry rewarding the innovation, expertise and ambition of businesses.

The event provides an excellent opportunity to build brand awareness, network with industry leaders and meet or host existing and potential clients.

This year’s awards were presented by Monty Halls. Monty is broadcaster, speaker, naturalist, former Royal Marine, marine biologist, travel writer and leadership specialist. He is possibly most renowned for his BBC Great Escape series in which he lived and worked in remote parts of the UK and Ireland with his dog-and-best-friend Reuben. Over the last twenty years, Monty has established a reputation as one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking speakers in the UK.

This year’s awards categories were as follows:


  • The Young Engineer of the Year award
  • The Emerging Technology Company of the Year Award
  • The Innovation Award
  • The Silicon to Software Award
  • The More than Moore Award
  • The Product of the Year Award
  • The Automotive Electronics Innovation & Excellence Award
  • The Manufacturing Site of the Year Award
  • The Research Collaboration Award
  • The University Research Group of the Year Award


Moortec would like to congratulate all the winners!

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