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MicroTech 2020 has been postponed until 16th September 2020

Due to the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone the MicroTech Conference from 19th March 2020 to 16th September 2020 * for this year only, still to be held at RAL, Harwell Campus (* provisional date – subject to confirmation).

All details will remain unchanged with regards speaker agenda, venue, exhibitors and activities planned throughout the day.

Tickets pre-registered for the event are valid for the new date.

The event will revert back to its normal schedule in the first half of the year from 2021.

We shall look forward to seeing you in September. We will be in touch in due course with further details.

Please do not hesitate to contact the IMAPS-UK Office if you need any further information.

CSA Catapult Professional Development Course on Advanced Packaging Technologies and Methodologies

The Compound Semiconductor Applications (CSA) Catapult is organising an intensive two day Professional Development course on “Advanced Packaging Technologies and Methodologies for Compound Semiconductors” on 24th and 25th March 2020 at their facility in Newport, South Wales. The course, run by Andy Longford, will cover the details of electronic packaging requirements for RF, Photonics and Power applications, including demonstrations of state of the art die attach and interconnection processes.

Please click HERE to book your place on the Professional Development course or download the course outline below.

CSA Catapult - Professional Development Course (12 downloads)

RelQual 2020: Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly Workshop Event Report

This IMAPS-UK organised RelQual 2020: Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly Workshop and sponsored by Nordson Dage was held at TWI, Abington, Cambridge on 6 February 2020 explored many aspects of New Product Introduction and the challenges faced by the micro-electronics industry in satisfying more demanding customer needs.

Download a copy of the event report

RelQual 2020: Workshop Report (13 downloads)

For those interested in an in-depth course to drive failure rate reduction in electronic products, Martin Shaw of Reliability Solutions is organising a 2 day Seminar entitled “Set Up and Manage World Class Reliability Programme” in Manchester on 12-13th May 2020. Discounts are available for early-bird (before 15th March 2020) and multiple bookings.

Please click HERE for more details on the seminar or download the course brochure below.

Reliability Solutions – Manchester Seminar

Manchester Reliability Seminar (13 downloads)

MfHE 2019 Event report

This IMAPS-UK organised Micro-Electronics Packaging for Harsh Environments Conference held at the Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell on 28 November 2019 provided guidance for designers and engineers to select suitable electronic packaging materials and processes for extreme environment applications.

Download a copy of the event report HERE.

Job Vacancies at API Technologies

Role:Product Design Engineers – Packaging and/or Optics

IMAPS-UK corporate member,API Technologies is looking to recruit a number of Product Design Engineers  in Packaging and Optics

They are looking for a talented Product Design Engineer to join their Engineering Team where you will provide technical design and layout expertise for both customer and internal released and development products.
Your main responsibilities and duties will include:
 – To define, design and develop Opto electronic products for harsh environment applications
 – Define and develop Opto electronics manufacturing processes
 – Define and develop Opto electronics testing systems & methods
 – Define and develop optical fibre interconnects
 – Manufacture of prototype products
 – Perform and report verification testing of prototype product
 – Transfer products from NPI to Manufacture
 – Undertake identified aspects of the design and development of new products
 – Actively improve or optimise aspects of design, function or processing of existing key products
 – Support other departments with urgent issues relating to existing designs or testing, and to formulate effective solutions

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Michael Larkins, HR Officer, API Technologies Corp.

Download the vacancy details HERE:

Strictly No Agencies


21 January 2019

Job Vacancy for a Sales Manager – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

Role:Sales Manager – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

IMAPS-UK corporate member, Inseto is looking to recruit a specialist full time Sales Manager to develop and grow the Company’s Semiconductor manufacturing equipment and material sales throughout the UK, Ireland and Nordic regions.

The products include wafers, mask aligners, coaters, developers, wafer bonders, metrology systems, plasma systems, probe stations and furnaces etc. The successful candidate would ideally have previous sales experience of high precision equipment used in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

This role will involve extensive travel to customers throughout the UK, Ireland & Nordic region, plus visits to our global supply chain for customer demonstrations, training and other meetings etc.

The successful candidate should be a self-motivated, conscientious and professional individual, who will complement our team and further enhance the Company’s profile.

The position has a competitive salary and benefits package, plus the potential to develop within the Company.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Download the vacancy details HERE

Strictly No Agencies


December 2018