03rd February 2017

CSconnected news

News items related to CSconnected, the compound semiconductor cluster:

25 April 2022: CSconnected at World of Quantum

05 April 2022: Event: CSconnected at SIOE

25 March 2022: Doctoral Training opportunities in semiconductor technologies at Cardiff University

23 February 2022: Event: Semiconductors 4 Photonics

16 February 2022: CSconnected appoints Programme Manager

14 February 2022: When the chips are down

07 February 2022: Semiconductors continue to add more value to Welsh economy

04 February 2022: Six Nations Semiconductors

24 January 2022: IOP report: invest in physics skills now to support economic recovery and growth

20 January 2022: Skills development at the heart of the Compound Semiconductor cluster’s future growth

18 January 2022: CSconnected will be exhibiting at Photonics West 2022

15 December 2021: UKRI Chief Executive, Prof Dame Ottoline Leyser, visits CSconnected

01 December 2021: CSconnected – driving jobs, creating prosperity

30 November 2021: CSconnected appoints Development Manager

22 November 2021: CSconnected presents the CBI Annual Conference

05 November 2021: Chris Meadows to chair CS International

28 October 2021: CSconnected's pledge to Net Zero

21 October 2021: CSconnected presents: Day of Photonics

22 September 2021: CSconnected returns to live events

10 August 2021: New research and education opportunities in semiconductor technologies

20 May 2021: CSconnected presents at Minalogic Business Meetings

19 May 2021: The CoInnovateCS conference is back! 

22 April 2021: New report highlights resilience of Compound Semiconductor Cluster

19 April 2021: UK establishes first industrial supply chain for high-power SiC and GaN trench devices

19 March 2021: Dr Wyn Meredith on how Wales will be central to powering a trillion devices (Trade and Invest Wales)

17 March 2021:Towards a trillion connected devices (Welsh Government - Trade & Invest)

23 February 2021: Event - Welsh compound semiconductor Ecosystem, Strategy, and state-of-the-art technology

02 February 2021: Quantum Technology Emerges from Theory to Mainstream in South Wales

25 January 2021: Making Quantum a reality 

07 January 2021: Swansea taps local resources for economic renewal (Investment Monitor)

25 November 2020: UK sets sights on global markets for quantum technologies

09 November 2020: UK National Quantum Technologies Programme | Strategic Intent 2020 document: Compound Semiconductor Cluster Case Study

28 October 2020: Event - AngelTech Live II

23 October 2020: How Wales is Becoming a World Leader in Semiconductors

02 October 2020: CSconnected and Henry Royce Institute call for a UK initiative to address the Net-Zero future of electronic systems


17 August 2020: CS Magazine: CSconnected: At Critical Mass And Scaling

27 July 2020: EPSRC case study: South Wales Semiconductor Cluster Sets Sights on Global Role

26 June 2020: CSconnected project receives UK government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength in Places Fund


Industry and partner news

News items related to the compound semiconductor industry:

28 April 2022: SPTS Technologies Receives RoSPA President’s Award

11 April 2022: Institute for Compound Semiconductors supports business growth

1 April 2022: Compound Semiconductor Centre Develops Sensors for Micro-Defects - Business News Wales

29 March 2022: 2021 Full Year Results | IQE Corporate 

28 March 2022: DCMS Funds UK Photonics for Next Generation UK Telecoms and Networks

08 February 2022: CSC partners with ICS to deliver 894.6nm single mode VCSEL platform for Quantum applications 

18 January 2022: CSA Catapult Appoints New Non-Executive Director, Raj Gawera

29 November 2021: Project ASSET: £1.73M additional funding to expand project in semiconductor technology and applications

12 November 2021: MicroLink Devices UK Ltd Grand Opening

14 October 2021: Compound Semiconductor Centre aligns with European technology vision

29 September 2021: Russell Group universities boosting the economy in every region of the UK

28 September 2021: Caldicot Students and Techniquest inspire tomorrow’s engineers - News - Cardiff University

22 September 2021: Connecting the UK Power Electronics Supply Chain with Metrology

08 September 2021: CSconnected partner joins new European supply chain for telecom backhaul solutions

06 September 2021: Ninth consecutive honor recognizes SPTS’s dedication to continuous improvement in accident prevention and employee wellbeing at work

23 August 2021: Partner's update: Good vibrations for TRH

12 August 2021: Partner's update: Rockley Photonics Announces Successful Closing of Business Combination with SC Health Corp

15 July 2021: Our CSconnected partner, Rockley Photonics, unveils end-to-end digital health monitoring solution

05 July 2021: CSconnected welcomes expansion commitments to the South Wales Semiconductor community

01 June 2021: Dr. Drew Nelson, co-founder and president of IQE, awarded Menelaus Medal 2021 by Learned Society of Wales 

20 May 2021: Partner update: IQE expands its VCSEL portfolio with turnkey IQVCSEL™ product line

19 May 2021: UK Government approves evolution of Cardiff Capital Region following successful Gateway Review

17 May 2021: Honorary Professorship for UK CS leader

06 May 2021: CSconnected partners aim to combat COVID with automatic surface disinfection system

22 April 2021: Report highlights CS cluster’s resilience (Cardiff University)

08 April 2021: Professional development at the heart of Semiconductor cluster’s future growth

07 April 2021: MicroLink Devices UK Ltd consortium win Innovate UK COVID-19 R&D Grant

01 April 2021: ‘SMART expertise’ project supports growing semiconductor cluster

24 March 2021: Funding for cutting edge equipment to help reach net zero target

19 March 2021: Rockley Photonics Accelerates Plan to Revolutionize Consumer Health and Wellness Monitoring by Going Public via SC Health Corp

11 February 2021: Cardiff University: Illuminating breakthroughs

03 February 2021: UKRI supports the Compound Semiconductor Centre Ltd (CSC) and Newport Wafer Fab (NWF) to develop a 200mm Gallium Nitride HEMT foundry process 

29 January 2021: Rockley Photonics, a leading integrated silicon photonic solution provider, closes additional $65 million to accelerate growth


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CSconnected welcomes Brandon Jones as Skills Manager

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