MinWave Joins ETSI Conference on 6G Non-Terrestrial Networks

MinWave participates in the ETSI Conference on “Non-Terrestrial Networks, a Native Component of 6G,” scheduled to be held face-to-face on April 3-4, 2024, at the ETSI headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, France. Co-organized with the European Space Agency (ESA), 6G-IA, and the SNS-JU, the conference serves as a pivotal platform for discussing the integration of non-terrestrial networks into the fabric of 6G technology.


MinWave’s involvement underscores its commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements as the industry prepares for the next generation of wireless connectivity. By engaging in discussions alongside key stakeholders and industry leaders, MinWave continues to drive forward-thinking initiatives that pave the way for a more connected and efficient digital future.


MinWave Showcases Innovation at EUCAP 2024 with Metamaterial-Enabled Diplexer Paper

MinWave participated in European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP) 2024 in Scotland by presenting their groundbreaking paper titled “Characterization of a Metamaterial-Enabled Waveguide Diplexer for Ka-Band Satellite Communication Systems.” This paper highlights MinWave’s pioneering technique in designing innovative diplexers for Ka-band Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) systems, catering to the evolving needs of 5G and 6G Terrestrial Networks (TN) and Non-Terrestrial Networks (NTN).

The presented research demonstrates MinWave’s exceptional capability in leveraging metamaterials to enhance waveguide diplexers, particularly in the Ka-band spectrum. By harnessing the unique properties of metamaterials, MinWave has unlocked new possibilities for achieving superior performance and efficiency in satellite communication systems operating in this frequency range.


MinWave Sparks Collaboration at MWC Barcelona 2024

From February 26th to 29th, the MinWave team took center stage at MWC Barcelona 2024, engaging in dynamic networking and discussions that fuelled collaborative innovation within the telecommunications sector. Their active participation during this global event emphasized MinWave’s commitment to advancing SATCOM terminals through partnerships and shared insights. By embracing opportunities to connect and exchange ideas, MinWave reinforced its position in the future, especially in satellite communications. 


Partnership with 5G-Emerge project

In an exciting leap towards the future of digital connectivity, MinWave is delighted to announce its strategic partnership with the 5G-Emerge project (https://www.5g-emerge.com/). This collaboration aims to revolutionize SATCOM (Satellite Communication) terminals and contribute to the ongoing advancements in the digital transformation landscape. 🌐

The 5G-Emerge project is at the forefront of the digital revolution, merging satellite services with online delivery by leveraging the 3GPP 5G specification as a convergence technology. This initiative envisions an open multi-tenant ecosystem, seamlessly integrating Near Edges connected to Satellite Teleport with distributed Far Edges through a virtualized satellite connection to 5G base stations.

At the heart of this collaboration is MinWave’s commitment to providing an unparalleled user experience. The GEO Earth Terminal, tailored for direct-to-home application at the Ku band, is engineered to be user-friendly, ensuring seamless integration into households for enhanced connectivity.

This innovative terminal, developed in tandem with 5G-Emerge, not only embodies efficiency but also boasts a remarkably small size, making it versatile to any home network. MinWave’s dedication to creating user-centric solutions is evident in the design and functionality of this cutting-edge technology.

As the partnership unfolds, MinWave and 5G-Emerge are set to redefine the landscape of satellite communication, offering a solution that goes beyond conventional expectations. The emphasis on user-friendliness, coupled with the high efficiency and compact size of the GEO Earth Terminal, aligns with MinWave’s mission to make advanced technology accessible and practical for everyday users.


Stay tuned for more updates as MinWave and 5G-Emerge work in synergy to bring this user-friendly GEO Earth Terminal to the forefront of direct-to-home applications, setting new standards in the industry. This collaboration is not just a technological advancement; it’s a step towards a more connected and user-centric future.


Venture leaders mobile 2023

The Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest and most important event for the mobile industry. MinWave was among ten new members of Swiss national startup teams, presented their exceptional technology to the global market of telecommunications at MWC2023.
A week of pitching and networking at world’s largest connectivity conference allow Minwave to showcase its innovative technologies on an international stage. 




MinWave won the final stage of Venture Kick to expand its ultra-compact microwave waveguide device design

Minwave wins the final stage of Venture Kick.
The CHF 150,000 award by Venture Kick will be used for the production process as well as the expansion of marketing and business development.
MinWave was founded by Dr. Maliheh Khatibi (CTO), a radio frequency design expert and postdoctoral researcher at the EPFL’s Laboratory of Wave Engineering (LWE) who invented the technology; Dr. Mostafa Khosrow (CEO), a mechanics and materials expert with years of industry experience; and Prof. Romain Fleury, a world-class subwavelength wave engineering expert, and head of the EPFL’s LWE.
Venture Kick was launched in 2007 with the vision to double the number of spin-offs at Swiss universities, to accelerate the time-to-market, and to raise the attractiveness of these young companies to professional investors.

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MinWave team is glad to participate and exhibit at the sixth edition of Europe’s largest B2B event for the space industry in Bremen, the city of space. The Space Expo Tech is Europe’s marketplace for space business, technology, and innovation and draws the attendance of thousands of industry leaders, decision-makers, engineers, specifiers, and buyers to meet suppliers, manufacturers, and integrators spanning the entire space supply chain. MinWave presented new products and recent developments in the design and fabrication of metamaterial RF front-end devices


MinWave in ESTEC, ESA in Netherlands

MinWave team attended the European Space Agency (ESA) Industry Space Days (ISD) and met the space community at ESA/ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands) on 28 – 29 September 2022. The ISD was organized by the SME Office in the ESA Commercialisation Department to foster cooperation between different actors in the entire space sector. We had several B2B meetings and during the exhibition, we showcased MinWave products. MinWave then participated in ESA space passive component day at ESTEC ESA on October 11-14 2022. The aim of the SPCD symposium was to promote the discussion of recent developments and trends and to encourage the exchange of technical expertise and information covering a broad range of EEE passive components for space applications.


MinWave win VentureKick I and II

MinWave Technologies won Venture Kick’s first stage of financial and entrepreneurial support . We presented  to a Venture Kick jury on March 29th 2022  and won 10kCHF for the first phase,  where Minwave  has a 50 percent chance of selection for the next stage. Venture Kick stands for much more than the money. It offers a structured entrepreneurial path to build a winning venture.

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We then won Venture Kick’s second stage of financial and entrepreneurial support in June 2022. We got 40,000 CHF in this stage and now we are eligible to participate in the third round in Nov 2022.

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