The cornerstone of the European Leaders Group (ELG) report to Neelie Kroes, due in a week or two, should be the construction of a high volume FD-SOI wafer fab, said Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons, at the company’s forecast meeting in London, earlier this week.
The ELG was set up to devise a plan to implement the 20% European semiconductor market share target in Kroes’ 10/100/20 plan.
The ELG was due to report on December 16th. But instead of a detailed roadmap the EC issued a statement of general aspirations with an undertaking that a detailed roadmap for implementation would be published in late January or early February.
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