Advisory Board

The Advisory Board plays a vital role and brings value to the management of the Programme through; complementary expertise, commercial relevance and advocacy. Updated upon progress and meeting once a year the Advisory Board provides wider technical advice and ensures that PRiME maintains its international relevance. Topics discussed within the Board include; routes for potential exploitation and the addition of further commercial collaborators.

Furthermore, three eminent international scientists; Professor G. DeMicheli, EPFL, digital systems, Professor J. Wawrzynek, Berkeley, architectures, and Professor P. Kelly, Imperial College, software technology, serve as independent Scientific Advisors and members of PRiME’s Advisory Board.

ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.

Team Members

Stephan Diestelhorst
Advisory Board Member
Andreas Hansson
Advisory Board Member
Shidhartha Das
Professor David Flynn

Imagination Technologies – a global leader in multimedia and communication technologies – creates and licenses market-leading processor solutions for graphics, video, and display, embedded processing, multi-standard communications and connectivity, and cross-platform V.VoIP & VoLTE.

Team Members

Imagination Team Member (TBF)
Advisory Board Member

Intel Programmable Solutions Group (formerly Altera) is at the forefront of technology innovation, providing customers programmable solutions for leading-edge electronic systems that are shaping our modern world. As Altera, Intel PSG has been supplying the industry with access to the latest programmable logic, process technologies, IP cores and development tools for more than 30 years.

Team Members

Peter Brookes
Advisory Board Member
Mark Dickinson
Advisory Board Member
Clive Davies
Advisory Board Member

Founded in 1991, Microsoft Research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. Scientists and engineers focus on more than 55 areas of computing and openly collaborate with leading academic, government, and industry researchers to advance the state of the art of computing.

Team Members

Judith Bishop
Advisory Board Member
Kenji Takeda
Advisory Board Member

NXP Semiconductors (formerly Freescale) is a world leading Integrated Circuit and Systems design company. NXP enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

Team Members

Derek Beattie
Advisory Board Member

EPSRC is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, and primary sponsor of PRiME. The Council invests more than £800 million a year in a broad range of subjects – from mathematics to materials science, and from information technology to structural engineering.

Team Members

Dr Sarah Newman
EPSRC Portfolio Manager

NMI is the active industry association representing the UK Electronic Systems, Microelectronics and Semiconductor Communities. With a growing membership (currently 270 organisations), our objective is to aid the development of a sustainable, world-leading UK based industry by building a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for both commercial and technological development.

Team Members

Alastair McGibbon
Advisory Board Member
John Moor
Advisory Board Member

The KTN links new ideas and opportunities with expertise, markets and finance through our network of businesses, universities, funders and investors. From agri-food to autonomous systems and from energy to design, KTN combines in-depth knowledge in all sectors with the ability to cross boundaries. KTN is a network partner of Innovate UK

Team Members

Simon Yarwood
Advisory Board Member