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India signs deal with Belgium-based IMEC to get chip-making technology

Cutting-edge tech from Belgium-based IMEC will be transferred to the company that sets up a semiconductor plant in India

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Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
India’s ambition to set up a semiconductor plant in the country is slowly coming to fruition. The government has signed an agreement with Belgium-based research and innovation hub, Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC), which will provide the technology to manufacture chips of 28 nanometres and above, for which the user has to pay a royalty.

A top government official in the ministry of IT and communications told Business Standard: “We have signed an agreement with IMEC to provide us the technology for chips of 28 nanometers and above. It is the best way to begin, as there is a large demand

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First Published: Oct 30 2022 | 3:01 PM IST

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