WHO WE ARE

  • Founded in 2015 by Didier Elbaz.

  • Started with 1.2M€ investment.

  • 3 major patents in portfolio.

  • Strategy : conception, development & manufacturing of smart flexible electronics.

  • Main domains : Smart Card, RFID, with HF and UHF technology.

  • Technology for assembly : Flip Chip, and Gold Wirebonding.

RFID textile tag Fenotag

ABOUT DIDIER ELBAZ (CEO)

Didier Elbaz

HIGHLIGHTS

Didier worked for 12 years at GEMPLUS (now GEMALTO) in R&D department. He was in charge of important R&D project, and published numerous patent. He industrialized many new technologies to improve significantly the card manufacturing solutions. Some of them are still used all over the world.

Didier has been part of the pioneers to leave Gemplus (now Gemalto) in 2003 to create with some colleagues, a new company, SPS (Smart Packaging Solutions), specialized in the development, production and selling of electronic micro-systems on flexible support. Didier highly contributed to the development of this company which achieved a turnover of Euro 18M in 2007. Didier was acting as CTO for the company. He patented, developed, and industrialized major technology used as a standard as of today. SPS (s-p-s.com) success has been rewarded with several Innovation awards. This company has been bought to the French National Printing Company (Imprimerie Nationale) in 2014 for more than 130million Euros.

Didier joined TAGSYS, a famous company in RFID, in 2008 with a major experience in sub-contracting management, strong technology innovation capability, and control of the quality for sub-contracted products. Well known as an expert in both design and manufacturing of RFID tags, Didier has developed best-in-class expertise in antenna design, in complex RF solutions, and in customized and flexible manufacturing, all thanks to the continued efforts of its veteran team of top-talent engineers and to continuous investments and partnership with key players in RFID worldwide.

In 2015, Didier founded FENOTEK. (www.fenotek.com). This company develops and sells a range of innovative interfaces and software enabling to securely connect and control an existing object to the internet. As COO, Didier manages the complete product to market strategy.

More recently, he founded Fenotag, a company specialized in design and manufacturing of innovative SmartCard module and RFID TAG acting as CEO.

MEET THE TEAM

Xavier Rodolpho
Xavier RodolphoVP Sales & Marketing
Anna KOLCZ
Anna KOLCZExecutive assistant & finance
Francois COMBES
Francois COMBESProcess Manager
Edgar MARENDAZ
Edgar MARENDAZEquipement design manager
Patrick SERRA
Patrick SERRAProduction leader

FACTORY

Based in the South of Europe « the French silicon Valley » in ROUSSET (13)

  • Based in Rousset, closed to major chip manufacturer (ST Microelectronics, Inside, Atmel, LF Foundry) and SmartCard and RF manufacturer (Gemalto, SPS, Ask, Tagsys, etc.).

  • One production room + officies (400m²).

  • Production assembly with a capacity of an equivalent of 8 million textile tag per year. Capacity can be doubled in 4 months. Plan to double capacity in 2017 or earlier.

  • QA lab : ISO 9001v2008 certification planned in 2017.

  • Partnership with Micropacks (French University for Laboratory analysis).

A STRONG LOCAL PARTNERSHIP

SIGNIFICANT COMMERCIAL AGREEMENTS

SIGNIFICANT FUNDING

Because the technology is clearly innovative and the global company strategy adapted t the market, FENOTAG received an important financial help from French state owned bank :

BPI France