Metawave Gets Technology Pioneer Award by World Economic Forum

Metawave, a start-up revolutionizing the future of radar sensing for highly automated driving and lowering the cost and complexity for 5G connectivity, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum´s “Technology Pioneers”, the company said.

Founded in 2017, Metawave is headquartered in Palo Alto and has state-of-the-art labs located in Carlsbad and Palo Alto, CA.

The World Economic Forum´s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. Technology Pioneers community is an integral part of the larger Global Innovators community of start-ups at the World Economic Forum.

Following its selection as Technology Pioneer, CEO Maha Achour of Metawave will be invited to participate at World Economic Forum activities, events and discussions throughout the year. Metawave will also contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with policymakers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key issues.

Metawave SPEKTRA™ is the first automotive, hybrid (analog + digital) beamsteering radar capable of distinguishing between and labelling objects that are closely separated at long ranges, in difficult driving scenarios and in all-weather conditions, making cars safer and smarter. Visit