10th SEMI Brussels Forum – About

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SEMI Europe

SEMI Europe is the European wing of SEMI, the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chain for micro-/nano-electronics and related industries (e.g. photovoltaic (solar), LED, flat panel display). We represent over 290 companies based in Europe and active on the global market.

SEMI members are responsible for the innovations and technologies that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products and devices that bring the power of the digital age to more people every day.

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At a glance - European Semiconductor equipment and material suppliers

  • 105 000 high-skilled jobs in Europe
  • 23% of the global equipment market (SEMI, September 2013 figures)
  • 3rd most research and development intensive industry in Europe and worldwide (EU 2012 Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard)
  • World’s number 1 semiconductor equipment manufacturer (based on sales) [source]
  • Over 80% of companies are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)


What the EU says about the European semiconductor manufacturing supply chain:

  • 2013 EU industrial strategy for micro- and nano-electronics: 10 Billion Euro public/private investment, 1000 Billion Euro industry investment, 20% of global chip production market by 2020
  • 2012 Key Enabling Technologies (2012): at the start of a 3.5 Trillion Euro industry

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SEMI – 2009 figures


About SEMI

SEMI’s 1,900+ member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit www.semi.org/eu