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Pharrowtech, an imec spin-off with contributions from VUB, raises €6m

  • July 2, 2019

Pharrowtech, an imec spin-off and designer of chip and antenna solutions for high-speed wireless applications has raised more than €6 million for its Seed investment round. This ambitious investment round led by imec.xpand and Bloc Ventures with participation from imec and KBC, will allow Pharrowtech to further enhance the leading-edge capabilities of its products and prepare for high-volume production ramp-up aimed at Fixed Wireless Access, 5G, AR/VR and other bandwidth demanding wireless applications.

Wim Van Thillo, Pharrowtech CEO and co-founder: “In early 2018 we identified the emerging millimeter-wave business opportunity with a leading operator and telco equipment vendor." During the past year, the team has been focusing on taking the widely-recognized IP developed at imec with contributions from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) from development prototype into Fixed Wireless Access system demonstrator.

Read more in De Tijd.