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Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra Platform Wins Product Showdown Award at the 2022 MEMS and Sensors Executive Congress

Si-Ware’s NeoSpectra platform was recognized as the winner in the competition for the best product for Sensing as a Service.

MENLO PARK, CA (October 24, 2022) –Si-Ware, the creator of NeoSpectra material analysis solutions FT-NIR spectrometers, received the 2022 Product Showdown Award from SEMI, a global non-profit company that supports the entire semiconductor supply chain. The award was presented Wednesday, October 12th,2022, at the MEMS and Sensors Executive Congress in San Diego, California.

Si-Ware wins 2022 MSEC MEMS Product Showdown Awared. Bassam Saadany accepts the award.

SEMI is a global non-profit company that supports the entire semiconductor supply chain.  With over 2500 member companies in seven regions of the world, SEMI promotes the semiconductor industry through events, education, promotional opportunities, blogs, and industry problem-solving, along with writing and publishing over 1000 industry standards. SEMI’s MEMS and Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) focuses on the MEMS and Sensors supply chain and currently has over 180 member companies around the world.  MSIG has two main events, the MEMS and Sensors Technical Congress (MSTC), and the MEMS and Sensors Executive Congress (MSEC). 

Each year at the MSEC, companies are invited to compete for the Product Showdown award. This year, the criterion was Sensing as a Service, and 5 companies gave presentations and then live technical demonstrations, followed by the audience voting. Bassam Saadany, co-founder and CTO of Si-Ware Systems gave the presentation and then demonstrated the NeoSpectra platform for on-site analysis of food, feed, and agricultural products. Si-Ware Systems won the award with almost 1/3 of the votes tallied, beating other MEMS products in environmental, health, and audio applications.

“It is a great honor to receive this award from MSEC,” said Bassam. “In this dynamic field with many companies using cutting-edge technologies to solve a variety of difficult problems, we are very proud to be recognized as a leader in developing an affordable hi-performance sensing platform that provides real value to our customers.”

Youssri Helmy, CEO of Si-Ware Systems continued, “This award is a recognition of the team and Si-Ware who took a ground-breaking technical achievement in our MEMS FT-NIR spectrometer and created an innovative, user-friendly platform that provides anyone with accurate quality analysis from anywhere. The NeoSpectra by Si-Ware platform is already helping food, feed, and agricultural producers around the globe improve production efficiency and reduce waste.”


About SEMI
SEMI® connects more than 2,500 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA), the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group(MSIG) and SOI Consortium are SEMI Strategic Technology Communities. Visit, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter to learn more.

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