On February 28, the signing ceremony of the "Oriental Chip Port" integrated circuit project was successfully held in Lingang Special Area of Shanghai. Mr. Wang Dongjie, general manager of Apex Microelectronics Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Apex"), attended the ceremony as an enterprise representative and completed the signing.
Wang Dongjie, general manager of Apex (No. 5 from the left)
Establish a complete chip industry chain
"Capture Lingang Special Area, achieve victory in the era of chip", this project covers the whole chain of high-end chip design, key equipment materials, and advanced package test, with a contract investment amount of more than RMB 23.3 billion. Lingang Special Area is focusing on the layout of the most advanced domestic manufacturing processes, building the most complete equipment and materials, gathering the most dynamic design enterprises, building the most open cooperation platform, forming the most perfect industrial ecology, and is dedicated to building a world-class "Oriental Chip Port".
As an integrated circuit design enterprise recognized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and supported by Lingang Special Area, Apex signed an Investment Agreement with the Management Committee of Lingang Special Area of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. According to the agreement, Apex plans to make a total investment of RMB 2.2 billion to build a chip R&D center (Shanghai Geehy Yingxin Technology Co., Ltd.), mainly used to develop industrial & automotive-grade MCU/MPU chips and industrial Internet of Things system-level safety SoC chips.
The integrated circuit belongs to the "basic core field concerning the overall development and national security". With the strong support of national policies and support of the development wave of domestic chips, the hierarchical pattern of semiconductor industry regional innovation in China will be clearer. In the future, Apex will continue to fully exploit our technological advantages, link the upstream and downstream high-quality resources, promote the implementation of strategic planning, and help to realize the great industrial goal of the China core!