India roundup: India may take 10 years to mass-produce 28nm chips and more stories

Jingyue Hsiao, DIGITIMES Asia, Taipei 0

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DIGITIMES Research analyst is cautious about India's ambitious plan to make a breakthrough in chipmaking in five years. Foxconn announced a fresh round of investments to expand manufacturing capacities in India.

India may take 10 years to achieve 28nm mass production, according to DIGITIMES Research

According to DIGITIMES Research analyst Eric Chen, it may be difficult for India to achieve chipmaking with 28nm processes in five years, adding that it is more realistic for India to make 28nm chips in ten years.

Foxconn invests US$1.5 billion in India to expand manufacturing

According to corporate filings to the Taiwan Stock Exchange, Foxconn announced an investment worth NTD50 billion (US$1.59 billion) to expand manufacturing facilities in India.

India-based Kaynes SemiCon plans first OSAT line in April

After announcing a foray into the OSAT business in early November, Kaynes SemiCon revealed to DIGITIMES Asia that the company plans to roll out the first line of OSAT by early April 2024 and is looking to venture into advanced packaging by building partnerships.

AMD inaugurates its largest global design center in India

AMD opened its largest worldwide design center in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The 500,000-square-foot facility aims to accommodate around 3,000 engineers, concentrating on advancing semiconductor technology such as 3D stacking, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other areas of innovation.

India and EU sign MoU on semiconductors

According to the press release of the European Commission on November 24, India and the European Commission signed an MoU for their commitment to further deepening their cooperation on the semiconductor ecosystem, its supply chain, and innovation.