Prospect for next-generation semiconductor industry

Information electronics technology is projected to change in the direction of making digital, mobile, ubiquitous, broadband technology and service convergence--in favor of individual and intelligent service. Establishment of embedded system center as scheduled is expected to contribute vastly to the growth of IT SoC.

Strategies for development of next-generation semiconductor industry

Boosting business environments

To provide technical and administrative supports to new enterprises together with marketing information To encourage and set up grounds for non-memory products

Boosting business environments

To select the fields viable and offer concentrated supports to them To provide the technologies needed by the businesses, and encourage the establishment of research and development organizations

To assist the businesses in training their workforce

To arrange more on- the -job training0 and induce practical retraining by the field staff To work out plans to induce and employ excellent human resources with ease

Strategies for development of next-generation semiconductor industry

To establish IC research institutes for study of basic and application technology, R&D and use of joint production system
To build SoC design house, provide technology to the businesses in the local community and train the professionals
To increase the research lab dealing with R&D exclusively from 500 IT engaged companies in the community (from current 15 labs to 50)
To develop program to secure designing experts in collaboration with Hynix
To establish comprehensive center of system IC to provide portal service in order to encourage and support new businesses, provide technical and workforce assistance
To develop programs to set up network among universities, research institutions and businesses

Universities related with next-generation semiconductor indust

More than 20 related departments such as Departments of Semiconductor Technology, Electronic Engineering and Physical Science in Chungbuk National University, Cheongju University and Chungju National University (135 professors are engaged) To facilitate exchange of IT experts by various projects of human resources development such as national BK21 and NURI(New University for Regional Innovation) scheme

Main tasks for nurturing next generation semiconductor industry

Field Tasks
next-generation 1) To support the businesses semiconductor by comprehensive center of system IC
2) To develop system IC technology
3) To encourage and support semiconductorR&D lab
4) To nurture next-generation memory industry