Category Archives: Supply Chain

Semiconductor R&D outsourcing model in times of Covid-19 and the Sino-US trade war (Part 2)

September 15, 2020, anysilicon

In the first part, I took a look at seven developments in 2020 that impact the semiconductor engineering services industry in outsourcing engagements with IDMs and fabless companies. In this article I answer the question: How to setup and evolve your semiconductor R&D outsourcing model for 2020?
 
The following paragraphs outline

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Semiconductor R&D outsourcing model in times of Covid-19 and the US-China trade war (Part 1)

August 27, 2020, anysilicon

Which semiconductor R&D outsourcing model is suitable in times of Covid-19 and the US-China trade war? In the first part, I take a look at seven developments that will impact the semiconductor engineering services industry in 2020. In the second article (part 2) I provide a hands-on concept

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CEO Talk: Steve Beckers, VP at imec

July 22, 2020, anysilicon

This interview was held with: Steve Beckers, VP at imec
 

 
Tell me a bit about your background. How did you start at imec/imec.IC-link?
With 37 years in the semiconductor industry, I consider myself a veteran. I started my career at Alcatel Microelectronics in 1983 and worked there

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Faraday Launches Ariel™ SoC Platform with Infineon’s SONOS eFlash to Drive IoT Development

July 17, 2020, anysilicon

Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today launched its next generation IoT SoC development platform, called Ariel™, which is built on UMC’s 40uLP logic process combined with Infineon’s SONOS eFlash technology. Compared with its predecessor, the 55nm Uranus+™ platform, the Ariel platform demonstrates a 35% reduction

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INTEGRA TECHNOLOGIES WINS $3 MILLION CONTRACT AWARD FROM NORTHROP GRUMMAN

June 02, 2020, anysilicon

Wichita, KANS. (June 2, 2020)  – Integra Technologies, a world leader in semiconductor packaging, assembly, test, characterization and related services, was awarded a $3 million contract from Northrop Grumman.
 
Integra Technologies’ Wichita manufacturing facility will utilize upwards of one hundred current employees to service the new order. Integra Wichita will

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Semiconductor Supply Chain Overview

April 05, 2020, anysilicon

Semiconductors lie at the very center of the modern world of technology and digital devices. Semiconductors chips such as microcontrollers give us a level of control that wasn’t possible before. The demand for semiconductors and ICs from companies that build consumer devices is extremely high and they expect high quality

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