Tapping opportunities in semiconductor sector

Singapore will ensure ecosystem supports innovation, talent and skills in the industry: Tharman

Ms Seow Boon Quey, one of the pioneers of Singapore's semiconductor industry, was honoured at its 50th anniversary dinner yesterday. The consultant at Micron Technology said people in the sector have to adapt constantly and ''each generation will hav
Ms Seow Boon Quey, one of the pioneers of Singapore's semiconductor industry, was honoured at its 50th anniversary dinner yesterday. The consultant at Micron Technology said people in the sector have to adapt constantly and ''each generation will have to find its solutions''. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

With semiconductors being key to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, smart factories and autonomous vehicles, Singapore is positioning itself to take advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead in this industry.

In doing so, the Republic starts from a position of strength, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam at a dinner marking the industry's 50th anniversary yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 15, 2018, with the headline 'Tapping opportunities in semiconductor sector'. Print Edition | Subscribe