Chips : the gamble of the Japanese renaissance

With Rapidus, the Japanese government is stepping up its support for domestic semiconductor production against a backdrop of growing geopolitical tensions in Asia, which are casting uncertainty over the security of supplies. Like South Korea, China and Taiwan among others, Japan has entered the global race to produce semi-conductors. Japan’s strategy is to focus on […]


A new semiconductor consortium in Japan The Japanese government has promoted the creation of a public-private consortium to produce the latest generation of semiconductors in Japan. It has promised to inject 70 billion yen (483 million euros), while a dozen private companies including Sony, Toyota, SoftBank Group and NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) are expected […]