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Innovative Micro Technology Wins 2014 R&D 100 Award for MEMS RF Switch

September 23, 2014
Innovative Micro Technology, the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, announced that R&D Magazine has selected Curled Micro Electro Mechanical Switch (CMEMS) as a winner of 2014 R&D 100 Awards. Recognized as the leader in custom MEMS, IMT optimized the process for high volume production by incorporating Cu-filled through silicon vias and hermetic wafer-level packaging.


Innovative Micro Technology and China R&D Center for Internet of Things Agree to Collaborate to Expand MEMS Ecosystem in China

September 9, 2014
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT), the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China R&D Center for Internet of Things based in Wuxi, China (CIT-China). The two organizations agree to develop a long term strategic partnership which will enable CIT-CHINA related MEMS companies to design and develop advanced MEMS devices, develop commercial capabilities, and carry out volume production using IMT’s production expertise and capacity.


Innovative Micro Technology Appoints Executive Sales Lead to Address Growing Global MEMS Market

October 1, 2013
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT), the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, today announced that Paul Pickering has joined IMT as vice president of worldwide sales to address the rapidly growing demand for MEMS devices for use in optical communications, magnetics, switching, infrared and other key markets. In this role, Mr. Pickering will be expanding the sales team, creating a stronger presence in Asia and Europe, and driving growth in global technology regions.


MEMS Industry Pioneer and Technology Visionary Kurt Petersen Joins IMT Board of Directors

April 30, 2013
IMT, the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, announced today the appointment of MEMS industry pioneer and technology visionary Dr. Kurt Petersen to the IMT board of directors. Dr. Petersen is recognized as an expert and a voice of the MEMS industry having created fundamental MEMS technology from inception.


Owl Biomedical Announces Commercial Launch of Benchtop Cell Sorters Employing IMT MEMS Chips

October 18, 2012
Owl biomedical and Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) today announced that Owl biomedical has officially launched its commercial cell sorting system (Nanosorter®) utilizing IMT’s MEMS cell sorting devices.


IMT Announces Appointment of Craig Ensley as Chief Executive Officer

January 27, 2012
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT), today announced that Craig Ensley has joined IMT as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.


Innovative Micro Technology Adds Hermetic Au-Au Bonding to Wafer-Level Packaging

March 8, 2011
IMT, a pioneer in the development and implementation of wafer level packaging, introduced its hermetic gold-to-gold (Au-Au) thermo compression bonding today.


Innovative Micro Technology Adds to Its Arsenal of Through-Silicon Via Offering

December 8, 2010
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT) announced today the addition of a new geometry point in its technology roadmap for Through Silicon Vias (TSVs).