Our mission is to enable and simplify challenging NFC use cases in POS, IoT, Wireless Charging and Mobile through innovative ground up design.

Our Corporate Story Panthronics – The only independent provider of NFC

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.

Panthronics latest achievements include winning Austria’s Innovation Award 2020/2021 as well as being selected as a finalist for the NFC Forum Innovations Award in the category: Best-in-Market NFC Implementation. We have over 40 Full Time Employees and a large portfolio of core IP. With our fully qualified supply chain and in house operations PTX provides their customers with custom and standard silicon, software products and solutions.

Our Story

Demo of world’s smallest EMVCo POS at NFC-Forum
NFC IOP Tests passed at CISC
Series A funding
Mass production of PTX100R
PTX100W Release
CEO & CTO Interview with newelectronics
Innovation Award Winners
NFC Forum Innovation Award Finalists
Distribution Agreement with Arrow Japan
Distribution Agreement with AdvanIDe
Partnership with Renesas on Synergy Platform
Distribution agreement with Excelpoint Technology Ltd.

Our Management Team

Jakob Jongsma CTO/Co-Founder

Jakob is a 30+ year veteran of the semiconductor industry who has led Concept Engineering and Innovation Engineering departments in multinational companies including Infineon Technologies and ams AG, working on topics such as RFID, remote keyless entry, Bluetooth, mobile phones, and hearing aids. His passion for innovative NFC technology led to the creation of Panthronics AG.

Jakob holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Twente University in the Netherlands.

Mark Dickson CMO

Mark joined the Panthronics AG Management Board as Chief Marketing Officer in July 2019, bringing with him over 20 years of semiconductor industry experience. During his career, Mark has held several senior management roles, such as Business Line Director at ams AG and Business Line Manager at ST Microelectronics in the Wireless and Security spaces.

Mark is a graduate from both Edinburgh Napier University, where he acquired a degree in Electronics, and the Open University Business School.

Bernd Gessner VP Operations

Bernd is a semiconductor professional with 25+ years of experience in strategic operational management, sales and marketing, business development, resource allocation and optimization, as well as human resources management in multi-cultural global organizations. He has held senior management positions in companies like Siemens HL, Infineon Technologies, Elmos and ams AG.

Bernd holds a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from the University of Graz.

Core values

Our people

Employees are our most important asset. We hire the best and brightest experts in their field.

Silicon innovation from the ground up

Designing and providing innovative wireless solutions from the grounds up.

Our Supervisory Board

John A. Heugle Mitra Partners Inc.
Prof. Stefan H. Thomke Harvard Business School
Prof. Christian Ramsauer Graz University of Technology
Karl Fusseis AVV Investment GmbH
Kambiz Dawoodi Co-Founder and Senior Advisor to the Supervisory Board