Altium Announces Three Year Sponsorship of Clean Technology Start-up Incubator Network

Company Invests in the Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION), to Help Inspire Innovation among the Next Generation of Electronics Designers

Sydney, Australia – Altium Limited, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation, 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING), today announced that it has signed on as a three year sponsor of the Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION), a leading network of cleantech incubators dedicated to accelerating the success of early-stage companies engaged in the development of clean technology.

As part of this agreement, Altium will provide the ACTION community with access to its award winning PCB design software Altium Designer. Building on its industry leading native 3D PCB design systems, this latest version delivers improved support and new features to facilitate design reuse and more efficient electronics design.

“Our mission is to help inspire our community of entrepreneurs in the Greater New England area to solve some of the biggest global energy and environmental problems facing our world today,” stated Gillian Isabelle, Executive Director at ACTION. “However, a key factor in achieving this lies in our ability to provide them with access to the design tools and resources they need. Altium’s ongoing involvement and support of our programs is invaluable in helping our up and coming design engineers to thrive and innovate.”

Membership in ACTION is open to organizations that are dedicated to accelerating the success of early-stage companies engaged in the development of technology, products, or services for the cleantech industry. To view a full list of current member organizations, please visitwww.actionnewengland.org.

“We are continually looking for new ways to invest in programs and sponsorship opportunities that align with our organizational goal of inspiring innovation among the next generation of electronics designers,” Dan Fernsebner, Director of Global Services and Developer Network at Altium. “Therefore, it was a natural fit to partner with ACTION in support of some of the brightest minds in clean technology and we look forward to a productive, on-going relationship.”

About Altium

Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) is an Australian multinational software corporation that focuses on 3D PCB design, electronics design and embedded system development software.

Altium Designer, a unified electronics design environment links all aspects of smart systems design in a single application that is priced as affordable as possible. With this unique range of technologies Altium enables electronics designers to innovate, harness the latest devices and technologies, manage their projects across broad design ‘ecosystems’, and create connected, intelligent products.

Founded in 1985, Altium has offices worldwide, with US locations in San Diego and Boston, European locations in Karlsruhe, Amersfoort and Kiev and Asia-Pacific locations in Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney. For more information, visit www.altium.com. You can also follow and engage with Altium via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About Action

The Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION) is New England’s network of cleantech incubators, sharing the common goals of accelerating the growth and success of early-stage companies, strengthening the regional cleantech cluster, and creating more green jobs in New England. Their network of incubators provides diverse resources and a highly- supportive hub in which entrepreneurs, business leaders, government agencies, community leaders, investors, universities, and other interested organizations can collaborate toward the successful commercialization of enterprises that will build a prosperous green economy, improve the quality of our lives and sustain the health of our environment. Visit www.actionnewengland.org.