Dr. Jaume Anguera – Entrepreneurship Category
Alcalde Barnils 64, 08190 Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Jaume Anguera, IEEE Fellow, is co-founder and CTO of the technology company Ignion (Barcelona, Spain) and Associate Professor at Ramon LLull University and member of the Remote-IoT research group.
In 1999, he was a researcher at Sistemas Radiantes, Madrid, Spain developing multiband antenna arrays. From 1999-2017, he was with Fractus, Spain, as R&D manager leading projects on antennas for base station and handsets. Between 2003 to 2006, he was assigned to Fractus in South Korea to head up the research team. Under his technical leadership, the company secured major contracts with companies such as Samsung and LG. Since 2017 he is with Ignion with the role of CTO where he leads the R&D activity of the company creating new products, envisaging new technologies, fostering synergies with partners, and providing technology strategy to scale the business of the company.
Inventor of more than 150 granted patents, most of them licensed to telecommunication companies. Among his most outstanding contributions is that of inventor of Antenna Booster Technology, a technology that fostered the creation of Ignion. Many of these products have been adopted by the wireless industry worldwide, to allow wireless connectivity through a miniature component called an antenna booster.
Author of more than 250 scientific papers and international conferences (h-index 50). Author of 7 books. He has participated as principal researcher in more than 22 research projects financed by the Spanish Ministry, CDTI, CIDEM, and the European Commission for an amount exceeding 7M$.
He has received several national and international awards. He has directed the master/doctorate thesis to more than 130 students. His biography appears in Who’sWho in the World and Who’sWho in Science and Engineering. Associate editor of the IEEE Open Journal on Antennas and Propagation and vice-chair of the working group “Software and Modeling” at EurAAP.
Prof. Anguera’s distinguished lectures are on the following topics:
- "Antenna Booster Technology: from Fundamentals to Applications."
- "Design of IoT Devices embedding Antenna Boosters."