Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) is the voice of Singapore’s semiconductor industry and is committed to support this important sector in Singapore in order to facilitate substantial growth of the whole semiconductor economy of the country.
SSIA brings together industry players, academia, and government agencies. Major activities focus on industry and talent outreach and continuing education, as well as to collectively address industry needs.
SSIA is a platform for members to reach out to new business opportunities, industry alliances, and partners. It provides networking and relationship opportunities beyond the boundaries of Singapore.
SSIA members today include companies and organizations throughout all parts of the complex and comprehensive value chain – IC design companies, Manufacturers, Fabless companies, Equipment suppliers, Photovoltaic and LED companies, EDA and material suppliers. Training and service providers, IP companies, Research institutes and Academia, as well as individual members.
THE SEMICONDUCTOR VALUE CHAIN
Building semiconductors is a complicated process of R&D, manufacturing, testing, quality control, packaging, distribution and marketing. The entire chain can be divided into 9 categories.
Product company/Fabless Design House/R&D
Wafer Fabrication Plant (Fab)/Foundry
Integrated Device Manufacturer (IDM)
Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test (OSAT) and Test Services
Materials & Chemical Supplier
Electronics Manufacturing Services(EMS)/ Original Device Manufacturer (ODM)
Research & Academia