Really great News! We need more gvt support! Maybe we will see a scenario like we saw at SC300 (first 300mm fab in the world; JV between Infineon and Motorola). However, this may all there will be: nothing more but R&D or pilot in Europe. Just can't see 450mm volume in Europe. Way too expensive there even with gvt support.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.