MIDAS is an industry led cluster consisting of industry, educational, research and government agencies, working together to assist in the development of the 'micro and nano-electronics based systems sector' in Ireland. MIDAS began in 1999 as the Microelectronics Industry Design Association with a focus mainly on the design of advanced integrated circuits. Today MIDAS aims to represent the entire value chain, as the industry evolves to deliver more complete electronic and software system solutions. MIDAS is a member of Silicon Europe which is an alliance of Europe's leading micro and nano-electronics clusters. MIDAS is the key enabler of networking opportunities that develop in our industry.
News & Events
MIDAS sponsored 7 undergraduates to attend the Data Converter course given by Professor Boris Murmann of Stanford University, at University of Limerick on 27th – 28th June 2016.
Confey College 3rd Place in the European CanSat competition. MIDAS Ireland are delighted for Confey College what a great result.
Engineers Week 2016. Peng Lim, Xilinx and MIDAS Education Sub Committee Lead introduces students to a career in Electronics and related technologies.
Our most recent MicroBrew at Rochestown Park Hotel. MIDAS gets leading people from diverse parts of our industry to speak on selected topics, in an informal and fun environment.
Speakers at the MIDAS Conference: Kevin Sherry Enterprise Ireland, Peter Simkens DSP Valley Cluster in Belgium, Donal Sullivan Tyco Irl, John Blake MIDAS Irl Chairman, Mr Micheál Martin TD Leader Fianna Fáil, Chris Kennedy Trustev, Sean Mitchell Movidius