Applied Materials To Develop Sustainable Semiconductor Ecosystem in India

CIOTechOutlook Team | Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 02:37 IST

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US -based chip equipment supplier Applied Materials will collaborate with semiconductor supplier organisations to reduce the time to commercialisation in India, said a senior executive. “Applied Materials will collaborate with semiconductor supplier organisations with the intent to reduce the time to commercialisation and develop a sustainable semiconductor ecosystem in India,” Suraj Rengarajan, managing director, Applied Materials India added.
The company last year announced that it will set up an engineering centre in Bengaluru with a total investment of $400 million (about Rs 3,278 crores) over four years to develop and commercialise technologies for semiconductor manufacturing equipment, as per ET.
He stated that the engineering center will facilitate the development of semiconductor equipment subsystems and components by bringing together engineers, domestic and international suppliers, research facilities, and academic institutions.
It will give admittance to cutting edge gear and cycles for providers to test and approve, while likewise giving chances to foster hardware.
“We estimate that in its first five years of operation, the centre can create at least 500 new advanced engineering jobs along with 2,500 jobs in the manufacturing ecosystem,” Rengarajan said.
The team in India helps the parent company with design, product development, IT, advanced analytics, software, factory automation, and computer-aided engineering. It also supports various business units. The organization likewise has an investigation community in IIT Bombay grounds where its innovative work technologists work on materials and science answers for address complex materials designing difficulties.
It is additionally investigating commitment with IISc in photonics and quantum materials. Through this coordinated effort, it plans to interface understudies to exceptionally prepared tech experts and assist them with becoming industry-prepared, Rengarajan said.
To further develop effectiveness and create bits of knowledge, the organization has consolidated artificial intelligence (AI) into a portion of its cycle gear, for example, deformity examination and survey devices, and in its administration contributions in apparatus alignment and interaction enhancement.

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