Farnell: Maker to Market Services to support start-ups

Farnell element14 announces the launch of “Maker to Market”: a range of capabilities that offer start-ups the support, expertise and resources to take their products to market. These Maker to Market services are supported by Design & Manufacturing Services which enable engineers to focus on developing the best product possible by providing support at every stage of the design and manufacturing process. This includes customisation for larger scale projects or manufacturing volumes.

The Premier Farnell group of businesses’ expertise and experience helps its customers to overcome product design challenges – both technical and commercial – as well as providing advice and support with cost optimisation, volume production, certifications and compliance testing, all of which leads to a quicker time to market. Premier Farnell has a strong track record of working with start-ups and helping them to bring their products to market. One such example is FutureHome, a Norwegian start-up that has developed a Smart Hub gateway allowing users to remotely control, automate and monitor multiple smart devices in the home. Premier Farnell provided FutureHome with a full range of services, including engineering services, compliance and manufacturing, which then allowed the team at FutureHome to focus on product and business development.

Premier Farnell is an active sponsor of Startupbootcamp IoT | Connected Devices, a dedicated accelerator program offering support, mentorship and investment opportunities to global technology start-ups working in the consumer or industrial IoT sectors

Premier Farnell also manufactures some of the world’s most popular single-board computers – including Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black and BBC micro:bit: further evidence of its knowledge, expertise and resources for helping start-ups through the design, production and commercialisation process for technologically advanced products.

An additional resource for startups is Hardware Studio Connection, a venture between Avnet (parent company of the Premier Farnell group of businesses) and Avnet’s new Dragon Innovation division, giving designers access to hands-on support from the companies’ engineers as well as discounts on components and services. These new programs are designed to help guide startups through the product development cycle and get their ventures into the right channels as quickly as possible.


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