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Philips Lumileds Receives “Best Technology Innovation Award”

<p> <i>Awards recognize LUXEON's development and stimulation of the LED industry in China</i> </p>

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Philips Lumileds Receives “Best Technology Innovation Award”09:00 EST Thursday, December 08, 2011 SHANGHAI (Business Wire) -- Philips Lumileds received three individual awards for its technology and market work in China over the last year at OFweek's 8th LED Forward-Looking Technology and Market Seminar and the 2011 LED Industry Outstanding Enterprises & Products Annual Award Ceremony. The company's awards included: Technical Innovation Award for LUXEON A, LUXEON S, andFreedom From Binning Best LED Application for the Guangzhou TV Tower, lit with LUXEON Most International Influence Award In granting the awards, OFweek said, “It is clear that Philips Lumileds has invested a lot of work into providing the best technical innovations. They have also greatly stimulated the LED illumination industry in China, thus receiving the recognition of industry experts and the online audience.” Philips Lumileds was selected for these awards from more than 100 companies by more than 20,000 voters. Philips Lumileds global partner, Future Lighting Solutions was also recognized with two awards for its work in China: Best LED Application for the Pearl River installation, and Best LED Service Provider “Philips Lumileds' commitment to our customers in China and the Chinese lighting industry has never been stronger,” said Steve Barlow, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing. “Our Illumination Grade LUXEON innovation delivers unmatched quality of light and reliability and simplifies design-in with breakthroughs like Freedom From Binning.” The company has continued to invest in its China operations adding technical experts, investing in educational seminars for lighting companies making the move to LED technology, and opening new China headquarters in Shanghai earlier this year. OFweek is a web portal for the optoelectronic industry in China. It draws upon a rich pool of news, market-watch information, webinars, online exhibitions, tutorials, seminars and more to keep our customers up to date with the latest in the industry. LUXEON LEDs are available worldwide from Future Lighting Solutions. Complete product information can be found at www.luxeon.com. About Philips Lumileds Philips Lumileds is the world's leading provider of power LEDs for illumination solutions. The company's leading light output, efficacy and thermal management are direct results of the ongoing commitment to advancing solid-state lighting technology and enabling lighting solutions that are more environmentally friendly, help reduce CO2 emissions and reduce the need for power plant expansion. Philips Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling new solutions for shop, outdoor, office, school, and home lighting applications. More information about the company's LUXEON LED products and solid-state lighting technologies can be found at www.philipslumileds.com. About Royal Philips Electronics Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs over 120,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter. Philips LumiledsSteve Landau, +1-408-964-2695Director of Marketing CommunicationsSteve.Landau@philips.com