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NEWS

APRIL 2020: VALIDATION OF AN R&D PROJECT FOR IDNEO
Recently the company IDNEO located in Barcelona has signed a contract for the validation of a power converter included a newer R&D project for the automotive sector.

SEPTEMBER 2018: PRELIMINARY R&D PROJECT FOR IDNEO
Recently the company IDNEO de Barcelona has signed a contract for the realization of a preliminary project for the design of a power converter for the automotive sector.

MARCH 2020: MANUFACTURING COLLABORATION WITH MEGATHERM
Megatherm has collaborated with SiCtech Induction for manufacturing Solid State Radio Frequency Power Supplies using Smart SiCFET module Technology. These power supplies will be used for manufacturing the SiCTREAT (High & Radio Frequency Heat Treatment) and SiCWELD (High & Radio Frequency Tube & Pipe weilding).

JULY 2019: MEGATHERM AGREEMENT
On May 31, 2019, the Indian company MEGATHERM and the Spanish company SiCtech Induction have signed a framework cooperation agreement through which MEGATHERM will incorporate the technology developed by SiCtech Induction into its medium and high frequency products. The geographical areas of the agreement include India, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

NOVEMBER 2018: COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA (SUNRISE III)
SiCtech Induction collaborates with the Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Valencia in the development of power electronics for the IMaX+ and SCIP instruments of the international scientific mission SUNRISE III, which will study the sun by carrying the instruments aboard a stratospheric balloon.

Scientists from Germany, Spain, the USA and Japan collaborate in this mission. The stratospheric balloon will be launched from the base of the Swedish Space Corporation in Kiruna (Sweden).

MARCH 2020: PARTICIPATION IN THE 6ACHTSE 2020
6TH ASIAN CONFERENCE ON HEAT TREATMENT & SURFACE ENGINEERING
SiCtech Induction is participating in the 6th Asian Conference & Expo on Heating Treatment and Surface Engineering located in the Chennai Trade Centre (India), from 5-7 March 2020. Enrique Dede (CEO), presented the Sictech Induction’s products where experts from industry and academia will give their insight into their speciality in the field of power electronics and will talk about new developments and technologies.

5-7 March 2020 - Chennai (India)

Prof. Dede, CEO of SiCtech presented the invited paper:

SMART SICFET MODULES FOR HIGH FREQUENCY INDUCTION HEAT TREATMENT AND TUBE WELDING APPLICATIONS

AUGUST 2019
3-5 August 2019 - Louyang (China):
CHINA HEAT TREATMENT CONFERENCE
Prof. Dede, Chairman of the Corporate Technology Board of SiCtech presented the invited paper:

SIC TECHNOLOGY FOR INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS

JUNE 2019
26-28 June 2019 - Shanghai (China):
On June 26th, Prof. Dede, Member of the Boards of Directors of PCIM-Asia, chaired the key note presentation by Prof. Drazen Dujic (Power Electronics Laboratory, EPFL- University Lausanne, Switzerland) entitled:

ELECTRIC VEHICLES CHARGING-AN ULTRAFAST OVERVIEW


JUNE 2019
05-07 June 2019 - Bardolino (Italy):
HEAT TREATMENT & SURFACE ENGINEERING FOR AUTOMOTIVE CONFERENCE
Prof. Dede, Chairman of the Corporate Technology Board of SiCtech presented the regular paper

NEW COMPACT 100 KW HF INVERTER FOR A WIDE RANGE OF INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS


JUNE 2019
22-24 May 2019- Padova (Italy)
HEATING BY ELECTROMAGNETIC SOURCES CONFERENCE (HES2019)
Prof. Dede, Chairman of the Corporate Technology Board of SiCtech presented the paper

A NEW VISION ON CONVERTER TECHNOLOGY FOR INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS


MAY 2019
22-24 May 2019 - Padova (Italy):
HEATING BY ELECTROMAGNETIC SOURCES CONFERENCE (HES2019)
Prof. Dede, Chairman of the Corporate Technology Board of SiCtech presented the invited paper

