LONDON – The Indian Semiconductor Association (ISA) has changed its name to the Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association.
The name change was announced during the opening of the annual ISA Vision Summit in Bangalore along with a new charter that is intended to address electronic system design and manufacturing.
The charter represents a broader spectrum and includes not only semiconductor companies but a larger ecosystem of companies and organizations involved in the design and manufacture of electronic products.
The body was formed in 2005 as the ISA and has over 175 members – both domestic and multinational. The ISA has worked closely with the Indian government both at the national and the state level.
The name change comes as the Indian government is preparing to announce a decision on bids to develop a 300-mm wafer fab on the sub-continent (see Indian fab decision likely this quarter).
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