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16 September 2021

GS Nanotech Receives the Golden Chip for Import Substitution of the ECB for Smart Electricity Meters

GS Nanotech took 2nd place in the category “For Success in Import Substitution” of the Golden Chip – 2021 industry awards. This was in recognition of the GSN1509X microcontroller for smart electricity meters. The results were announced at the Skolkovo Technopark as part of the 19th international exhibition of electronics, components, equipment and technology ChipEXPO.

The GSN1509X integrated microcircuit is a microcontroller for monitoring power lines. It was designed for the creation of electrical power consumption meters, and instruments for monitoring electrical energy quality in household and industrial devices in accordance with GOST 32144. Its main functions: using an ACD to receive current and voltage parameters in three phases, calculating active and reactive power, transmitting data via serial interfaces such as UART, SPI and I2C, and controlling the continuity of electrical energy supplied. Production was carried out at the premises of the Technopolis GS innovation cluster.

“The decision to expand production of an electronic component base for electricity meters was taken by GS Group just over a year ago, and now the first results of that are already being highly appraised. We are grateful to the organisers and the jury of the Golden Chip awards for recognising us yet again, and we will be continuing to exhibit our new products at ChipEXPO,” commented CEO of GS Nanotech, Oleg Kim.

The independent Golden Chip prize has been awarded since 2004. Among the nominees are leading Russian companies in the electronics industry. The competition takes place with the support of the Department of the Radioelectronic Industry at the Russian Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship for Moscow, Rostec, AO Ruselectronics, the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the largest companies in the sector. The aim of the prize is to stimulate development of the electronics industry and support enterprises involved in developing science, business and education.