What is the product/service about?
Turning each light point into a 6G micro-cell to be utilized by mobile operators in order to resolve all the issues affecting 5G, including limited capacity,cost, high energy requirements and electromagnetic waves health hazard. In the process, Ledcom has been develping the most energy efficient LED driver,a fundamental step toward the 6GMC project.
Where did the project idea come from?
Founders’ deep experience in both telecommunications and lighting markets and technology.
Why did you select that specific target country?
The US is the largest lighting and telecoms market in the world,plus some of the technology partners like NXP. Marvell,IDT/Renesas are based or have their technology departments in Austin (Texas)
Who are your partners in the target country?
Eastman Partners LLC, they include experience semiconductor and telecoms personnel who are able to help us analyse the market end the technology requirements.In addition,they are based in Austin,where our main technology vendors are.
What is your long term vision for your company working in your chosen partner country?
Once the lnnowwide project is complete,they will be able to support us with the development of the first prototype and support us for the set up of US base operations.
What impact do you believe INNOWWIDE will have on your company?
Excellent impact. Despite Covid, it will have given us the possibility to analyse the US market from both a marketing/business and product development point of view,allowing for a fast future expansion in the territory.
Can you offer any advice or guidance to others looking to apply for INNOWWIDE grants?
Make sure your local partner is of the right level and experience, it is a great opportunity for start-up with serious international ambition.