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Arkessa connects Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications developers to the IoT, regardless of location, network operator or wireless technology. We provide enterprises with a secure and future-proof mobility platform that is easy to adopt, integrate and scale. Our managed services include: -multi-network cellular with first time connect capability global roaming -international data plans with localised tariffs -secure enterprise integration and resilient mobile broadband solutions We future-proof connectivity choices by aggregating multiple global mobile networks and technologies into a single service – cellular (2G, 3G, 4G), satellite and the emerging low power wide-area (LPWAN) radio technologies. We ensure IoT devices can connect out-of-the-box and operate anywhere on the planet. This simplifies design, manufacturing, logistics and sales. In a world of mass urbanisation, we enable urban IoT solutions which will help create sustainable smart cities.

Cambridge Ahead is a business and academic member group dedicated to the successful growth of Cambridge and its region in the long term.
The group aims to represent the city’s business community and its partners who share its vision, by offering soundly-based opinion and be an advocate for Cambridge to local and national governments about the opportunities and needs of the region. Cambridge Ahead is politically non-aligned. At any one time Cambridge Ahead will have up to five specific initiatives with defined objectives and measurable outcomes. One of these is the CA Connectivity Group.
Some of the largest and most influential organisations in the Cambridge region make up Cambridge Ahead’s membership, including ARM, AstraZeneca, Addenbrookes and Marshall of Cambridge.

Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) operates as part of a national network of 15 AHSNs, established by NHS England, with a remit to support the adoption of innovations that benefit the health and wealth of the Eastern region.
We help create, accelerate and deploy solutions that positively impact upon real health and care problems today.
We don’t work alone. Our connected network brings together innovators, expert practitioners, researchers, citizens and staff from across health and care communities. Working collectively to address these challenges provides great opportunity and great necessity.

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With its headquarters in San Jose, CA, and approximately 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

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The LPWAN IoT Boost Programme is actively seeking sponsors to support the provision of events and services for the competition winners.

This Programme is high profile, with ample opportunity to connect your organisation’s brand with new technology development in LPWAN/LoRaWAN, as well as in the support of new developments to solve challenges in:

  • Transport
  • Air Quality Monitoring
  • Primary Prevention of Ill Health in Older People
  • Digital Buildings
  • Other societal challenges relevant to the Cambridge region

Sponsors will benefit from:

  1. Supporting practical solutions to real problems in Cambridge
      • Working alongside key partners and “problem owners” utilising an installed LoRaWAN network
      • Gaining prominence and profile in Cambridge
      • Supporting local events focused on technology solutions and participate in selection and judging panels
  2. Visibility and engagement with innovative SMEs and ideas
      • Possibility of partnership and investment
      • Supporting SMEs with your own technology solutions
  3. Prominence through a national programme, as LPWAN IoT Boost will be
      • Marketed nationally by the Catapult network
      • Integrated with CW national programmes of events
      • Linked to the 'Things Connected' London programme and other LP-WAN Boost programmes throughout the country