As many as 80 semiconductor companies including US giants Micron Technology and Applied Materials are participating in SemiconIndia 2023 exhibition that kicked off in Gandhinagar today.
Micron Technology has pledged an investment of $825 million in a Gujarat-based semiconductor assembly and test plant and Applied Materials has committed $400 million for their Engineering Collaborative Centre after talks held during PM Modi’s recent state visit to the USA.
The exhibition has a lineup of 150 stalls representing 80 leading companies to showcase their innovations and products. These diverse companies cover the entire spectrum of semiconductors, including supply chain, global Integrated Device Manufacturers, and domestic majors.
In addition to showcasing innovations, the event will comprise of 25 startups who will showcase their innovations and connect with industry leaders.
SemiconIndia 2023 will also witness participation from 23 countries and multiple states, with stalls from Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, displaying the collective effort of state governments in supporting the semiconductor industry’s growth.
Institutions like SCL, ISRO and the Space Application Centre have their showcases as well, and educational institutes like IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, BITS Pilani, Ganpat University, and Nirma University will actively participate, highlighting academia’s vital role in driving India’s semiconductor advancements.
This exhibition marks the start of Semicon India 2023’s second edition, organised by India Semiconductor Mission in close collaboration with industry and industry associations as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to make the country a major electronics manufacturing hub.
Taking place from 25th to 30th July, the event will showcase India’s journey towards becoming a global powerhouse in Semiconductor Design, Manufacturing, and Technology Development, aligned with India Semiconductor Mission’s vision.
The ‘SemiconIndia 2023’ exhibition was inaugurated Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendrabhai Patel, in the presence of Union Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Electronics & IT, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
SemiconIndia 2023 is a testament to India’s strong 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, according to an official statement.