29 Jun '17, 10pm

'Europe First' Emerges as Theme of Tech Reboot

'Europe First' Emerges as Theme of Tech Reboot

GRENOBLE, France – More and more, the motto of the European microelectronics industry, including its semiconductor manufacturing reboot, has become “Europe First.” The joint collaboration agreement announced by Europe’s two large research institutes — CEA-Leti (Grenoble) and Fraunhofer Group (Berlin) — here this week has amplified an upbeat “pro-Europe” sentiment. As Leti hosted its 50th anniversary, the heads of the two research and technology organizations sealed a deal and discussed plans to work together, aligning their microelectronics innovation agenda in Europe. Marie-Noëlle Semeria, Leti’s CEO, told reporters, “By putting European large projects under a single roof, we can go faster [with our R&D], together.” Under the agreement, Leti and Fraunhofer set up “a technological platform,” said Semeria, so that they can provide small, medium companies and startups access...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1331964&_mc=RS...

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