Fractus has won the award in the telecommunications category in recognition of its being a good example of the type of company to lead the new productive model in Catalonia and for its international focus.
The Catalan Government has presented this award in recognition of Fractus’ creation of over 300 industrial patents and sales of 20 million mobile aerials throughout the world in just 11 years.
Barcelona, 22 June 2010.- Founded in Barcelona in 1999, Fractus has won the 2010 National Communication Award of the Catalan Government, the governing institution in Catalonia, in the telecommunications category. The Catalan Government has recognised its important work, as well as its R+D+I generating capacity, encapsulated in its having sold over twenty million fractal aerials for telephony and mobile telecommunications to leading communications multinationals.
The purpose of the National Communication Awards of the Catalan Government is to award recognition for the most relevant contributions made by professionals or organisations in the field of communication and telecommunications in Catalonia or in the Catalan language. Rubén Bonet, the Fractus President, received the award from the Councillor for Culture and the Media, Joan Manuel Tresserras, and the Councillor for Government and Public Administrations, Jordi Ausàs. Bonet said “that as well as recognition of our work, the award is primarily an argument for pushing forward with our aim to continue researching and innovating in the field of telecommunications and strengthen our international vision focused on a global market.”
Fractus is an early pioneer in developing internal antennas for cellular phones and other industries. Founded in 1999, Fractus set out to meet the challenge of delivering antennas small enough to fit inside a cell phone yet powerful enough to support today’s multiband cell phones. Fractus has been, and remains an active supplier of antennas and has shipped millions of antennas worldwide. Among the numerous awards and honors the company has received for its innovative work, Fractus has been named a 2005 Davos World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and one of Red Herring’s top innovative companies for 2006. It has also won the 2004 Frost & Sullivan award for technological innovation and the 2007 Elektra European Electronics Industry R&D Award. Fractus holds over 300 patents worldwide, including over 30 United States patents. For more information, please see http://www.fractus.com/
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