SEMI® Global Update - November 2014
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SEMI Global Update
IN THIS ISSUE
Venturing Something New: Innovation Discovery Hub
China's LED Fab Industry: 1,000 MOCVD Tools 2014-2018
IoT Sees Real Adoption in Industry and Drives Dev of Ecosystem
Simplifying the Complexity of New Material Dev in the Semiconductor Ind
450mm Standards Update: October 2014
Wrap-up: SEMI Strategic Materials Conference
FD-SOI Front and Center at Very Successful SEMICON Europa
Tetsuro Higashi to Receive the SEMI Sales and Mktg Excellence Award
Seven Facts about Japan Semiconductor Mfrg Supply Chain
450mm Innovations and Synergies for Smaller Diameters
Million Dollar Challenge Grant Goal Met for Workforce Development
Event Calendar

ASIA
November 19
Intersolar India - Conference Sessions
December 3-5
SEMICON Japan
EUROPE
January 19-21
European 3D TSV Summit 2015

NORTH AMERICA
November 9-12
Int'l Tech Partners Conf
November 12-13
CAST Workshop
November 12-13
T Sensors Summit--for Trillion Sensor Roadmap
November 18-20
South America Semi Strategy Summit
Course
- Fund. of Prod Mktg
Call for Papers

SEMI Adv Semiconductor Mfrg Conf (ASMC) 2015
Deadline Extended to November 10


SEMICON Southeast Asia 2015
Due: January 31, 2015


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Venturing Something New: Innovation Discovery Hub

Kai Fai Ng Investments in semiconductor startup companies in the region have increased recently. To showcase the opportunities and to help overcome some of the challenges for startups, a new "Innovation Discovery Hub" will be featured at SEMICON Southeast Asia 2015.

In addition, the Fundamentals of IC Packaging workshop concluded last week. SEMI Southeast Asia, in partnership with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), organized the event which drew more than 70 participants from the region. (more)

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China's LED Fab Industry Will Install More than 1,000 MOCVD Tools from 2014 to 2018

By Daniel QI, Chief Analyst of LED Industry, IRC, SEMI China

As a result of cost reduction and performance improvements, LED lighting is becoming more and more competitive in general lighting market.


IoT Sees Real Adoption in Industry and Drives Development of Ecosystem

By Paula Doe, SEMI
The smart watch may get the press, but smart connected sensors in the factory are quietly saving companies millions a year.




Simplifying the Complexity of New Material Development in the Semiconductor Industry

By Wayne Mitchell, VP and GM, Global Electronics, Air Products
To be a reliable supplier to the industry going forward, materials suppliers must reduce complexity. Enhancing device performance, reducing power consumption, shrinking form factors, and lowering the cost for the next generation of smart phones, tablets, PCs, and wearables are just some of the primary drivers.


450mm Standards Update: October 2014

The industry is continuing to develop the standards that will be essential to high-volume manufacturing on larger substrates.


SEMICON Japan 2014

Wrap-up: SEMI Strategic Materials Conference

By Karey Holland and Sue Davis, Techcet Group
The SEMI Strategic Materials Conference 2014 was very well attended with people from several of the leading IC makers as well as suppliers of equipment and materials to the fabs.


FD-SOI Front and Center at Very Successful SEMICON Europa

By Adele Hars
GlobalFoundries is hot on FD-SOI. Qualcomm's interested in it for IoT. ST's got more amazing low-power FD-SOI results. These are just some of the highlights that came out of the Low Power Conference during SEMICON Europa 2014.


Tetsuro Higashi to Receive the SEMI Sales and Marketing Excellence Award

Terry Higashi will receive the 18th SEMI Sales and Marketing Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in semiconductor equipment and materials.


ISS 2015

Seven Facts about Japan Semiconductor Manufacturing Supply Chain

Seven facts about semiconductor manufacturing that show how Japan is an important and active part of the industry.


450mm Innovations and Synergies for Smaller Diameters

Semiconductor equipment and materials innovations are expanding as 450mm research and development proceeds at consortia, institutes and companies around the world.


Million Dollar Challenge Grant Goal Achieved for SEMI High Tech Industry Workforce Development

With generous "Morgan Challenge Matchmaker" contributions, the SEMI Foundation recently reached its goal of $1 million for workforce development.


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