Silicon Catalyst, the world's only startup incubator focused exclusively on semiconductor solutions, was named the Winner of the Prestigious UBM Canon’s ACE (Annual Creativity in Electronics) Awards for 2015 Startup Company of the Year. 

The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 21, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, during the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley.

The 2015 ACE Awards, presented by EE Times and EDN, showcases the best of the best in today's electronics industry, including the hottest new products, startup companies, design teams, executives and more. It celebrates the promise of new talent and innovation.

“We were honored to be recognized with this Award. It is a validation of Silicon Catalyst's unique business model whose time is now,” said company co-founder and board chairman Mike Noonen. “We were clearly in distinguished company alongside our fellow nominees. There is no more important award for us in the technology sector than the Ace Awards. It is a privilege to accept this award on behalf of our company and my fellow partners,” added Noonen.

“We are continually amazed at the level of creativity in the design, innovation and technology exemplified by these award winners,” said Suzanne Deffree, Executive Editor at UBM Canon's EDN. “The ACE Awards celebrate the highest achievements in innovation and creativity in electronics design, and selecting one organization or individual that stands out above the rest is incredibly challenging. We are pleased to be able to celebrate their achievements.” A panel of EE Times and EDN editors narrowed down the entries to three finalists in each category, based on the criteria set forth in an online submission form. Winners are determined from among the finalists by a panel of independent judges.

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