STMicroelectronics Receives IEEE Standards Association Corporate Award for 2012

2012-12-14 15:05:12 -

Geneva, December 14, 2012 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global
semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics
applications, today announced it has been awarded the prestigious 2012 Corporate
Award from the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) in recognition of its
outstanding leadership and contributions to the development and advancement of
standards in electrical and electronics engineering.

"Worldwide, IEEE standards are at work today advancing technology to the
marketplace for the benefit of humanity, and it is industry partners such as
STMicroelectronics who drive these standards to fruition," said Steve Mills,
President, IEEE Standards Association. "STMicroelectronics deserves a hearty
congratulations for receiving the 2012 IEEE-SA Corporate Award. We are proud to
recognize STMicroelectronics for its work in standards development, as it
applies to semiconductor solutions, and for its commitment to the value of
standards in bringing about the world that humankind desires."

"ST has been a long-standing contributor and a driving force behind a wide
spectrum of IEEE standards, from the wireless LAN specifications to home
networking and power-line communications," said Joel Huloux, Director,
Standardization & Industry Alliances Unit, Corporate Strategy Development,
STMicroelectronics. "It is a great honor to be recognized for our role in the
development of technologies that make a positive and innovative contribution to
people's life."

In addition to making technical contributions, ST holds membership on the IEEE-
SA Corporate Advisory Group, and has employees who hold individual memberships
on the IEEE-SA Standards Board and the IEEE-SA Strategic Planning & Portfolio
Management Committee.

Among the industry's most innovative companies, ST owns over 21,500 patents and
pending patent applications and maintains an unwavering commitment to R&D, with
almost one quarter of its revenue invested in R&D in 2011.

The prestigious award was presented at the 2012 IEEE-SA Awards ceremony to Oleg
Logvinov, Member of the IEEE-SA Standards Board, the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory
Group, and Director of Market Development at ST's Industrial & Power Conversion

About the IEEE Standards Association

The IEEE Standards Association, a globally recognized standards-setting body
within IEEE, develops consensus standards through an open process that engages
industry and brings together a broad stakeholder community. IEEE standards set
specifications and best practices based on current scientific and technological
knowledge. The IEEE-SA has a portfolio of over 900 active standards and more
than 500 standards under development. For more information visit

About IEEE

IEEE, a large, global technical professional organization is dedicated to
advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly cited
publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and
educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice on a wide variety of areas
ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical
engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Learn more at

About STMicroelectronics

ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the
spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing
solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from
healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office,
at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and
innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get
more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

In 2011, the Company's net revenues were $9.73 billion. Further information on
ST can be found at

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