MILMEGA Ltd Wins Queen’s Award for Innovation 2012
April 21, 2012 Press Release
Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK – April 21,2012
MILMEGA Ltd, the designer and manufacturer of high power RF and microwave amplifiers is proud to announce that it
has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for developing amplifiers, based on a novel design
methodology, using gallium nitride-based transistors, for use in Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) test
equipment, which has brought the Company significant, global, commercial success.
The prestigious Queen’s
Award for Innovation is awarded to businesses in the UK to recognise outstanding innovative achievements relative
to their operational size. To win the Award, MILMEGA Ltd was required to demonstrate continuous innovation and
development over a period of five years resulting in substantial improvement in the performance of the Company. In
addition the Award is only made to organisations that can demonstrate a high level of corporate responsibility.
Moore, MD said “One of our key differentiators in our target markets is daring to be different while maintaining a
reputation for exceptional quality and customer service. A Queen’s Award is a benchmark aspired to by many and our
customers will share the pride we feel in having been selected to receive this internationally prestigious mark of
MILMEGA Ltd is a specialist designer and manufacturer of high power, solid state broadband
RF and microwave amplifiers. The Company’s 25-year history is supported by a strong reputation for the quality and
technical innovation of its products.
Graeme Goodall, FD said “The Company and staff are very proud and
honoured to have received this Award which recognises our sustained success in designing and manufacturing highly
innovative, market leading, quality amplifier products for the EMC industry. We export over 90% of our sales and
this globally recognised Award for achievement provides MILMEGA Ltd with tremendous additional credibility in our
MILMEGA’s products cover frequency ranges from 80MHz to 8GHz with powers up to 1KW and are used
throughout the world in EMC testing, defence, communications and high-energy physics. The innovative, modular
amplifier design, which uses the latest GaN transistor technology, provides MILMEGA amplifiers with a number of
advantages including, high power density, ease of maintenance and repair, superior reliability and the ability to
upgrade in both power and frequency. These features make MILMEGA amplifiers particularly attractive to the
replacement market as well as emerging markets in India, South America and the Far East.
1987, MILMEGA Ltd employs 30 design, manufacturing and support staff at its factory in Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Following a MBO in 2004 the Company has grown significantly by investing heavily in new product design and by
expanding its overseas markets most notably in the Far East.
The Company was acquired in January 2012 by
Teseq Ltd, a UK subsidiary of Teseq Holding AG a large global EMC group based in Switzerland. Teseq has
established MILMEGA Ltd as an amplifier competency centre on the Isle of Wight with responsibility for amplifier
design and manufacture within the group.