Dr Sampson Hu has been selected as one of the all-time top 50 entrepreneurs by SetSquared
Dr Sampson Hu has been selected as one of the all-time top 50 entrepreneurs by SetSquared, a leading university technology growth body.
Dr Hu, 33, set up Smart Antenna Technologies (SAT) in 2013 after completing his studies at the University of Birmingham.
SAT has invented the world’s first multi antenna system for a laptops and smartphones.
Currently smartphones and laptops have up to five separate antenna for Bluetooth, Wi Fi and 4G connections.
SAT technology combines all those antenna into one single system and can extend battery life by up to 10%.
SetSquared Partnership, the world’s leading university technology incubator, selected Dr Hu from over 1000 entrepreneurs that the organisation has helped grow over the past 15 years.
Dr Hu was honoured by MPs at the House of Commons (Wednesday 29 March) by the SetSquared Innovation Director Simon Bond.
Dr Hu, from Birmingham said: ‘I am honoured to be recognised by the world’s leading university incubator as one of their 50 all time entrepreneurs.
‘Building SAT up from nothing has been hard work for SAT’s team and myself but it was made easier with the help from SetSquared.’
Simon Bond, Innovation Director at SETsquared, said: “When I look back on the last 15 years, I am overwhelmed by the talent and achievements of the entrepreneurs that SETsquared has supported.
“They have brought world-leading innovations to market and these have been exported across the globe. SETsquared has provided support and a network for these entrepreneurs including access to mentors, experts, international markets and investors, and they are now out there doing SETsquared and the UK proud.”