GaNFast Power IC Technology Beats 100+ Challengers

EL SEGUNDO, California— (PRWeb) – Navitas Semiconductor announced today that it was awarded the Shanghai Zhangjiang 895 and Zhangjiang Science City · ICV Pioneer Alliance “Innovation Star” Award on December 19, 2019. The company’s highly-integrated, speed-optimized, next-generation gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology replaces old, slow silicon switches to enable a new generation of fast-charging mobile adapters for smartphones, tablets and laptops from 27W to 300W+. 

The roadshow focuses on the development of the IC industry and was hosted by Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech. In this 8th season of the competition, Navitas stood out from more than a hundred projects to became one of 25 approved entrants. After three months of professional selection, Navitas qualified for the final eight “Starting from the Core Demo Day”. Over 80 technical and investment experts then reviewed and critiqued the Navitas’ GaNFast power IC approach.

Dajun HE, general manager of Zhangjiang Hi-Tech said: “Navitas Semiconductor has demonstrated its core strength with its innovative GaNFast power IC technology, advanced company organization and deep market understanding, and has won recognition from us and from large professional investment institutions, earning the “Innovation Star” award by outstanding performance and strength.”

Zhangjiang Hi-Tech signed an investment-intent agreement with Navitas Semiconductor at the event, committing to free office space and free talent housing, and the group looks forward to additional cooperation with Navitas Semiconductor in the future.

Yingjie ZHA, General Manager of Navitas Semiconductor China, expressed “Great thanks to Zhangjiang Hi-Tech for organizing this 895 IC special session for industry investment and financial matchmaking, resource provision, and IC enterprise special courses after the start of business. From training to participating in the final round, each link is inseparable from the tremendous efforts and support of organizer Zhangjiang Hi-Tech. As a third-generation semiconductor material, GaN has graduated from the laboratory to industry adoption and commercial acceptance, and Navitas Semiconductor is honored to receive the Demo Day Innovation Star. We thank the expert review team, investment institutions and Zhangjiang Hi-Tech for their strong support!”

About Navitas:

Navitas Semiconductor Inc. is the world’s first and only GaN Power IC company, founded in 2014 and based in El Segundo, CA, USA. Navitas has a strong and growing team of power semiconductor industry experts with a combined 200 years of experience in materials, devices, applications, systems and marketing, plus a proven record of innovation with over 200 patents among its founders. GaN power ICs monolithically integrate power, analog and logic circuits to enable faster charging, higher power density and greater energy savings for mobile, consumer, enterprise, eMobility and new energy markets.

About Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech:

Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park Development Co., Ltd. was officially listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in April 1996, and is a key element of the Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation Center. Zhangjiang Hi-Tech takes technology investment banking as its strategic development direction, and strives to create new industrial real-estate operators, future-oriented high-tech industry integrators and technology and financial integration service providers. Efforts are made to seek organic integration and coordinated development of industrial real-estate and industrial investment businesses, and conduct value discovery in connection with the capital market. Efforts to become a leader and new benchmark for the development and operation of domestic high-tech parks, and play a key brand effect and core leading role in the innovation and leading of industrial parks, the creation of industrial space and corporate services.


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