Data Systems Technologies
Hitachi Asia Ltd.
Hitachi Asia Ltd. and DSI collaborated to devise a data compression technique to tackle the increasing volume of genome sequencing data generated by the health-care and biomedical industry.
“We are delighted to continue our long-standing partnership with DSI in the research field of networked storage. As the industry leader in storage technology and bioinformatics software solutions, I am confident that the outcome of this collaboration will lead to more innovative solutions that could potentially be one of Hitachi’s future areas of business expansion.”
Mr Makoto Nagashima, Managing Director of Hitachi Asia Ltd.
The Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs, launched in July 2014, will develop and advance semiconductor technologies for future electronics markets. The four joint labs in lithography, WLP, metrology and assembly provide an integrated platform for semiconductor R&D, starting with patterning, further development of 3D Integrated Circuits (IC), quality control, and finally, the assembly and high-volume manufacturing of chips.
“At Applied, we believe that broad collaboration generates creative solutions that enable major technology inflections, and our partnership with A*STAR IME is an outstanding example. By combining great ideas and capabilities from industry and research institutes, we are accelerating innovation needed to bring next-generation technology to market faster and more cost-effectively.”
Gary Dickerson, President and CEO, Applied Materials
“Our collaboration with A*STAR IME will strengthen our knowledge of future process control trends, driving technology development for our next-generation tools. We look forward to working with IME on advanced semiconductor research and to developing yield management strategies that can be shared with semiconductor manufacturers.”
Rick Wallace, President and Chief Executive Officer, KLA-Tencor
“Through this collaboration with A*STAR IME, Nikon will gain knowledge of future process technology and total solutions, which will be important for our lithography system development. We are very excited to partner one of the most advanced and established institutes in the Asia region.”
Kazuo Ushida, President and Representative Director, Nikon Corporation
Panasonic Factory Solutions Co., Ltd
“Panasonic Factory Solutions Co., Ltd. is continually conducting extensive research to develop and create technologies that can help its customers to achieve competitive edge in productivity and create value-added solutions to their customers. We are confident that the strategic alliance with A*STAR and Joint-Lab members will result in the development of advanced flip chip bonding technologies that will support next generation’s semiconductor packaging.”
Katsuhiko Omoto, President, Panasonic Factory Solutions Co., Ltd
Tokyo Electron Ltd
“It is increasingly important to collaborate with consortia, academia and industry in developing innovations. Through innovation, we can produce cost-effective technologies and create future industry demand. This collaborative platform with A*STAR IME will play a key role in enhancing both the innovation and the global ecosystem.”
Dr Gishi Chung, Senior Vice President and General Manager of SPE
Marketing & Process Development Division of Tokyo Electron Ltd