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SEMI Urges Global Standards for Essential Business Travel

On Monday, SEMI led a statement from a coalition of industry groups calling on governments worldwide to harmonize their policies to safely allow essential international travel by essential workers. Cross-border mobility in the semiconductor and...

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SEMI Urges EU and Member States to Allow Cross-Border Mobility of Essential Workforce

Right after the COVID-19 outbreak, multiple countries in Europe and globally recognized the semiconductor and microelectronics industries as essential and allowed for them to maintain operations of key research and manufacturing activities. 

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Managing Disruption Through Collaboration: SEMICON West Goes Virtual

In many ways it feels like we’ve turned back the hands of time. We are staying at home, playing board games with the family. Outdoors, we can view mountains not seen in decades – air pollution has dropped nearly 20 percent. Neighbors we haven’t...

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COVID-19: Japan Eases State of Emergency but Immigration Controls Hamper its Microelectronics Industry

In an important step toward resuming business as usual in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on May 14 lifted the state of emergency originally scheduled to expire at the end of May for 39 of Japan’s 47 prefectures, marking “the real beginning of...

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SEMI Tech Spotlight: Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic with Big Data-AI Enabled Platforms

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the SEMI Global Advocacy team has been working tirelessly to ensure the microelectronics manufacturing and design supply chain is classified as an “essential business” in the United States and for similar...

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Reskilling and Upskilling in the Microelectronics Industry After COVID-19

In light of COVID-19, the microelectronics industry is undergoing major changes and adapting to a great degree its work practices. This transition has given rise to new skills priorities. In such a challenging time, it is clear that reskilling...

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Japan Expands State of Emergency to All Prefectures, Plans $989 Billion COVID-19 Stimulus Package

On April 16, Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe expanded the state of emergency beyond Tokyo, Osaka and five other prefectures to all 47 prefectures nationwide in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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The SEMI Foundation to Go Virtual with HTU and Open Houses

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak earlier this year, the world has been flocking online – to connect, to share stories, and, for those who can, to continue to work to help keep the wheels of economies turning. With its shift away from...

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SEMI Japan Urges Essential Business Designation for Domestic Chip Supply Chain

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka and five other prefectures[1] on April 7 in response to a startling increase of COVID-19 infections in the region’s cities in an uneasy moment for its domestic...

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SEMI Expands COVID-19 Resources to Help Members Confront Pandemic

The microelectronics industry entered 2020 with high hopes after a mixed 2019 that saw global semiconductor revenue fall 11 percent while innovators continued to drive impressive advances in 5G, IoT, artificial intelligence, quantum computing and...

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