Tel Aviv University Center for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology joins Silicon Catalyst ecosystem

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Silicon Catalyst, an incubator focused on accelerating semiconductor solutions, has announced that the Tel Aviv University (TAU) Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology has joined as the newest member of its In-Kind Partner (IKP) ecosystem.

The TAU Center is focused on research and technological advancement, offering nanoscale process development and fabrication, as well as test and analysis services, which will now be available to Portfolio Companies in the Silicon Catalyst Incubator.

R&D personnel from companies in the Incubator will be able to use TAU’s equipment and professional staff to manufacture prototypes of their inventions and optimise their characteristics for various applications. The centre offers hands-on use of equipment, offering guidance and training for working with the various semiconductor equipment and materials, as well as state-of-the-art analytical and imaging capabilities.

“We are very happy to join Silicon Catalyst as an In-Kind Partner to provide start-ups with access to our broad range of advanced nanofabrication and characterization equipment and services. We believe that this partnership will help Silicon Catalyst’s companies successfully and quickly create and test prototypes of their products,” said Alice Polacsi-Segev, Managing Director, Tel Aviv University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

Silicon Catalyst has developed a support ecosystem for its semiconductor start-ups, providing a strong network of financiers, business advisors, and industry professionals who help companies to launch and scale in the market. In addition, the incubator provides privileged access to services, expertise, and intellectual property that can empower their companies’ technological innovation.

“Adding the Tel Aviv University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology to our growing roster of In-Kind Partners will provide start-ups from Israel and all over Europe access to state-of-the-art nanofabrication and characterization facilities, which are critical steps in the development of advanced semiconductor devices.

“This collaboration further enhances Silicon Catalyst’s ties with the Israeli innovation ecosystem,” stated Danny Biran, Managing Partner, Silicon Catalyst.