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SEMICON Europa 2019 expands intelligent applications showcase

SEMICON Europa, the largest European event that links the entire supply chain for electronics design and manufacturing from innovation to application, will take place from November 12 to 15, 2019 at the Munich Exhibition Center, parallel to productronica 2019.

This year, SEMICON Europe offers exhibitors and visitors many synergies, and an even greater range of information through unique exchange opportunities.

The exponential growth of the industry in the following “smart” industries will be presented:

  • Automotive;
  • Medical;
  • Design and Fabless;
  • Smart Manufacturing;
  • MEMS and Sensors;
  • Image Processing;
  • Materials; and
  • Workforce Development.

Registration is now open to visitors and exhibitors at the following link:

Europe’s research and development centers, chip manufacturers, as well as material and equipment companies are strategically positioned in the global electronics value chain to drive the development and growth of smart applications.

Laith Altimime, president of SEMI Europe, says: “Cooperation and investment in key segments of smart applications, including medical technology and the automotive industry, in which continental Europe plays a key role, are crucial for continued innovation in the European semiconductor industry.

“SEMICON Europe is the leading platform in Europe where key players along the value chain come together to collaborate.”

To strengthen Europe’s strategic leadership and drive the development of new products and technologies, this year SEMI has entered into partnerships with imec, CEA-Leti and Fraunhofer, three of the world’s leading technology research and innovation centers.

SEMI Europe received additional support from Bosch, Infineon and Intel Ireland. For the first time in decades, all three European chip manufacturers have invested heavily in new 300mm wafer factories to boost the digital economy.

Also at the beginning of this year, the German luxury car manufacturer Audi was the first automobile manufacturer to join SEMI as a member, strengthening its orientation toward the automotive supply chain segments.

The Smart Transportation Forum and the Smart Transportation Pavilion bring together key stakeholders along the automotive value chain to explore innovation opportunities in automotive electronics.

The program is organized by SEMI Global Automotive Advisory Council (GAAC) and supported by SEMI Strategic Association Partner ESD (Electronic System Design).

SEMI Global Automotive Advisory Council 

Additional highlights of SEMICON Europa include:

  • Advanced Packaging Conference: 12-13 November 2019
  • 23rd Fab Management Forum: 11-12 November 2019
  • Strategic Materials Conference: 12-13 November 2019
  • SMART Transportation Forum: 13 November 2019

Inspiration hub

The brand new Inspiration Hub at SEMICON Europe comprises the Smart Workforce and Smart MedTech programs.

The new Smart MedTech program shows how semiconductors enable technological innovations and solutions for global healthcare challenges.

The Inspiration Hub will pay special attention to human resources development. Innovators, entrepreneurs, students, engineers and key stakeholders from Europe’s semiconductor and medical ecosystems will come together to debate career opportunities.

The Innovation Hub’s Smart Workforce Program aims to help the electronics industry overcome its critical workforce shortage and build its talent pipeline. Students will also learn how technological innovations can solve the global challenges in the semiconductor industry.

In addition to the SEMICON Europa Smart Workforce Program, the Accelerating Talents Program in cooperation with productronica and VDMA brings together international companies and start-ups looking for talent.

Smart technology

The TechArena will showcase the latest trends and innovations in key areas such as smart design, disruptive computing, 3D printing, photonics, MEMS, 5G and environment, health and safety.

Further information can be found on the SEMICON Europa website. 
Connect to SEMI Europe on Twitter or LinkedIn @SEMIEurope (#SEMICONEuropa).

SEMICON Europa premier sponsors

Silver sponsor: KLA

Event sponsors: Atotech, DAS Environmental Expert, Ebara, Edwards, EV Group, Inficon, JSR Micro, Lam Research, Pfeiffer Vacuum, Rena Technologies, Screen, Siconnex

As an organisation, SEMI connects more than 2,100 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing.