Avnet : and HKSTP Launch iDM2 Micro-Electronics Development Program in Mainland China

DONGGUAN, CHINA – Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT), a primary worldwide technological innovation distributor and alternatives company, and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) these days introduced the start of the iDM2Micro-Electronics Node (iDM2) in Dongguan, Guangdong province. The FPGA-concentrated system was intended to travel technological innovation and strategic rising industries in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area by means of nurturing engineering talent and supporting the expansion of begin-ups.

Peter Mok, Head of Bigger Bay Place of HKSTP, Arthur Chung, Vice President of Revenue and Supplier Management at Avnet Asia Pacific and representatives from Dongguan Science and Technologies Bureau, Dongguan Songshan Lake Hi-Tech Industrial Improvement Zone Administrative Committee, Binhaiwan Bay Place Administrative Committee, and the Countrywide Innovation Institute for Fantastic Engineers of New Generation Info Technology attended the start ceremony.

iDM2refers to Strategies, Layout, Producing and Market place, 4 pillars covering crucial phases in the whole industrial chain. iDM2 Micro-Electronics Nodeis a new challenge jointly created by Avnet and HKSTP that focuses on teaching complex FPGA skills on using microelectronic structure to assist innovative higher-tech enterprises, especially start out-ups, accelerate item layout and R&D, streamline exploration and development cycles, and reduce charges.

The software launches in Dongguan with a sequence of schooling programs. Just about every courses lasts about 3 months and will begin throughout spring and summer time. Avnet will invite leading gurus of embedded processors and microelectronics to keep programs for younger technical talents and college students, and practice capable FPGA engineers through developing an superior complex coaching industry chain. In the long term, Avnet also will provide support for the deployment, industrialization and marketing and advertising of unique initiatives to thoroughly deal with the needs of enterprises in the Greater Bay Space.

Because 2019, Avnet and HKSTP began their collaboration and have jointly organized the iDM2 Micro-Electronics Node teaching plan in Hong Kong. Each program consists of 6 periods and lasts for three months, all through which Avnet supplied contributors with a growth kit featuring the AMD-Xilinx FPGA architecture. The study course covers programming and cloud computing, motor control and intelligent transportation, synthetic intelligence, significant knowledge evaluation, laptop or computer eyesight and a lot more. About 70 engineering skills have benefitted from the plan and ended up specially educated to deliver assist for the reindustrialization of Hong Kong, and the improvement of Hong Kong’s electronics manufacturing market.

At the launch ceremony, Peter Mok, Head of Better Bay Location, HKSTP, stated, “As the top organization incubator in Hong Kong, HKSTP hopes to perform hand in hand with our field partners, such as Avnet, to open up new horizons for the iDM2 Micro-Electronics Nodeand cultivate a new era of talents for technological innovation and vigorous enhancement in the Larger Bay Place.”

Arthur Chung, Vice President of Product sales and Provider Administration at Avnet Asia Pacific, stated, “We are happy to operate with HKSTP to bring the iDM2 Micro-Electronics Nodeto Mainland China. We are committed to offering top quality education for foreseeable future leaders, and supporting neighborhood begin-ups enhance their style and progress capabilities, renovate their scientific and technological achievements into marketable final results, and completely grasp the new alternatives brought by built-in progress in the Better Bay Place.”

Avnet will continue to leverage its strategic ecosystem and system benefits to assistance vital industrial chain phases like style, creation, marketing and advertising and sales for enterprises in the Increased Bay Space and assistance scale the region’s enhancement with enhanced enterprise, talent, and product competitiveness.

About Avnet

As a foremost international engineering distributor and answers company, Avnet has served customers’ evolving demands for an full century. We assistance buyers at each stage of a product’s lifecycle, from strategy to design and from prototype to manufacturing. Our distinctive placement at the center of the technology price chain enables us to speed up the layout and offer levels of merchandise enhancement so consumers can recognize income more rapidly. Decade right after decade,Avnet assists its clients and suppliers around the earth comprehend the transformative alternatives of technologies. Master much more about Avnet at www.avnet.com/apac.

About Hong Kong Science and Know-how Parks Company

Hong Kong Science and Engineering Parks Company (HKSTP) has for 20 many years dedicated to constructing up Hong Kong as an worldwide innovation and technology hub to propel results for area and world pioneers currently and tomorrow. HKSTP has recognized a flourishing I&T ecosystem that is household to three unicorns and Hong Kong’s major R&D hub with around 12,000 investigation specialists and about 1,200 know-how firms targeted on healthtech, AI and robotics, fintech and smart metropolis technologies.

Recognized in 2001, we bring in and nurture expertise, accelerate and commercialise innovation and engineering for entrepreneurs on their journey of development in Hong Kong, to the Bigger Bay Area, Asia and beyond. Our

rising innovation ecosystem is constructed about our vital spots of Hong Kong Science Park in Shatin, InnoCentre in Kowloon Tong and a few modern-day INNOPARKs in Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Lengthy. The 3 INNOPARKs are realising a eyesight of re-industrialisation for Hong Kong. The target is sectors like innovative production, electronics and biotechnology are being reimagined for a new generation of industry.

By means of our infrastructure, solutions, knowledge and community of partnerships, HKSTP will assistance establish innovation and technological know-how as a pillar of expansion for Hong Kong, whilst reinforcing Hong Kong’s global I&T hub position as a launchpad for world progress at the coronary heart of the GBA innovation powerhouse.

Much more details about HKSTP is out there at www.hkstp.org.

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