IC Design White Paper
Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA) is releasing an IC Design White Paper to guide Taiwan's semiconductor policy. DIGITIMES Asia, in cooperation, will publish 10 special reports summarizing the white paper.
Thursday 13 April 2023
The three pillars of Taiwan's semiconductor industry
The global semiconductor market reached US$575.1 billion in 2022, but the figure only covers the IC design and IDM sectors. The entire semiconductor value chain should come close...
Wednesday 12 April 2023
The structure of the global semiconductor market
DIGITIMES recently conducted a series of studies of the global IC design industry on behalf of TSIA.
Thursday 6 April 2023
Exclusive interview with MediaTek chairman Tsai Ming-kai

2002's National System-on-Chip Project pushed IC design to become a NT$1 trillion dollar industry; changes now urgently require policy solutions

Thursday 30 March 2023
HPC applications most promising future outlet for IC designers in Taiwan
Taiwan's IC design industry has reached a critical crossroads, with an unclear development direction, worsening talent shortage, confusing government policies, and shrinking academic...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
IC Design White Paper puts Chinese mature node capability under spotlight
At the Taiwan IC Design Industrial Policy White Paper Presentation on March 28, co-organized by Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA), DIGITIMES, and MediaTek, leaders...
Monday 27 March 2023
IC Design White Paper - Taiwan's IC design builds new armada
Taiwan's IC design sector is facing more and more internal and external challenges. Furthering the existing advantages as the second-largest IC design base in the world, and maintaining...
Monday 27 March 2023
IC Design White Paper - Improving Taiwan's IC design talent policies
Talent is the most important competitive condition in the IC design sector. Due to the talent shortage, the government has already promoted many measures, including STEM-related talent...
Monday 27 March 2023
IC Design White Paper - Discussing strengths and weaknesses of Taiwan's IC design sector
The strengths of Taiwan's IC design sector include excellent and dedicated STEM talent, a complete semiconductor industry ecosystem from upstream to downstream, and a well-developed...
Thursday 23 March 2023
IC Design White Paper (5): China's semiconductor strategy and development trends
China has had a long history of supporting its semiconductor development with industrial policies. The "Outline for advancing the national IC industry" announced in 2014 upgraded...
Tuesday 21 March 2023
IC Design White Paper (4): China has become the largest source of chip design talents
When analyzing the supply and demand of global semiconductor design talents in 2021, one finds US-based companies to be the main source of chip design demand. US-based companies accounted...
Monday 20 March 2023
IC Design White Paper (3): Contributions from Taiwan's IC design sector to Taiwan
Taiwan is an important hub of the global information and communication technology (ICT) industry. The development of the ICT supply chain is supported by Taiwan's complete semiconductor...
Friday 17 March 2023
IC Design White Paper (2): Global market share and competitive advantages of Taiwan's IC design sector
In 2022, the overall revenue of the global IC design industry reached US$215.4 billion. Among them, the US IC design sector is the largest in scale, with a 63% market share and revenue...
Thursday 16 March 2023
IC Design White Paper (1): Navigating policy options for strengthening Taiwan's IC design industry
The estimated revenue of Taiwan's IC design industry in 2022 totalled at a commanding US$40 billion. The sector has proven itself to be eminently high-yielding with an enviable average...