Porotech is a spin-out from the Cambridge Centre for Gallium Nitride in the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge.
With significant know-how and IP on Porotech’s unique production method of a new class of porous GaN semiconductor materials, a wide range of materials properties and functionalities can be engineered.
Porotech is commercialising this porous GaN material platform technology and device solutions in conjunction with its partner and foundry network and offers an entirely new platform for semiconductor devices to be built upon, such as micro-LEDs, lasers, power electronics, quantum computing and communication.
Former Arm executive Helen Adams joined Porotech as chief commercial officer in September 2021. During her 11 years at Arm, Helen rose through the ranks to become vice-president of sales for Europe and the Asia Pacific region – leading a team delivering $1 billion annual sales revenue.
Porotech is working with some of the biggest global names in display technology.In November 2020 the company launched the world’s first commercial native red indium gallium nitride (InGaN) LED epiwafer for micro-LED applications.