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September 11th, 2007

China moves MEMS/ microsystems from low cost to high value

China now counts over 600 nanotechnology companies, 1500 sensor manufacturers, 60 biochip companies, and 150 fabless design houses, according to a new market research report by the German firm enablingMNT. The study says that the Chinese MEMS/MST (microsystems technology) industry seems to prioritize the semiconductor, automotive, and telecommunications markets, but also is addressing the medical, industrial, and consumer markets. The analysis identifies two strong market drivers:
1. foreign companies starting joint ventures or subsidiaries
2. national and regional government investment.


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