MIDAS Ireland (Microelectronics Industry Design Association) is an industry led partnership consisting of microelectronics companies, educational / research institutions and government agencies working together to address common challenges and assist the development of the microelectronics sector in Ireland. Total employment is over 8,000 and the sector contributes around €12 Billion annually to Irish exports. 25%, or 2,000, of these jobs are in high value added knowledge intensive Research and Development positions. There are over 60 companies in the sector, which include most of the world’s leading microelectronics multi-nationals, as well as a growing number of indigenous Irish start-ups.
News & Events
MIDAS Microbrew at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork
Engineers Week 2016. Peng Lim, Xilinx and MIDAS Education Sub Committee Lead introduces students to a career in Electronics and related technologies.
Attendees at the MIDAS Ireland training course in Analog IC Design to Under Graduates. Sponsors include Analog Devices, Xilinx, On-Semiconductor, Intel, MCCI, IEEE-SSCS and MIDAS. Instructor: Dr. Kaveh Hosseini. Venue: UCC
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