Why MEMS matters

By Karen Lightman, MEMS Industry Group Originally posted on MicroManufacturing “Manufacturing matters,” as Bennett Harrison, my graduate advisor at Carnegie Mellon University, used to say. It was a main theme of The Deindustrialization of America, a book he co-authored with Barry Bluestone describing the demise of manufacturing jobs in the United States. Today, as I […]

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Registration now open for MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2012!

March 20, 2012 | Zurich, Switzerland | Hotel Novotel Zurich Airport Messe MEMS Industry Group is pleased to announce MEMS Executive Congress® Europe. The European edition of MEMS Executive Congress explores the global connection of the MEMS supply chain. This one-day executive event features an opening presentation by MIG Managing Director Karen Lightman, panels, keynote […]

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MEMS Makes a New Future for Mobile Devices at 2012 CES

MEMS Industry Group Invites Press to First MEMS TechZone, with Akustica, Bosch Sensortec, Freescale Semiconductor, VTI Technologies, WiSpry Co-exhibiting 2012 International CES Booth #25218 PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) devices, miniature, intelligent machines about the thickness of a human hair, are changing the way that consumers interact with mobile electronics. MEMS frees users to toggle between […]

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Karen’s Blog from Livingston Securities – Seventh Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference

By Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group There is nothing more magical than seeing the tree at Rockefeller Center at Christmas time. That magic must have worked its way at 30 Rock into the audience of the Seventh Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference. There was definitely something in the air (magic nanoparticles?), because there was […]

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Karen Lightman, MEMS Industry Group, Presents MEMS Market Opportunities at 7th Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference

PITTSBURGH, Dec 06, 2011 — Micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) is in the mainstream. While changing the way that we interact with the world around us, MEMS also presents promising new investment opportunities in consumer electronics and mobile communications, biomedical/healthcare, automotive and energy. That’s the topic of Karen Lightman’s presentation to attendees of the 7th annual Livingston […]

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