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5/31/2011 08:32 AM EDT
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re: India starts hunt for fab-building chipmakers
docdivakar   6/10/2011 11:04:25 PM
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@peter.clarke: I got back from DAC two days ago and my recent learning there reinforces some of your observations on the European foundries. But the sheer volume (local market) alone is justification enough for opening multiple MEMS/older technology fabs in India. It is interesting that you bring up Abu Dhabi model (hence Global Foundries!). The presence of a relatively better-, larger-educated workforce (& I am not looking to pick a fight with any one from Abu Dhabi!) gives India an edge that can be leveraged than just cash alone. Only time will tell what success Global Foundries will enjoy. Since I posted my first comment, Pradeep has written more on the topic: Chinese fabless market set to double! And Indias? http://pradeepchakraborty.wordpress.com/2011/06/10/chinese-fabless-market-set-to-double-and-indias/ The More-than-Moore approach is ideal for the Indian market -it has the potential to effectively leverage the country's software expertise to cohabit the hardware potential. MP Divakar

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re: India starts hunt for fab-building chipmakers
msakms   6/14/2011 2:58:51 PM
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Indians have always been superior in the Computer Science industry. I totally support this initiative and I can't wait to see that project set into work ASAP.

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