August 25, 2020  – Panthronics AG was named a 2020 NFC Forum Innovation Award Finalist today.  The NFC Forum Innovation Awards recognizes the development, deployment and use of state-of-the-art of NFC products, services and applications worldwide. Ninety entries were received from innovators around the world demonstrating the tremendous growth and interest in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and its use. The NFC Forum is the global standards-body for NFC technology.

Panthronics AG was one of 15 finalists selected in five categories.  Five grand prize winners will be revealed September 30, 2020 during an online awards ceremony.  The entries were reviewed and voted on by a distinguished panel of judges.  NXP Semiconductors is the Platinum Sponsor of the Innovation Awards as well as the sponsor of the Best NFC Application in the iOS Award Category.

Learn more about Panthronics AG NFC Innovation Award entry here.


Panthronics AG is Head Quartered in the semiconductor hub of Graz, Austria, and was founded in 2014. The company is an independent provider of differentiated Wireless Solutions with a focus on NFC. Our Ground-breaking NFC products are enabling exciting new use cases in fast growing markets such as NFC Charging and Point of Sale.

About the NFC Forum

The NFC Forum was launched as a non-profit industry association in 2004 by leading mobile communications, semiconductor, and consumer electronics companies. The Forum’s mission is to advance the use of Near Field Communication technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market about NFC technology. The Forum’s global member companies are currently developing specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery and device capability. Only member companies can participate in the Forum’s certification program of NFC devices, readers and tags.

For further information:

Sinead Carthy, NFC Forum Public Relations

+1 914-217-9912


Bob Olson, NFC Forum Public Relations

+1 978-872-7120

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