Belfast-based company awarded prestigious 'Made in the UK, Sold to the World' award


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  • Photo: IceMOS Technology Founder and Chairman – Dr. Samuel J. Anderson, MBE

    A Belfast-based technology company has been named as one of only 10 ‘Exceptional Exporters’ honoured in the UK’s Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards. 

    Semiconductor Tech Firm IceMOS Technology announced the exciting news today (Tuesday, 23 April).

    IceMOS Technology was recognised as award winner in the Advanced Manufacturing and Construction category in 2024 Department for Business and Trade’s (DBT) Made in the UK, Sold to the World Awards .

    Now in its second year, the awards celebrate outstanding small and medium businesses achieving exporting success.

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    IceMOS Technology is a privately held semiconductor technology corporation and manufacturer of a new class of microelectromechanical systems-based power and sensing advanced semiconductor technologies.

    The company, which has a manufacturing centre of excellence located in Belfast, serves wide-ranging applications anywhere that power efficiency and sensing matters.

    With 99 per cent of the IceMOS business exported outside of the British Isles, IceMOS Technology has significantly expanded its customer base by accessing international markets, resulting in growth of sales and revenue.

    The decision to venture beyond domestic borders has provided opportunities to connect with a broader audience, while bolstering the resilience of the UK semiconductor industry.

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    Commenting on IceMOS Technology’s win, Dr. Samuel J. Anderson, MBE, IceMOS Technology founder and chairman said: “This win underscores our position as a leader in the industry and validates the effectiveness of our sensing and power technologies in driving energy efficiency and CO2 reduction.

    “It provides us with a strong foundation to further expand our exporting success. Building on this momentum, we aim to diversify our export markets and deepen our presence in existing ones, while continuing to invest in research and development to drive innovation and stay ahead of emerging trends.

    “Additionally, we will focus on strengthening partnerships and collaborations to leverage synergies and maximize our impact globally.

    “Ultimately, our goal is to solidify our position as the go-to provider for energy-efficient semiconductor solutions and contribute significantly to the ongoing efforts towards sustainability and decarbonization.”

    The winning businesses have been drawn from a diverse range of 12 sectors across 10 categories.

    Five categories have been introduced as new additions this year to ensure that businesses from all sectors could enter.

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    Marco Forgione, Director General of The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) and panel judge, added: “IceMOS Technology has emerged as a pioneer in the semiconductor industry, leveraging its innovative MEMS-based technology to redefine power efficiency worldwide.

    “Through strategic global exports, IceMOS has not only expanded its customer base but fortified the resilience of the UK semiconductor sector. With a strong focus on market diversification, IceMOS has achieved remarkable growth and now serves over 150 customers.”

    In addition to the manufacturing centre of excellence located in Belfast,  IceMOS Technology has an advanced research innovation centre in Tempe, Arizona, and a design centre in Tokyo, Japan.

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