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The new Chips JU calls for the creation of 30 Chips Competence Centres in Europe

10 July 2024

Photo by Michael Schwarzenberger from PixabayFollowing the calls for the development of four pilot lines for future chips, the Semiconductors Joint Undertaking (Chips Joint Undertaking) has recently launched the first tranche of a new round of calls for the development of semiconductors and microelectronics in Europe. These are two calls worth 120 million euros, which aim to create a network of Chips Competence Centres across Europe to facilitate access by SMEs and start-ups to the infrastructures funded by the Joint Undertaking, starting with the four pilot lines selected in recent months, one of which is planned in our country. Two other calls will follow in the coming weeks.

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In this way, the European Union continues its work to strengthen one of the areas on which the competitiveness of countries is played out and on which Brussels and the Member States are acting with conviction in order to ensure the achievement of that strategic open autonomy now essential for the protection of European interests.

A game that is played simultaneously on several fronts, combining regulatory interventions (primarily the Chips Act, but also the procedure for obtaining the status of Integrated Production Facility and/or Open Foundry of the EU) with strategic (such as the launch of the Chips Joint Undertaking) and financial measures.

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