We published this morning a Proof of Concept (POC) for applying Ahead of Time (AOT) compilation techniques to MSIL and target MCUs. We will grow this project side by side with .NET Micro Framework 4.4 and eventually integrate the .NET MF stack into the LLILUM tool chain to achieve both a smaller code size and higher execution speed. This repo is at a very preliminary stage in terms of feature set and stability, but we believe that the initial findings are interesting enough to share. Short term direction is to add support for UWP framework and bridge the gaps with the major missing features in the runtime.
We call this project LLILUM, we pronounce it 'lillium', and the repo is located here. Please explorer our wikis for internals and proposed directions, and let us know what you think.