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Sony Ericsson MarketLink

January 13, 2014 @ 12:00 am PST


Application Period is Now CLOSED


MarketLink is a unique and powerful program that provides the opportunity for companies to initiate and develop strategic relationships with leading multi-national corporations. Through a series of business and social meetings, selected companies are introduced to top level executives from multi-national corporations focusing on new products and technologies, all at NO COST to the applicant. MarketLink is able to attract the highest caliber multi-national partners thanks to the dedicated efforts and the extensive network of an influential committee of current and former telecom and high tech executives. For our multi-national partners, MarketLink is a highly efficient and effective vehicle to connect to quality companies developing the latest technology and products. Register and apply now for our upcoming events to capitalize on these extraordinary opportunities. <more>

Who Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications:

Sony Ericsson produces mobile communication products that continue the proud heritage of innovation of its parent companies – Sony and Ericsson. Sony Ericsson mobile handsets have a global reputation for innovative design and high performance. Their vision – Communication Entertainment, embodies and leverages their unique connection to music, movies, video gaming, as well as to world leading brands in cameras, camcorders, portable music, television and personal computers. No other handset manufacturer has Sony Ericsson’s proud heritage, breadth of experience, commitment to Communication Entertainment, nor its promise for the future.

Sony Ericsson’s groundbreaking Xperia Play — the first Playstation Certified Android smartphone


What Sony Ericsson is Looking For:

The worlds of mobile communications and personal computers are rapidly converging. As mobile device increase in complexity and performance, Sony Ericsson is looking for technologies that can deliver the potential of this convergence, including:

  • Sound, Imaging, and Video – e.g., Cameras, Displays, 3D
  • Connectivity – e.g., LTE, WiFi, NFC
  • Design and Form Factors – e.g., Miniaturization, Materials
  • Software and Applications – e.g., HTML5, Browser Technologies, Algorithms
  • Context Awareness – e.g., Adaptive UI, Augmented Reality
  • Power Management – e.g., Charging, Batteries, Adaptive Power
  • Sensors – e.g., Accelerometer, Gyro, Touch

Whether it be a button or battery, a switch or screen, or an algorithm or Android app—if your product elevates the user experience, connects users to the world around them, and shares the vision of Communication Entertainment, Sony Ericsson wants to work with you.

Why Partner With Sony Ericsson:

Sony Ericsson is looking to partner with innovative companies that share its vision of providing Communication Entertainment to handset users. To assist their partners, Sony Ericsson has created a dedicated Industry Collaboration team to work with emerging companies and commercialize promising new technologies. Sony Ericsson offers a wide range of support and assistance to ensure the success of its partners, including:

  • Start-up counseling
  • Expert industry advice and insight
  • Prototype and software development assistance
  • Access to testing
  • Potential financial assistance in the forms of loans, project funding, or even equity investment

Supported by Sony Ericsson’s global market penetration, breadth of experience, and diverse product portfolio, Sony Ericsson could be that crucial first flagship client to take your business to the next level.

Who Will Attend from Sony Ericsson:

Sony Ericsson’s Industry Collaboration start-up engagement staff will be there to give you on-the-spot feedback about how your technology might fit with Sony Ericsson’s future plans, as well as discuss concrete next steps to commercialization.

Mats Ekstrand,
Sony Ericsson
George Bolanos,
Sony Ericsson
Daniel Dzuban,
Sony Ericsson

Event Host:
Cooley LLP


4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121

Application Period is Now CLOSED

Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so apply early. There are up to 18 spots and 4 standby spots available for 45 minute presentation meetings with Sony Ericsson Applicants will be notified one week prior to the event if accepted. No late applications will be accepted.



January 13, 2014
12:00 am PST
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