Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership Between Nikon and SUNY’s Nanocollege Leads to $350 Million Investment and Over 100 High Tech Jobs: Nikon Joins the Global Consortium of Companies at the Nanocollege Working to Develop the Next Generation 450mm Wafer Computer Chip Technologies

Abstract:
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Nikon Corporation, a world leader in digital imaging technology and computer chip development, has partnered with SUNY's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in a $350 million investment to develop the first of its kind next generation lithography technology on 450mm wafer and create 100 high-tech jobs. Nikon joins the Global Consortium of companies working at Nanocollege that is driving the multi-billion dollar international industry transition from the current 300mm wafer platform to the next generation 450mm wafer platform.

"I am pleased to welcome world renowned corporation Nikon to the Global Consortium at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering here in Albany," Governor Cuomo said. "This new partnership is further proof that New York is the leader in innovation and research in the nanotechnology field as this important industry continues to evolve. The technologies being developed at CNSE in collaboration with these corporations will allow our state to compete for the high-tech jobs of the future, attract new investments, and grow the state's economy."

Governor Cuomo Announces Partnership Between Nikon and SUNY’s Nanocollege Leads to $350 Million Investment and Over 100 High Tech Jobs: Nikon Joins the Global Consortium of Companies at the Nanocollege Working to Develop the Next Generation 450mm Wafer Computer Chip Technologies

Albany, NY | Posted on July 2nd, 2013

"Nikon is honored to become an Associate Member of G450C, which leads the worldwide industry transition to 450mm," said Kazuo Ushida, Nikon Corporation Executive Vice President and Precision Equipment Company President. "G450C has been implementing unprecedented and ambitious programs to help lead the critical industry transition to the 450mm wafer platform as smoothly as possible under the leadership of Governor Cuomo. The closure of this contract with G450C validates the consortium's confidence in Nikon's development program for 450mm systems, and we are proud of it. We will continue our effort aggressively to meet its expectations."

"The attraction of another world-class high-tech company to New York illustrates the success of the pioneering vision and innovation-driven strategy of Governor Andrew Cuomo, whose leadership in establishing the Global 450 Wafer Consortium at CNSE is creating exciting job opportunities and catalyzing significant private investment to the state," said Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros, CNSE Senior Vice President and CEO. "We are delighted to join the Governor in welcoming Nikon Corporation to the NanoCollege, where it will further expand the capabilities of G450C and accelerate the next-generation technologies that are critical to leading the industry transition to the 450mm wafer platform."

Through the public-private partnership between Nikon and CNSE, Nikon will become an Associate Member of G450C, headquartered at CNSE. Total funding of $350 million over 5 years for tooling, set up, operation, support and maintenance is being funded by multiple private sources, including Nikon. The program will be supported by more than 100 high-tech jobs from Nikon, CNSE, and their industrial partners.

This effort follows the September 2011 announcement by Governor Cuomo and spearheaded by CNSE, to partner with Intel, IBM, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, TSMC, and Samsung as part of the global consortium called G450C, to invest $4.8 billion to build a world first, wafer and equipment development environment to enable a cost effective and timely transition from current 300mm wafer technology into the new 450mm technology.

Nikon will locate scientists, researchers, and engineers at CNSE's Albany NanoTech Complex, and provide advanced lithography scanner tooling and wafer patterning services, to support and accelerate the development of 450mm wafer technology. In particular, Nikon has a comprehensive 450mm lithography scanner development program that can help G450C to meet its early patterning requirements.

Through the partnership with CNSE, Nikon will gain access to metrology tools and services, which support development and commercialization of the complex technologies that are critical to driving the introduction of 450mm wafer technology throughout the international nanotechnology industry.

To date, more than 150 high-tech jobs have been filled by CNSE and its corporate partners to support the G450C program. That includes more than 75 hires made by CNSE this year alone, with two-thirds of those individuals identified during two Nano Job Fairs conducted jointly by the Governor's Office, New York State Department of Labor, and CNSE, in November 2012 and February 2013.

####

Copyright © State of New York

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Chemical interactions between silver nanoparticles and thiols: A comparison of mercaptohexanol again September 30th, 2014

A Heartbeat Away? Hybrid "Patch" Could Replace Transplants: TAU researcher harnesses gold nanoparticles to engineer novel biocompatible cardiac patch September 30th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Determine Grain Size, Minimize Time of Nanocomposite Synthesis September 29th, 2014

Nanoparticles Used to Improve Quality of Bone Cement September 29th, 2014

Jobs

Secretary Vilsack Announces Partnership to Advance Commercial Potential of Cellulosic Nanomaterial from Wood December 11th, 2013

Cutting Away at the NRC's Research Capability December 6th, 2013

Project aims to mass-produce 'nanopetals' for sensors, batteries October 22nd, 2013

Governor Cuomo Announces 'Nano Utica' $1.5 Billion Public-Private Investment That Will Make the Mohawk Valley New York's Next Major Hub of Nanotech Research October 12th, 2013

Govt.-Legislation/Regulation/Funding/Policy

A Heartbeat Away? Hybrid "Patch" Could Replace Transplants: TAU researcher harnesses gold nanoparticles to engineer novel biocompatible cardiac patch September 30th, 2014

How things coil: Researchers discover that simulation technology designed for Hollywood can be used as a predictive tool for understanding fundamental engineering problems September 29th, 2014

UT Arlington researchers develop transparent nanoscintillators for radiation detection for medical safety and homeland security September 29th, 2014

'Pixel' engineered electronics have growth potential: Rice, Oak Ridge, Vanderbilt, Penn scientists lead creation of atom-scale semiconducting composites September 29th, 2014

Academic/Education

Biosensors Get a Boost from Graphene Partnership: $5 Million Investment Supports Dozens of Jobs and Development of 300mm Fabrication Process and Wafer Transfer Facility September 18th, 2014

Malvern technology delivers Malvern reliability in multi-disciplinary lab at Queen Mary University London September 9th, 2014

State University of New York Trustees Unanimously Approve SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) as New Name for Merged SUNY CNSE / SUNYIT September 9th, 2014

New Vice President Takes Helm at CNSE CMOST: Catherine Gilbert To Lead CNSE Children’s Museum of Science and Technology Through Expansion And Relocation August 29th, 2014

Chip Technology

'Pixel' engineered electronics have growth potential: Rice, Oak Ridge, Vanderbilt, Penn scientists lead creation of atom-scale semiconducting composites September 29th, 2014

Future flexible electronics based on carbon nanotubes: Study in Applied Physics Letters show how to improve nanotube transistor and circuit performance with fluoropolymers September 23rd, 2014

Twisted graphene chills out: When two sheets of graphene are stacked in a special way, it is possible to cool down the graphene with a laser instead of heating it up, University of Manchester researchers have shown September 22nd, 2014

SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) Receives NIST Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 Award to Produce Greater than 99% Semiconducting Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes September 19th, 2014

Announcements

Chemical interactions between silver nanoparticles and thiols: A comparison of mercaptohexanol again September 30th, 2014

A Heartbeat Away? Hybrid "Patch" Could Replace Transplants: TAU researcher harnesses gold nanoparticles to engineer novel biocompatible cardiac patch September 30th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Determine Grain Size, Minimize Time of Nanocomposite Synthesis September 29th, 2014

Nanoparticles Used to Improve Quality of Bone Cement September 29th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE