Canadian Semiconductor Symposium

Creating a vibrant and sustainable
semiconductor ecosystem to benefit Canada.

CMC Microsystems is proud to present the 2023 Canadian Semiconductor Symposium, November 23 and 24 at the Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa.

The agenda will feature prominent voices from across Canada’s semiconductor ecosystem, from business leaders and researchers, to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

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FABrIC Innovation Platform

Innovation Platform The FABrIC Innovation Platform supports the entire design cycle from concept to prototype to commercialization. Made for researchers in industry and academia, it provides access to computer aided design tools, platform technologies, Intellectual Property (IP), chip manufacturing in Canada and elsewhere, and support for test, characterization, and development of process design kits. The

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FABrIC Challenges

FABrIC Challenges address the entire innovation chain: Skills development, manufacturing, and commercialization of Made-in-Canada IoT devices. Manufacturing Process Development Reimbursement of up to 50% for eligible R&D expenses incurred in Canadian manufacturing firms for projects that develop new manufacturing processes in MEMS, photonics, compound semiconductor, and superconducting/quantum technologies. Includes financial support and technical assistance for

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FABrIC Overview

FABrIC is a  proposed five-year, $200M plus project to secure Canada’s future in semiconductors. FABrIC lowers barriers faced by entrepreneurs in Canadian companies who develop microchip manufacturing processes, create Internet-connected products and services, and export into a global market growing 6-8% annually and expected to reach $1 trillion dollars by 2030 (McKinsey & Company). FABrIC accelerates

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Canada’s Semiconductor Ecosystem, Accelerated​ FABrIC is a proposed five-year $200M plus project led by CMC Microsystems and fourteen other founding organizations to secure Canada’s future in advanced semiconductor manufacturing and design. Microchips (chips, integrated circuits, semiconductors) are essential to modern economies and drive innovation in industrial sectors including electrified transportation, healthcare, clean-tech, precision agriculture, and

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CMC SponsorChip™

The CMC SponsorChip™ program is an industrial sponsorship opportunity for companies to get technology insights and accelerate R&D, access exceptional tech talent, and support post-secondary research in Canada.    Benefits to Companies Accelerate R&D Try out advanced microelectronics, silicon photonics, and MEMS technologies. Propose design challenges and establish collaborative R&D projects. Access CMC’s global supply

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