A researcher takes a piece from a semiconductor wafer. Photo: Reuters, Kim Kyung-hoon
A researcher takes a piece from a semiconductor wafer. Photo: Reuters, Kim Kyung-hoon
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South Korea pours US$230 million into new chips

The investment is also going towards training for 3,000 technology jobs

March 30, 2017 11:27 PM (UTC+8)

South Korea’s government and private companies plan to pump US$230 million into developing next-generation chips for wearable devices and cars, reports Joongang daily.

The cash is also slated to train nearly 3,000 people in semiconductor technology related to automobiles. The government says it’s especially keen on developing system semiconductors to run electronic systems.

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