FUTURE TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN INDUCTION HEATING CONVERTER TECHNOLOGY

MAY 2019
14-16 May 2019 - Stockholm ( Sweden):
INTERNATIONAL WIDE BAND GAP POWER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS WORKSHOP (SCAPE 2019)
Prof. Dede, Chairman of the Corporate Technology Board of SiCtech presented the invited paper

SiC ULTRA-COMPACT SMART INVERTER MODULE FOR INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS


APRIL 2019: PCIM-EUROPE CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
Prof. Dede and Prof. Jordán presented the PCIM -EUROPE Seminar:

"POWER INVERTER TECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL INDUCTION HEATING”

Covering the topics on Inverter Technology for Industrial Induction Heating Applications with the following topics: Fundamentals of Inverter Technology for Induction Heating, their Switches and its Commutation as well as an Introduction to Series and Parallel Inverters.

Please visit the PCIM website for more information: PCIM-EUROPE
Download the Conference program with this link: PCIM2019_Conference_Program_WEB.pdf

MARCH 2019
26,27 March 2019-Munich ( Germany):
ECPE SIC & GAN FORUM: POTENTIAL OF WIDEBAND SEMICONDUCTORS IN POWER ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS
Prof. Dede, Chairman of the Corporate Technology Board of SiCtech presented the invited paper

SiC FOR INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS


JUNE 2018: PCIM-ASIA
Enrique Dede, presented at the conference PCIM-Asia 2018 the invited conference "A Vision on Industrial Induction Heating Converter Technology: Trends and Challenges", in which the author presented his vision for the development of power electronics in general for the next few years, as well as in the field of inverter technology for Induction Heating.

OCTOBER 2019: FAIR HÄRTEREI KONGRESS 2019 (COLONIA)
SiCtech Induction will present at the Härterei Kongress in Cologne (22th to 24th October 2019) the last developments in Advanced Power Systems for Induction Heating Applications.

Induction heating manufacturers have shown a great interest in SiCtech Induction's technology due to their extraordinarily small size and weight and advanced features with reference to the actual technology.

OCTOBER 2018: FAIR HÄRTEREI KONGRESS 2018 (COLONIA)
At the fair Härterei Kongress 2018 in Cologne (Germany), SiCtech Induction has presented a family of advanced power inverters for industrial induction heating applications, based of the power inverter module i100k400.

Induction heating manufacturers have shown a great interest in SiCtech Induction's technology due to their extraordinarily small size and weight and advanced features with reference to the actual technology.

NOVEMBER 2020: SiCtech Induction Business Plan Development - IVACE
With the aim of carrying out an analysis and innovation management process to structure the R&D lines, identify priorities, and define objectives in order to develop the business plan based on the strategy and its capabilities.

The project has had the help of IVACE within the Program "SPECIALIZED ADVICE FOR THE GROWTH OF SMALL INNOVATIVE COMPANIES 2019" with an aid in the form of a subsidy of 14.500 €. This action is co-financed by the European Union through the FEDER Operational Program of the Valencian Community 2014-2020.

JANUARY 2020: IVACE - H2020
Sictech Induction has the support of the Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE) for the application and development of the project Horizon 2020 Dedicated SME Instrument. Project co-financed with FEDER funds within the Operative Program FEDER for the Comunitat Valenciana Region 2014-2020. The aim of this program is to enhance the R&D, the competitiveness and the international presence of Valencian SMEs.

DECEMBER 2019: INTERNATIONALIZATION TUTORIAL CHECK - IVACE
The Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial (IVACE), from its International business unit, has awarded SiCtech Induction a Tutorship Check for Internationalization with the aim of improving the strategy of SMEs in the Region of Valencia in the different areas of internationalization and thus gain competitive position in foreign markets through an accompaniment intensive, highly specialized and individualized.

JULY 2019: NEOTEC - CDTI
The Board of Directors of the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI) has granted to the company SiCtech Induction for the realization of the Research and Development project "DEVELOPMENT OF SYSTEMS COMPLETELY EMBEDED FOR APPLICATIONS OF HEATING INDUCTION".

The research project consists of the development of a new 100 kW power inverter concept with silicon carbide technology with a wide range of frequencies and extraordinarily reduced dimensions and weight in relation to conventional technology and an efficiency higher than 99%.

The project started on January 1st, 2019 and the scheduled completion date is December 31, 2020.

JULY 2019: IVACE - CREATEC-CV
The Institute of Industrial Competitiveness in Valencia(Spain) (IVACE) has awarded to SiCtech Induction a grant with reference IMCBTA EMP18 for the realization of the project "INTEGRATED ENERGY SYSTEM FOR APPLICATION IN HEATING PROCESSES INDUSTRIAL BY ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION".

The research project consists in the development of a new concept of power converter integrating into a PCB the rectifying section as well as the inverter including all auxiliary elements and suitable to be integrated into a generator for induction heating applications.

The project has the end date of March 31, 2020. The most relevant aspect in the proposals supported in this line must be a business strategy based on the development of technology (technology must be the competitive factor of differentiation of the company), based on the creation of own R&D lines.

DECEMBER 2018: INTERNATIONALIZATION TUTORIAL CHECK - IVACE
The Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial (IVACE), from its International business unit, has awarded SiCtech Induction a Tutorship Check for Internationalization with the aim of improving the strategy of SMEs in the Region of Valencia in the different areas of internationalization and thus gain competitive position in foreign markets through an accompaniment intensive, highly specialized and individualized.

JUNE 2018: MARICEL PROJECT-CDTI
The Board of Directors of the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI) has awarded to the company SiCtech Induction a grant with reference IDI-20180410 for the realization of the Research and Development project "INVERTER MODULE OF 100 KW WITH VERY WIDE FREQUENCY RANGE AND VERY HIGH EFFICIENCY, INTEGRATED INTO A PCB FOR INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS".

The research project consists of the development of a new 100 kW power inverter concept with silicon carbide technology with a wide range of frequencies and extraordinarily reduced dimensions and weight in relation to conventional technology and an efficiency higher than 99%.

The project started on March 5, 2018 and the scheduled completion date is July 31, 2019.

APRIL 2018: CREATEC PROJECT-IVACE
The Institute of Industrial Competitiveness in Valencia(Spain) (IVACE) has awarded to SiCtech Induction a grant with reference IMCBTA EMP17 for the realization of the project "50 KW CONVERTER RACK MODULE FOR INDUCTION HEATING APPLICATIONS".

The research project consists in the development of a new concept of power converter integrating into a PCB the rectifying section as well as the inverter including all auxiliary elements and suitable to be integrated into a generator for induction heating applications.

The project has the end date of December 31, 2018.

APRIL 2020: SICTECH INDUCTION HAS BEEN AWARDED BECAUSE ITS FIRM COMMITMENT TO R&D
The Fundació Parc Científic Universitat de València (FPCUV) presented the ‘X Anniversary’ Awards to 10 innovative companies of your business environment. The commitment to R&D, collaboration with the academic institution or the level of internationalization, among others, they have been key aspects for the resolution of some awards that are part of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the FPCUV and with the support of Banco Santander.

In the ‘Ex Expansion’ category, for companies with up to five years of activity, Smart Induction Converter Technologies were awarded, founded by professors from Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria (University of Valencia).

JULY 2019: GENERAL DIRECTOR OF SICTECH INDUCTION HAS BEEN AWARDED
During the SAAEI 2019 Conference held in Córdoba (Spain), the IEEE Power Electronics and Industrial Electronics Society-Spanish Chapter, has granted to the General Director of SiCtech, Dr. Enrique Dede, the award of the Society for his outstanding professional and exceptional career contributions to the field of Power and Industrial Electronics

DECEMBER 2018: REGISTRATION AS AN INNOVATIVE SMES
SiCtech Induction has been registered in the Registry of INNOVATIVE SMES. The Innovative Pyme Seal is an acknowledgment that the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) grants to companies that meet a series of requirements and that therefore they have an innovative character, in order to establish a public policy that helps their growth and sustainability. So, It is a public recognition.