Digital Core Design has been nominated as a National Finalist for the 2012/2013 European Business Awards. Europe’s most recognized business competition has appreciated DCD’s world’s fastest 8051 processor – the DQ80251 – for the UKTI  Award of Innovation. UK Government department for Trade & Investment and European Business Award committee, engaged with thousands of businesses across Europe to select the DQ80251 as a reflection of DCD’s success.

Just to emphasize, Digital Core Design has been selected from several thousand companies across Europe for the UKTI Award for Innovation. Moreover DCD’s the only IP Core provider and design house qualified as a National Finalist. – We are absolutely overjoyed and proud to represent not only Poland, but also EDA/IP/SoC field  in the 2012/13 European Business Awards – says Jacek Hanke, CEO of Digital Core Design.
The EBA judging panel nominated the DCD’s DQ80251 for the UKTI Award of Innovation. One of the most advanced 8051 CPU presented in the beginning of 2012, is even 56 times faster than the standard invented by Intel company and more than 70% more efficient, than the nearest solution. What does it mean for the end-user? That it can perform more operations in shorter time and with less power consumption. Needless to say, the DQ80251 is the only virtual electronic component  nominee for the Innovation Award.
The European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International, Infosys, Millicom International Cellular and supported by UKTI (UK Trade & Investment ), is an independent Awards programme, designed to recognize and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the European business community, in line with broad aims of the European Union and business representative groups, across all European nations. José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain, “I have the highest opinion of the European Business Awards. It is a great initiative to promote the values and principles we believe in: liberty, democracy, freedom of speech, open markets and open societies.”
The 2011 European Business Awards showcased organizations with a combined turnover of €1 trillion Euros (8.23% of EU GDP). These businesses employ over 2.7 million people across the continent.

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