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Comptek Solutions shortlisted as “one to watch” in Spinoff prize by Nature Research and Merck

Today, Comptek Solutions has been selected as one of the 44 world top science- based spinoff companies and one of the only two from the semiconductor industry, in the inaugural Spinoff Prize competition organized by the prestigious Nature Research, part of Springer Nature, and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company.

“We are excited to be identified as a clear frontrunner in the semiconductor industry. This is an outstanding recognition for the technology developed by the Comptek team in the field of compound semiconductors, especially when so few companies outside of the medical or life sciences fields made it to the list. Being identified and selected by an important organization such as Nature research tells a lot about the relevance and the importance of the technology developed as well as the viability of our business plan. We believe our innovation will power the next wave of semiconductor devices ” says Jouko Lång, CTO and co-founder of Comptek Solutions, and main inventor of the technology. “We are grateful and thankful to Nature and Merck for having included our company among the ones to watch on this first edition of the Spinoff Prize”

The Spinoff Prize has been established by Nature Research in partnership with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The prize aims to provide visibility and support for academic entrepreneurs and their companies, worldwide. Richard Hughes, VP, Publishing, Nature Research Partnerships, said: “We are delighted to have received so many strong applications from university spinoffs worldwide. By featuring the most promising companies in Nature, we hope to raise their profiles. We encourage potential collaborators, partners or investors to get in touch with the founders to build relationships”

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