Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) strives to create a vibrant and forward-looking community equipped with the latest industry and technical knowledge in Singapore and the region. As part of this dynamic approach to knowledge sharing, we have launched the Singapore Semiconductor Voice, a magazine by the industry, for the industry.

IP Management for the Semiconductor  Industry

IP Management for the Semiconductor Industry

With Mr Daren Tang, ex-Chief Executive of Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), becoming the first Singaporean to be appointed as the new Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), it further proves the important role of Singapore in the global IP...

Behind the Scenes of the New SSIA Corporate Video Production

Behind the Scenes of the New SSIA Corporate Video Production

To introduce how it has transformed in the past two years to support the semiconductor industry's growth in Singapore and the region, SSIA will be premiering a new corporate video at the AGM 2020 on 26 November 2020. The production of the video was more than simply pressing the record button on a video camera. The SSIA team kick-started the whole process by interviewing companies and government agencies whom the team has actively engaged over the past year, and inviting them to share their comments on SSIA in the video. The interviewees included ams, CEI Limited, Swagelok Singapore,...

Supporting the New ITAP CONNECTED Platform

Supporting the New ITAP CONNECTED Platform

Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE Event, or ITAP, launched its third edition from 20 - 22 October 2020 with its first hybrid event format responding to the changed business landscape and customer needs. Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC – A HANNOVER MESSE Event, or ITAP, launched its third edition from 20-22 October 2020 with its first hybrid event format responding to the changed business landscape and customer needs. The event kickstarted on the morning of 20 October with an opening address and an exclusive dialogue with Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister,...

COVID-19: Challenges & Opportunities

SEMICONDUCTOR TRADEWINDS – JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2020

SEMICONDUCTOR TRADEWINDS – JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2020

Impact of Covid-19 and Travel Ban After a challenging 2019, 2020 started with a lot of optimism backed up by positive indicators from most sectors in the 4th quarter. IC Insights 2020 edition of The McClean Report predicted that 26 out of the 33 IC product categories...

COVID-19: CHALLENGES VS OPPORTUNITIES

COVID-19: CHALLENGES VS OPPORTUNITIES

In December 2019, the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization projected annual global chip sales would increase by 5.9% in 2020 and 6.3% in 2021. However, the COVID-19 outbreak, which started from China and now becomes a pandemic, has already caused...

SSIA Updates 

AN ONLINE CAREER TALK WITH  SPRINGFIELD SECONDARY

AN ONLINE CAREER TALK WITH SPRINGFIELD SECONDARY

SSIA has been invited to career talks hosted by different schools and institutes to share the development and prospects of the engineering and semiconductor industry. With the current COVID-19 situation, the career talks have gone online. Nonetheless, it does not...

CAREER PREPARATORY WEBINARS FOR PCP CANDIDATES

CAREER PREPARATORY WEBINARS FOR PCP CANDIDATES

When it comes to job search, a good resume is paramount. After that, acing a job interview also has as much to do with the way the candidates prepare. To help candidates of the SSIA Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) better prepare themselves during the job...

SSIA INDUSTRY RELEVANT COURSES

SSIA INDUSTRY RELEVANT COURSES

Semiconductor Fundamentals The second run of Semiconductor Fundamentals course was launched on 16-17 January 2020 due to popular demand. The lecturer, Mr Sandeep Kulkarni, has introduced around 20 participants, including Director-level leaders, to the essential...

RAISING AWARENESS OF THE CHINESE MUSICAL HERITAGE

RAISING AWARENESS OF THE CHINESE MUSICAL HERITAGE

SSIA invited a special performing group, Singapore Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra, at the SSIA Lo Hei Dinner on 30 January and their fantastic performance were well received by the guests on that night. Established in 1994, Singapore Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra...

SSIA HR ROUNDTABLE

SSIA HR ROUNDTABLE

Workforce development for the semiconductor industry continues to be the top focus of Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) in 2020. SSIA HR Roundtable has become an important platform for us to understand the needs of the industry when it comes to...

SSIA SEMICONDUCTOR LOHEI DINNER

SSIA SEMICONDUCTOR LOHEI DINNER

To mark the start of the new year, Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA), with support from Workforce Singapore (WSG), organized the Semiconductor Lo Hei Dinner on 30 January 2020. The  Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs, Mrs...

Digitalization & Automation

 

Smart Manufacturing at GlobalFoundries Singapore with SixSense

Smart Manufacturing at GlobalFoundries Singapore with SixSense

Future Is Now Today Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Manufacturing is inspiring a revolution! It is no longer a distant vision but a miraculous reality that is being promoted by many innovation leaders at GlobalFoundries Singapore (GFS). Here is a story of how SixSense...

Xilinx Digitizes Inventory Count

Xilinx Digitizes Inventory Count

Every company has an inventory control process requiring physical inventory count to be conducted on a periodic schedule. In Xilinx, this responsibility falls on our Inventory Control team. In this role, Inventory Control provides confidence to the organization in...

Industry

Game-Changing Chips

Game-Changing Chips

From gaming and cloud computing to mobile banking, the chip is core to the technologies you reach for every day – and many chips and chip technologies, including some of the latest game-changers, are developed or made in Singapore. Infineon’s REAL3™: Small But Mighty...

Semiconductor Tradewinds July & August 2020

Semiconductor Tradewinds July & August 2020

As we enter the second half of 2020, a year that started with so much promise, we are now faced with a dire global economic situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic with over 27 million confirmed cases and over 875,000 deaths worldwide. Although currently, the pandemic...

People

Wisdom of the Synchronicity Leader

Wisdom of the Synchronicity Leader

NEW WISDOM OF … SERIES This article is the third in the series, and this one is about the Wisdom of the Synchronicity Leader. I have known Dr. Philip Merry since the late 90’s. He has 40 years of experience delivering learning events in 61 countries to global...

WISDOM OF THE MENTOR – INSIGHTS OF LEADERSHIP

WISDOM OF THE MENTOR – INSIGHTS OF LEADERSHIP

This article is the second in the series, and this one is about the wisdom of a Mentor. John Bittleston is Founder Mentor & Executive Chairman of Terrific Mentors International. I have known John for a long time; he is an accomplished businessman, author, and...

A CHAT WITH THE SSIA SECRETARIAT TEAM MEMBER

A CHAT WITH THE SSIA SECRETARIAT TEAM MEMBER

  Gillian is the Marketing and Communication Manager of SSIA leading the branding and communications initiatives of the Organisation. She has over 15 years of experience in PR, communications and marketing with experience in leading B2B and B2C marketing...

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