I think the process for MEMS & CMOS integration is the key to survival of the fabs in order to attract more fabless MEMS startups. There is still healthy market for non-CMOS MEMS but increasingly challenging aspect ratios & real estate will dictate the technology directions for these fabs. They need to supplement this with affordable MPW's.
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.