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Tech Talk: tackling wireless power transfer with metamaterials

by Nedko Ivanov
19/09/2018

If you are planning to attend Metanano 2018 in Sochi this September, come along and hear first-hand from our head of Science and Technology, Dr Irina Khromova, about the latest advancements in metamaterials. Metanano 2018 is an annual international conference on metamaterials and nanophotonics and covers all aspects of metamaterials from quantum phenomena and nanophotonics to MRI and microwave applications. The event takes place at the Sirius Art and Science Park in Sochi, Russia from Monday 17 – Friday 21 September 2018... Read more...

Metaboards announces the appointment of Nimrata Boora as CFO

by Nedko Ivanov
19/08/2018

Oxford-based metamaterials start-up Metaboards has today announced the appointment of Nimrata Boora as its Chief Financial Officer. Boora joins Metaboards with significant experience in senior financial positions at technology companies including HiWave Technologies and most recently, Redux, where she contributed to a successful exit for the company in August 2017. Her arrival ensures the company has the executive team to drive future growth. Commenting on the appointment, Metaboards CEO Nedko Ivanov said: “Nimrata’s extensive background in corporate finance and strategy, combined with... Read more...

Metaboards names Dennis O’Donovan as VP of Operations and Supply Chain

by Nedko Ivanov
19/07/2018

Oxford-based metamaterials start-up Metaboards has today announced the appointment of consumer electronics veteran Dennis O’Donovan as Vice President of Operations and Supply Chain. O’Donovan joins the company with more than 30 years of experience in the consumer electronics sector where he has contributed to the success of global organisations and technology start-ups. Metaboards CEO Nedko Ivanov comments on the appointment: “Dennis’ proven track record in multiple disciplines including supply chain, sourcing, operational management, R&D and programme management make him ideal for this... Read more...

Metaboards strengthens management team

by Nedko Ivanov
19/06/2018

Oxford-based metamaterials start-up Metaboards has today announced the appointment of Ben Bartram as its Head of Engineering. The appointment represents Metaboards’ continued commitment to bringing to market its next generation technology and bolstering the management team. Bartram joins Metaboards with more than 20 years of engineering experience focusing on the mobile technology industry at companies including Motorola, Sony Ericsson and Qualcomm. Commenting on the appointment, Metaboards CEO Nedko Ivanov said: “Ben’s appointment reflects the company’s commitment in bringing to market our revolutionary,... Read more...

Metaboards secures 5 million funding

by Nedko Ivanov
19/06/2018

Oxford-based metamaterials start-up Metaboards has today announced an investment of $5 million led by science equity investor, Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI) with additional funds from investors RT Capital Management Inc and Woodford Investment Management Ltd. The financing will be used to fund Metaboards’ continued expansion and to bring to market its patented, state-of-the-art wireless charging technology. Metaboards was founded in 2016 by researchers from Oxford University focusing on Metamaterials, currently one of the most dynamic scientific research areas. Metamaterials are made up of compound... Read more...

Tech Talk: Harnessing magneto-inductive waves for wireless power transfer

by tristan
14/06/2018

If you are planning to attend the IEEE MTT-S Wireless Power Transfer Conference this week in Montreal, please come along to hear first-hand from our head of Science and Technology, Dr Irina Khromova, about the latest developments in wireless power technology. The topical wireless power transfer event brings together scientists and developers from academia and industry around the world. Khromova’s session, titled “Harnessing magneto-inductive waves for wireless power transfer” will take place on Wednesday 6 June 2018 at 10:15 in room L-1710. The... Read more...