Catch-Up Action for Industry-oriented Microelectronics Training Enhancement in Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain

MEDCHIP - 8010

Work Area: VLSI Design Training

Keywords VLSI design training, IC design

Start Date: to be announced / Status: starting

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Abstract MEDCHIP is a catch-up training action aiming at enhancing the VLSI design capabilities of the southern regions of the Union. Academic institutions in Portugal, Spain, Southern Italy and Greece will form a training group together with training networks across the regions. A series of high-level training activities will be undertaken.


MEDCHIP will develop the microelectronics training capabilities in the southern EU regions and bring them to the level of the more advanced central and northern member states in order to enhance the social and economic cohesion and harmonisation of Europe and also sustain the development of microelectronics engineering activities in the SMEs established in these regions. MEDCHIP will:


MEDCHIP will concentrate on:


MEDCHIP should increase the level of human resources with high qualifications in the area of microelectronics engineering in the southern member states of the EU, thereby ensuring the sustained involvement of SMEs. This will be achieved by providing trainees with:


Instituto Superior Técnico - P
Av. Rovisco Pais 1
P- 1096 LISBOA Codex


CNM Seville - E
University of Patras - GR
Università di Pavia - I


Dr. José E. Franca
tel +351/1 841 7675
fax +351/1 841 7675

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MEDCHIP - 8010, August 1994

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