Cardiff to lead one of five hubs launched to create sustainable future for manufacturing

Cardiff University will receive a share of £99m in funding to lead a new compound semiconductor manufacturing hub. The hub aims to capitalise on the huge opportunity of compound semiconductor manufacturing identified in the UK’s national semiconductor strategy. The researchers…

Cardiff University receives share of £1 billion doctoral training investment

Cardiff University will lead one of 65 new centres for doctoral training (CDT) established to support research in areas of national importance including artificial intelligence (AI), quantum technologies, semiconductors, telecoms and engineering biology. The UK’s biggest-ever investment in engineering and…

Intro to Compound Semiconductor Electronics course launched

An Intro to Compound Semiconductor Electronics online self-directed course  is being launched on the  26th  February.   Designed to help upskill people working in (or interested in joining) the world of compound semiconductors, the course has been developed by Cardiff University…

Cardiff University and IQE announce strategic partnership extension

Cardiff University and IQE have extended their strategic partnership in a move that will invest significantly in developing talent in compound semiconductors and help fuel the expansion of IQE’s South Wales manufacturing operations. The new agreement provides a further five-year…

SIOE 2024

Semiconductor and Integrated Opto-Electronics  (SIOE) conference will take place on the 2nd – 4th April 2024 at Cardiff University. The conference will bring together leading scholars, researchers, and professionals to share their ideas and research findings. The conference will provide…

The South Wales Compound Semiconductor Place Based Impact Accelerator

£4.1 million has been awarded through the Place Based Impact Acceleration Account (PBIAA)  to address the shortage of skilled staff which is the biggest single factor limiting the growth of the South Wales semiconductor cluster. This  will: upskill staff in…