IQE launches "OpenIQE" initiative to boost regional supply chains

06 March 2014

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Cardiff, UK. 06 Mars 2014: “IQE is one of Wales’ leading technology based company and we are delighted to support them in developing an open innovation platform and working with like-minded Welsh SMEs.  Their experience and understanding of future technologies can add real value to other Welsh companies working across key sectors, helping to support and develop supply chains.”
Dr Drew Nelson, President and CEO of IQE Group, commented:
“IQE has more than twenty-five years' experience of working closely with partners and customers worldwide to meet demanding technical specifications. We are delighted to be contributing our experience of collaborative innovation in the form of our new Open Innovation programme.
“We are confident that the Open Technology Challenge has the potential to become a key stepping stone towards the establishment of a major technology cluster in the region, as well as building stronger links to the global technology community.


IQE's Open Innovation programme is supported by the Welsh Government and European Structural Funds.


Contacts:
IQE plc +44 (0) 29 2083 9400 www.openiqe.comDeniz Powell Chris Meadows