SEMICON Russia 2015 Presents Microelectronics Market Conference and New TechARENA Sessions

Event develops dialogue between Russian and foreign players, attracts investment, and promotes new joint projects

MOSCOW — 2 March 2015 — SEMICON Russia, the premier meeting place of the entire micro- and nanoelectronics industry in Russia, will take place from 16 to 18 June in Moscow. SEMICON Russia Exhibition is scheduled for 17-18 June with traditional location at Expocentre fairgrounds.  With programs that include the Microelectronics Market Conference, an Exhibition, TechARENA sessions and presentations, SEMICON Russia offers advanced opportunities for networking and cooperation with local and foreign professionals.  The event features the latest developments and emerging new markets, in addition to an opportunity to connect with customers, partners and investors. In 2015, SEMICON Russia features a new program TechARENA, consisting of sessions on Intelligent Systems and Semiconductor Optoelectronics. In addition, SEMICON Russia offers its exhibitors a TechLOUNGE where they can present their latest products and innovations. Over 130 exhibitors from 15 countries — including international and regional leading suppliers of equipment, materials and services — are expected to be on the show floor and more than 1500 attendees. 

The Microelectronics Market Conference takes place on 16 June the day before the exhibition opening in Expocentre. It is devoted to the creation of large-scale manufacture of electronics in the Russian regions: markets, technology and government support.   The event is a unique opportunity to get a comprehensive perspective of the market situation, with panel discussions which include open debates. The Conference is attended by the representatives of federal and regional organizations and agencies, top and middle managers of major Russian and foreign companies, development institutions, Research Studies Institutes, industrial clusters, Russian and foreign experts.

Conference speakers include: Heinz Kundert, President of SEMI Europe; Alena Fomina, Managing director of JSC “CNII Elektronika;” Pavel Rudnik, Deputy Director, the Department of Innovative Development of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation;  Dmitry Krinitskiy, Head of the Department for regional policy and cooperation with authorities, JSC "RUSNANO"; Denis Mironov, Vice-Chairman of Saint Petersburg Industrial Policy Innovations Committee; and  Evgeny Shakhmatov, Head of Samara State Aerospace University. For details about the agenda, please visit http://www.semiconrussia.org/en/Programs/Overview.

From 17 to 18 June, the Expocentre in Moscow will host the eighth SEMICON Russia exhibition, where leading companies from around the world will showcase their products, equipment, technology, facilities and services. Every year SEMICON Russia becomes a must-visit event for the global industry community: consumers, developers, engineers and researchers interested in the application and development of microelectronics technologies including: MEMS technology packaging, A3B5 electronics, photovoltaics, and flexible electronics. SEMICON Russia 2015 exhibitors include: SVCS s.r.o., Maicom Quarz GmbH, DIPAUL group, Eltech SPb, JSC, Schenker Deutschland AG, FÄTH, IMEC, M+W Group, STMicroelectronics, «NPP «ESTO» Isc, Zelenograd Innovation cluster Technounity.  Exhibiting companies are from Russia, Germany, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, UK, Netherlands, Singapore, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Italy.

"Despite global challenges, we believe that now is the time to strengthen the Russian industry. As the №1 global trade association committed to microelectronics industry development worldwide, SEMI will continue the effort to support the Russian microelectronic industry. Russian companies are looking for technical partnerships to improve competitiveness. SEMICON Russia is discussing new opportunities— including public-private partnership project development.  The semiconductor (and related) industries are also supported by the government and other local organizations, making SEMICON Russia an ideal place to connect to the industry." states Heinz Kundert, President of SEMI Europe.

On 17 June, for the first time TechARENA will present the “Smart Systems” session, which will provide an overview of global developments, future applications and markets. The session will focus on building successful cooperation with the Russian companies and funding possibilities.  In addition, the “Semiconductor Optoelectronics” session will take place on the 18 June at TechARENA in honor of the International Year of Light (YIL2015) and light-based technologies declared by the United Nations. This session will give an overview of the current trends and developments of the semiconductor optoelectronics technologies in Russia. Leading Russian and European experts and specialists will provide the R&D results and implementation projects, and review current and potential collaboration between Russian and other world players in this field. Within the framework of TechARENA program, SEMICON Russia exhibitors will make presentations. Visitors of SEMICON Russia get a free access to all TechARENA events.

For more information on SEMICON Russia 2015, please visit: http://www.semiconrussia.org

Reference information

SEMICON Russia – leading annual forum on micro- and nanoelectronics industry on Russia, organized since 2008. Web-site: http://www.semiconrussia.org 

Event organizer: SEMI

SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronics manufacturing supply chains. Our 1,900 SEMI 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 http://www.semi.org. 

SEMI Russia and CIS: SEMI Russia office was established in 1992 to facilitate mutual business interests between SEMI member companies and the semiconductor industry in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Specific activities undertaken by the Moscow office include organizing trade missions and trade shows, developing a standards program, providing technical and business education programs, locating and identifying investment opportunities, providing technical information, and coordinating business travel.

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