Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 4   >   >>
eewiz
User Rank
CEO
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
eewiz   5/23/2013 2:01:47 PM
NO RATINGS
Good Intentions. But honestly I doubt the outcomes. Atleast its good news for NXP/INFN/ST/Atmel and their employees. Doing "20 percent of global chip production." competitively, in Europe , is a highly ambitious target.

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
rick merritt   5/23/2013 2:48:21 PM
NO RATINGS
It will be interesting to see the affect of this money spread, apparently, across the whole region and supply chain. ...BTW there's chip design in Milan?

Jaslam
User Rank
Rookie
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
Jaslam   5/23/2013 2:59:39 PM
NO RATINGS
7 years is a good time frame - I hope it goes into education, and the next generation of engineers. That way the companies/fabs/investments will come to us..

Olaf.Barheine
User Rank
Rookie
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
Olaf.Barheine   5/23/2013 4:53:46 PM
NO RATINGS
I am sorry, but I fear Europe has missed the boat. Even billions of euros from the tax payers will not change that. Anyway, I believe in the future of the software industry, IT consulting and services. So, let's spend the money better for those projects.

rockf
User Rank
Rookie
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
rockf   5/23/2013 7:33:53 PM
NO RATINGS
Where was Kroes when Qimonda went bankrupt in 2009 ?

Thesoiguro
User Rank
Rookie
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
Thesoiguro   5/23/2013 9:06:51 PM
NO RATINGS
Good Europe is backing FDSOI, I think its likely noone adopts Taiwan Semiconductor bulk Finfet due to high cost and process variation

skyhawk2
User Rank
Rookie
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
skyhawk2   5/24/2013 12:04:31 AM
NO RATINGS
a little too late for europe, a new leading edge 300mm fab is 6 billion dollars, 450nm I dont even know how much, so three of them? I dont think so, especially when only two foundries are making money, TSMC and SMIC everybody else is losing money.

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
resistion   5/24/2013 6:04:14 AM
NO RATINGS
What's the revenue model?

Peter Clarke
User Rank
Blogger
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
Peter Clarke   5/24/2013 10:06:30 AM
NO RATINGS
That would be STMicroelectronics

Peter Clarke
User Rank
Blogger
re: Europe launches $12 billion chip support campaign
Peter Clarke   5/24/2013 10:11:31 AM
NO RATINGS
I don't think there is a revenue model.... apart from tax and spend.... But to quote from the "Nanoelectronics beyond 2020" document: "The companies and institutes in Europe’s nanoelectronics ecosystem propose a strategic research and innovation program with a total investment of 100 billion € up to the year 2020. By 2020, the programme aims to increase Europe’s nanoelectronics-based world-wide revenues by over 200 billion € per year, and create an additional 250,000 direct and induced jobs in Europe."

Page 1 / 4   >   >>


Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Book Review: Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler
Max Maxfield
9 comments
Generally speaking, when it comes to settling down with a good book, I tend to gravitate towards science fiction and science fantasy. Having said this, I do spend a lot of time reading ...

Martin Rowe

No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
13 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Martin Rowe

Book Review: Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, Third Edition, by Michel Mardiguian. Contributions by Donald L. Sweeney and Roger Swanberg. List price: $89.99 (e-book), $119 (hardcover).