Press Releases

IMT Partners with Silicon Catalyst to Provide MEMS Technology and Manufacturing to Portfolio Companies that are Developing IoT Sensors

November 3, 2015
Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) the largest pure-play MEMS manufacturer in the USA, announced today the signing of a partner agreement with Silicon Catalyst, the world’s only startup incubator focused exclusively on semiconductor solutions. The partnership with Silicon Catalyst offers the unique opportunity for IMT to provide MEMS related technical consulting, manufacturing expertise and prototypes to the Silicon Catalyst portfolio of startup companies that are considering MEMS sensors and solutions.

IMT and Peking University Jointly Enable the Acceleration of MEMS Technology Solutions in the United States and China Markets

October 28, 2015
Innovative Micro Technology (IMT), the largest provider of MEMS technology and manufacturing services in the United States, is proud to announce the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Peking University. The agreement is intended to create a framework for the two organizations to work together on technology development and MEMS manufacturing as well as promote MEMS technology to undergraduate and graduate studies within Peking University.

Innovative Micro Technology Wins 2014 R&D 100 Award for MEMS RF Switch

September 23, 2014
Innovative Micro Technology, the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, announced that R&D Magazine has selected Curled Micro Electro Mechanical Switch (CMEMS) as a winner of 2014 R&D 100 Awards. Recognized as the leader in custom MEMS, IMT optimized the process for high volume production by incorporating Cu-filled through silicon vias and hermetic wafer-level packaging.

Innovative Micro Technology and China R&D Center for Internet of Things Agree to Collaborate to Expand MEMS Ecosystem in China

September 9, 2014
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT), the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China R&D Center for Internet of Things based in Wuxi, China (CIT-China). The two organizations agree to develop a long term strategic partnership which will enable CIT-CHINA related MEMS companies to design and develop advanced MEMS devices, develop commercial capabilities, and carry out volume production using IMT’s production expertise and capacity.

Innovative Micro Technology Appoints Executive Sales Lead to Address Growing Global MEMS Market

October 1, 2013
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT), the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, today announced that Paul Pickering has joined IMT as vice president of worldwide sales to address the rapidly growing demand for MEMS devices for use in optical communications, magnetics, switching, infrared and other key markets. In this role, Mr. Pickering will be expanding the sales team, creating a stronger presence in Asia and Europe, and driving growth in global technology regions.

MEMS Industry Pioneer and Technology Visionary Kurt Petersen Joins IMT Board of Directors

April 30, 2013
IMT, the largest pure-play Micro-Electro-Mechanical systems (MEMS) foundry in the US, announced today the appointment of MEMS industry pioneer and technology visionary Dr. Kurt Petersen to the IMT board of directors. Dr. Petersen is recognized as an expert and a voice of the MEMS industry having created fundamental MEMS technology from inception.

Owl Biomedical Announces Commercial Launch of Benchtop Cell Sorters Employing IMT MEMS Chips

October 18, 2012
Owl biomedical and Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) today announced that Owl biomedical has officially launched its commercial cell sorting system (Nanosorter®) utilizing IMT’s MEMS cell sorting devices.

IMT Announces Appointment of Craig Ensley as Chief Executive Officer

January 27, 2012
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT), today announced that Craig Ensley has joined IMT as President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

Innovative Micro Technology Adds Hermetic Au-Au Bonding to Wafer-Level Packaging

March 8, 2011
IMT, a pioneer in the development and implementation of wafer level packaging, introduced its hermetic gold-to-gold (Au-Au) thermo compression bonding today.

Innovative Micro Technology Adds to Its Arsenal of Through-Silicon Via Offering

December 8, 2010
Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. (IMT) announced today the addition of a new geometry point in its technology roadmap for Through Silicon Vias (TSVs).

Affinity Biosensors Selects Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) as Foundry Partner for Volume Production of MEMS Particle Mass Sensor

July 12, 2010
Affinity Biosensors and Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. entered into a strategic foundry partnership today for volume production of suspended mass resonator (SMR) MEMS devices enabling particle measurement in fluidic solutions with femtogram resolution.

Capella and IMT Collaborate to Enable Next-Generation MEMS WSS Switches

March 15, 2010
Capella Intelligent Subsystems, Inc. and Innovative Micro Technology, Inc. announced today the formation of a strategic foundry relationship for the next-generation high performance MEMS-based Wavelength Selective Switches (WSS)