Soitec kickstarts expansion of its Singapore wafer fab
December 09, 2022The fab extension will enable Soitec to double the annual production at its Pasir Ris site, in Singapore, to around two million 300mm SOI (Silicon-on-Insulators) wafers
Ericsson sells its IoT business to Aeris
December 08, 2022Ericsson and IoT solutions provider Aeris Communications have signed an agreement for the transfer of Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator and Connected Vehicle Cloud businesses.
Imec and Rapidus team up on advanced semiconductor technologies
December 07, 2022Nanoelectronics research and innovation hub imec is teaming up with Rapidus, a newly founded semiconductor company in Japan, on advanced semiconductor technologies.
Swedish chip company inks deal with European satellite communications company
December 05, 2022Sivers Semiconductors' business unit, Sivers Wireless, has signed a strategic development agreement worth USD 16.4 million with a European satellite communications company to develop several chipsets for satellite communication ground terminals.
Filtronic opens new design centre in Manchester
November 22, 2022Filtronic, a designer and manufacturer of RF-to-mmWave components and subsystems, has recently employed several additional engineers to extend the capabilities of both its design team and its process engineering team. Adding to this expansion, the company has also opened a new design centre in Manchester, UK
EU agree to foot €2.4 billion for satellite internet system
November 21, 2022The Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on a regulation establishing the EU's secure connectivity programme for the period 2023-2027.
Safran acquires Syrlinks
November 09, 2022Safran Electronics & Defense has completed its acquisition of Syrlinks, a French mid-sized firm specialising in radiocommunications and radionavigation, primarily for the space sector, and positioning, navigation and timing (PNT).
German components distribution continues to grow
November 08, 2022While incoming orders continue to normalize, sales of components distributors (according to FBDi e.V.) benefit from a strong summer quarter with 44% growth. Inflation and the weak euro contribute to surge.
SMARTsemi partners with Flip Electronics
October 26, 2022Flip Electronics, a specialist in stocking obsolete and last-time buy semiconductor components, has signed a franchised distribution partnership agreement with SMARTsemi, a division of Smart Modular Technologies, to distribute its line of DRAM and FLASH components.
IQE team up with SK siltron
October 11, 2022The supplier of compound semiconductor wafer products and advanced material solutions has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with SK siltron for the development and commercialisation of compound semiconductor products.
US Department of Defense blacklists drone maker DJI
October 07, 2022The US Department of Defense has added more Chinese companies to a blacklist that identifies the companies as “Chinese military companies” and subjects them to an investment ban from American companies.
Sanmina and Reliance completes Indian JV
October 07, 2022EMS provider Sanmina and Reliance have completed the previously announced joint venture transaction. With the JV, the companies are looking to create an electronic manufacturing hub in India.
Swedish semiconductor manufacturer plans to increase production following investment round
October 04, 2022SweGaN, a Swedish manufacturer of custom-made Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) epitaxial wafers, has completed a Series A financing round totaling SEK 125 million (EUR 12 million).
Spain launches foundry for III-V semiconductors
October 03, 2022Spain launches its first commercial foundry for III-V Semiconductors targeting integrated photonics.
KLA to build a new R&D and manufacturing facility in Wales
September 30, 2022KLA Corporation says that it plans to build a new R&D and manufacturing center for the SPTS division, in Newport, Wales, UK.
X-FAB to license IHP Leibniz Institute's SiGe technology
September 12, 2022X-FAB Silicon Foundries and the Leibniz Institute for High-Performance Microelectronics (IHP) have further expanded their longstanding partnership. Under the new agreement, X-FAB will now license IHP’s SiGe technology.
Elbit Systems awarded contract to develop advanced night vision sensorLoad more news
September 12, 2022Elbit Systems' US subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, has been awarded a USD 10 million contract by SOSSEC, Inc. to begin phase II of the development of an Advanced Low Light Level Sensor (ALLLS).