Micro-Hybrid Electronic GmbH, an international innovator in microelectronics and infrared sensors, announced its expansion to the University of Arizona (UA) Tech Park, establishing a new United States application center bringing new investment into the region. As part of the company’s growth strategy, it was imperative to expand into North America and leveraged the University of Arizona’s assets through state-of-the-art facilities at the UA Tech Park and the Soft Landings Global Advantage program at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation to propel successful market entry in the United States.
Micro-Hybrid Electronics is one of the technology leaders in the field of electronic microsystems and infrared measurement technology with five other locations worldwide. Founded in 1992 in Germany, the business creates do we need high precision sensors and components through fine-tuning development of technologies and materials, which have application in a wide range of industries.
Tucson, Arizona serves as a strategic expansion location for the business, as the region is renowned for its concentration of optical and electronic technology companies, which offers a unique ecosystem that aligns seamlessly with Micro-Hybrid Electronics’ mission to push the boundaries of electronics. Tucson, often referred to as “Optics Valley” is fueled by research, talent and expertise of the University of Arizona, a Tier One research university. This strategic expansion will enable the company to tap into the rich pool of talent, resources, and collaborative opportunities available in the region.
The expansion is expected to stimulate economic growth, contribute to the overall development of the region’s technology sector. With its unique and premium products, Micro-Hybrid will enrich the R&D opportunities of the optics and electronics community in the US. The future use of their sensors enables new applications in key industries like space, medical, mobile automation, and may others
The launch of the application center will help bridge the gap between US customers and the global application center in Germany by offering competent technical consulting in the US in order to provide customized solutions.
About Micro-Hybrid Electronics
Micro-Hybrid Electronics is one of the world market leaders in the development and production of sophisticated customer-specific electronic solutions. We have been developing and producing innovative microelectronics and infrared sensors for over 30 years. Our customers benefit from unsurpassed solutions for control tasks in difficult environmental conditions. Our portfolio ranges from ceramic substrates and housings for miniaturized electronic modules for sensor control to infrared components and sensors for temperature measurement and gas analysis as well as inertial measurements in railway and rail applications.
About University of Arizona Center for Innovation
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is a startup incubator network with outposts across the Southern Arizona region. For two decades, the program has directly served over 235 companies, impacting thousands of entrepreneurs who have attracted $105.8M in capital. This is done by providing access to people, programming, and places that help entrepreneurs take their companies from idea to market. With the mission to fuel the Arizona economy, UACI works to help scale science and tech-based startups under the scope of Tech Parks Arizona creating university-based economic impact.
About Tech Parks Arizona
Tech Parks Arizona creates the “Interactive Ground” that generates, attracts, and retains technology companies and talent in alignment with the research, mission, and goals of the University of Arizona. Tech Parks Arizona directs the UA Tech Park, the UA Tech Park at The Bridges, and the University of Arizona Center for Innovation incubator, prioritizing recruiting companies desiring connectivity to the University of Arizona.
Global Advantage creates real-world solutions by meeting the challenges that businesses face. The Global Advantage program is managed by Tech Parks Arizona through the University of Arizona (UA) Center for Innovation . Global Advantage is comprised of partners that foster international business opportunities and includes: CAID Industries, Cushman & Wakefield |PICOR, Tetakawi and Tucson Electric Power.
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