Taiwan’s technology news headlines in September 2023 covered a wide and diverse range of issues and developments, both domestically and on the international stage.
Items covered included: green energy for use in semiconductor manufacturing; TSMC’s moves into Europe with a German facility under construction and semicon-related training for German students; Foxconn’s moves towards being both a software and hardware provider; Taiwan’s regulations on offshore cryptocurrency services and platforms; and more.
Hit the headline links below to read the Taiwan technology articles behind them, in full.
Semiconductor industry news in September 2023
including critical minerals coverage
- Taiwan: A brief overview of the country’s drones-focused supply chain, both commercial and military
- Taiwan’s SemiCon 2023 Conference sees UK delegation explore opportunities and partnerships for trade, investment and R&D collaboration in Taiwan
- Taiwan: A podcast intro to Authme, an AI-powered ID verification solution aimed at know-your-customer checks
- Taiwan: Palo Alto Networks cybersec firm launched new cloud infrastructure in Taiwan, localizing data handling and storage, threat detection and prevention
- Taiwan: Toshiba-backed Photon Taiwan Fund invested in a projected 120MW solar power plant, aiming to generate ‘green energy’ for use by as-yet unnamed semiconductor manufacturer
- World-first AI-focused NR1 ‘server-on-a-chip’ delivered to TSMC production facility by NeuReality, following validation of chip design
- Germany’s Saxony state inks agreement with TSMC to train German students for semicon-related careers, adding to new $3.8BN TSMC factory announced for Dresden
- Taiwan set to deepen ties with Arizona and New Mexico with visit from state politicians
- Taiwan: TAcc+ 2023 Int’l SpaceTech Startup Supporting Program aims to connect space-tech firms and global bodies including European Space Agency and Indian Space Research Org’n
- Taiwan to establish overseas training centers under 10-year semiconductor innovation program, aiming to boost cooperation with countries on chip development and workforce skills
- Taiwan: Foxconn joins $49M new funding to Kneron, US edge computing focused AI chip firm, part of Foxconn move to become both hardware and software integrator
- Taiwan: Financial regulator announces guidelines for crypto service providers, including mandate that foreign virtual asset platform operators must be registered
Samsung & semiconductors:
“…once TSMC joins us in the race for two-nanometre technology, Samsung will lead the way. Within five years, we can surpass TSMC.”
- India: Taiwan’s Foxconn reportedly partnering Europe’s STMicro for new semiconductor facility in India, focusing on ‘larger’, established chipsets
- Taiwan: Japan’s Mitsui trading firm to take 40% stake in 73-turbine Hai Long Offshore Wind Power Project, with Canada’s Northland Power participating
- Taiwan: Gov’t unveils guidelines aiming to restrict unlicensed offshore cryptocurrency platforms from operating locally without registration, in move to tighten on AML/CFT requirements
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