Call for Papers
SEMICON Southeast Asia 2015
Due: January 31, 2015
Progress in Key Areas Despite Beltway Gridlock
While Washington D.C. may seem gridlocked, SEMI is pleased to report on breakthroughs in some of the most important issues for SEMI Members. Legislation to foster more advanced manufacturing in the U.S., the review of Export Controls, and Presidential action on high-skilled immigration are just a few areas where there has been significant progress.
As a key member benefit, SEMI maintains an office in Washington, D.C. so concerns that members face with regard to the federal government are better represented as they have been this year.
Solid Years: Cautious Optimism Drives Equipment Spending into 2015
By Christian G. Dieseldorff, Industry Research & Statistics Group, SEMI
Expect 18% growth for 2014 and 2015. 177 facilities worldwide investing about US$34 billion on semiconductor equipment. In 2015, the investments are even higher.
ITPC 2014 - Innovation in the Shadow of Volcanic Change
Even with double digit growth, huge challenges are ahead with the move from planar to FinFET transistors, 193 nm immersion lithography being pushed well below 14 nm, and with an explosion of new materials to integrate.
MEMS Executive Congress 2014: What's Next for MEMS
By Paula Doe, SEMI
The MEMS market is driving towards maturity with a developed ecosystem to ease use and grow applications. But the market is bringing plenty of demands for new technologies and changes in how companies will compete.
Chief Executives Promote Pro-Manufacturing Agenda
Congress must act and pass advanced manufacturing bill during lame duck. The legislation would authorize a national network of institutes for manufacturing innovation.
Comprehensive coverage of every important sector within the compound semiconductor industry.
The conference takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, 11-12 March 2015. Take a look at the agenda and book your place.
SEMI Members on the "Top 100 Global Innovators" List
Thomson Reuters announced its 2014 Top 100 Global Innovators list, honoring 100 corporations and institutions around the world. Thirty-two of the companies are SEMI members.
Flexible & Hybrid Electronics Market Update
By Heidi Hoffman, FlexTech Alliance
The demand for processing developments for creating electronic circuitry on flexible substrates is rapidly increasing to meet the market's demand for efficient end-products such as sensors, RFID, membrane switches, and touchscreens
South America Semiconductor Strategy Summit
Latin America's high-tech industry is growing, commensurate with a rising middle class population and growing demand for consumer and commercial electronics. The first South America Semiconductor Strategy Summit covered a wide array of topics for growth in this region.
SEMICON Korea 2015: Breaking through Limitations
Korea continues to be a leading center of the industry. SEMICON Korea 2015 provides a platform to discuss industry issues and innovations.
SEMICON Japan 2014 Features Women in Business Session
Opening session discusses how companies excel, innovate and succeed by focusing on diversity, openness and inclusion of women at all levels of professional development.
Europe Serious About Investment
A new European trust fund worth €21 Billion, that will enable the European Investment Bank (EIB) to fund loans to the value of € 63 Billion, will be operational as of mid-2015. The fund is expected to attract private investment worth € 252 Billion between 2015-2017 and if successful will be continued for the period 2018-2020.