SemiconIndia 2023 exhibition to showcase technological advancements

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar will inaugurate the exhibition

| Updated: 24 July, 2023 11:45 pm IST
Sanjay Mehrotra, President and CEO of Micron Technology, and his senior V P, Gursharan Singh, met Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar at his office 

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited SemiconIndia 2023 exhibition is set to be inaugurated in Gandhinagar on tuesday, in the presence of Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

Running from July 25 to July 30, the event aims to highlight India’s remarkable journey towards becoming a global powerhouse in Semiconductor Design, Manufacturing, and Technology Development, in line with the vision of the India Semiconductor Mission.

The exhibition will offer insights into the semiconductor manufacturing process and showcase the significant progress made in this rapidly evolving field. Open to visitors till the end of this month, SemiconIndia 2023 promises to be an enriching experience for all attendees.

“This exhibition marks the commencement of SemiconIndia 2023’s second edition, organised by the India Semiconductor Mission in close collaboration with industry and industry associations, under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” said the ministry, revealing details about the event.

The exhibition is expected to witness substantial participation from major semiconductor giants like Micron Technology and Applied Materials, which have recently committed substantial investments in India’s semiconductor ecosystem. Notably, Micron Technology has pledged a significant $825 million investment in a Gujarat-based semiconductor assembly and test plant, while Applied Materials has committed $400 million for their Engineering Collaborative Centre.

An exciting highlight of the event will be the inauguration on July 28 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.

Under the theme ‘Semicon India 2023,’ the premier showcase will celebrate India’s semiconductor capabilities and chip design innovations. Renowned companies like Foxconn, Micron, AMD, IBM, Marvell, Vedanta, LAM Research, NXP Semiconductors, and STMicroelectronics will actively participate, offering in-depth insights into cutting-edge technologies and advancements in chip-making.

The exhibition will boast a lineup of 150 stalls, representing 80 leading companies, where they will display their innovative products and solutions. These diverse companies encompass the entire spectrum of semiconductors, including the global Integrated Device Manufacturers and domestic majors.

In addition to showcasing innovations from established players, the event will also provide a platform for 25 startups to exhibit their breakthrough ideas and connect with industry leaders, fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration within the semiconductor ecosystem.

SemiconIndia 2023 will transcend international boundaries, attracting participation from 23 countries, and will also proudly showcase the collective efforts of states like Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat in supporting the semiconductor industry’s growth.

Distinguished institutions such as SCL, ISRO, and the Space Application Centre will have their showcases, demonstrating the country’s achievements in space and semiconductor research.

Renowned educational institutes, including IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, BITS Pilani, Ganpat University, and Nirma University, will actively participate, underscoring academia’s pivotal role in driving India’s semiconductor advancements.

SemiconIndia 2023 stands as a testament to India’s unwavering commitment to building a robust semiconductor ecosystem. With its grand scale and innovative showcases, the exhibition proudly displays India’s potential as an emerging global hub for semiconductor excellence.

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