Intel states that the economy is bad right now, but they need more fabs
Intel says it will alter its spending for plants based on ‘market needs’
Despite a weakening global economy, Intel has stated it will keep constructing new chip production facilities because it is crucial to expand supply chains and increase capacity when it anticipates a recovery in semicon... Read more
Spain to invest 12.25 billion Euros on microchip industry
A plan to spend 12.25 billion Euros ($13.12 billion) on the semi-conductor and the microchip industry by 2027 has been approved by the government of Spain.
The program, which primarily consists of the European Pandemic Relief Fund, will be directed toward the growth of the Digital Economy and wi... Read more
The EU takes next step in microchip manufacturing to rival Asia and the US
The new EU legislation will promote microchip development and may receive $52 billion worth of funds comparable to that proposed within the pending US legislation. This will help them be at par with the US and Asia when it comes to manufacturing microchips.
A senior official of the EU has stated... Read more
Lithuania and Taiwan team up to take on China over microchips
The alliance between the two countries could help Europe gain a foothold in the chip-making landscape.
Lithuania's showdown with China over Taiwan could deliver an unexpected windfall to the small Baltic nation, according to a report in POLITICO. In fact, Lithuania could realize a boon that Fra... Read more
Merkel says Europe must work together to lead the high-tech front
Reuters report Angela Merkel saying that European countries must focus on next-generation chip manufacturing.
Angela Merkel has drawn upon her 15+ years of know-how to say that individual European countries cannot compete in advanced high-tech chip manufacturing.
German Chancellor shared her ... Read more
Moore’s Law persists: ASML paves the way for further chip improvement
Imec and ASML published a report that the continuation of Moore's Law is within reach until 2024. Researchers argue that due to breakthroughs in lithographic machines and the way to deploy these machines on an industrial scale, the number of transistors in an integrated circuit can continue to doub... Read more
Bosch’s new state-of-the-art Wafer Fab opens in Dresden
The new wafer fab will boost the company’s microelectronics capacity. It will be fully controlled and connected using artificial intelligence.
When will it release and how will it work?
The new wafer fab by Bosch will be produced in Dresden from July, which is six months earlier than initia... Read more