Semiconductor Spotlight: From Intel and TSMC's U.S. expansion challenges to the establishment of the Florida Semiconductor Institute, the semiconductor Industry is abuzz with developments.
Here's a SemiSlice of what's been happening.
🚀 Startup Funding Soars in September
September 2023 marked a significant surge in funding for semiconductor startups, driving innovation and technological progress across various domains such as battery technologies, ambient power, sensors, and autonomous driving. Notable funding rounds were secured by Group14 Technologies, Ambient Photonics, Arduino, Prisma Photonics, and Fernride, each channeling investments into their respective projects and playing a crucial role in shaping the future of semiconductor technologies. Read More
Intel and TSMC's U.S. Expansion: A detailed look into the strategic moves and challenges faced by TSMC and Intel in their U.S. expansion ventures. Read More
SigmaSense Welcomes New CEO, David French: SigmaSense appoints semiconductor industry veteran David French as CEO, following a significant investment from NXP Semiconductor. Read More
Florida Semiconductor Institute Takes Charge: The University of Florida establishes the Florida Semiconductor Institute, aiming to enhance the state’s R&D and build its semiconductor workforce. Read More
📚 Featured Articles
Sam Altman and Jony Ive's AI Device: A glimpse into a device that aims to bring AI into our daily interactions in a novel form. Read
Indie Semiconductor's Michigan Expansion: Indie Semiconductor is constructing a new engineering design center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Have a look
Chips and Science Act: A National Strategy: The act is set to allocate $39 billion in grants for semiconductor factories across the U.S. View
Leadership Update: Next G Alliance: Charlie Zhang, Senior VP of Samsung Research America (SRA), has been elected Vice Chair of the Next G Alliance Full Member Group, serving until November 14, 2024.
Infineon Technologies is hiring a Vice President of R&D, Power Management in Andover, MA to lead all R&D in the Power & Sensor Systems (PSS) division, managing resources across product architecture, design, layout, product and test engineering, and program management, and contributing to PL planning and long-term strategy development. Apply Here
Samsung Semiconductor is hiring a Sr. Staff/Principal Physical Design Technology Methodology Lead in the Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area to establish methodologies and solutions for new technology introduction for premium IP, ensuring the Physical Design team can drive PPA and execution for differentiating IP in cutting-edge technology (2nm and beyond). Apply Here
Intel Corporation is hiring a Yield Analysis (YA) Manager in Phoenix, AZ to build and lead a Yield Analysis team within the Fab Sort Manufacturing (FSM) HVM Global Yield organization, focusing on executing the HVM yield roadmap and supporting fast-paced yield ramp-up in high-volume manufacturing phases. Apply Here
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🔨 Micron's $15B Memory Chip Manufacturing Facility
Micron Technology has begun constructing a state-of-the-art memory chip manufacturing facility in Boise, Idaho, marking the first of its kind in the U.S. in two decades. Representing a very large investment of approximately $15 billion, it aims to bring substantial economic and employment benefits to the Idaho region, with operations expected to commence in phases from 2025. Read More
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