EE Times Europe Magazine – March 2022
Welcome to the March 2022 edition of EE Times Europe magazine!
The European Union has unveiled its Chips Act to strengthen the resilience and competitiveness of the semiconductor ecosystem in Europe. Competitiveness is crucial in a globalized economy, but what exactly does resilience mean? Why is it so important to have a resilient semiconductor supply chain in Europe? Laith Altimime, President of SEMI Europe, discusses Europe’s vision and missions to strengthen semiconductor manufacturing operations and improve the resilience of supply chains.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgent need for more flexible and efficient telemedicine practices. Wireless technology offers exceptional convenience and accessibility through sophisticated devices that can detect, monitor and notify caregivers in real time. This issue explores the adoption of wearable medical devices and the technologies driving the future of digital health.
Can Europe compete in the quantum computing race? Mark Mattingley-Scott, Managing Director, EMEA, at Quantum Brilliance, is confident that “the very favorable conditions in Europe will create a perfect storm of innovation and execution that will lead the world.” Advances in startup research show the dynamism that reigns on the continent.
As part of our EE Times 50th Anniversary Special, a three-part series examines Silicon Valley’s 74-year history, including how it came to be; why the captains of fledgling industry settled in California; and the legacy of William Shockley Jr., Fairchild and the “Fairchildren” who laid the foundations of the semiconductor industry we know today.
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