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Automotive Electronics develops and manufactures microelectronics.

The product portfolio ranges from components such as semiconductors, sensors, and MEMS (microelectromechanical systems), through control units for areas such as body electronics, braking control systems, and engine management systems (as well as contract manufacturing of the above), to non-automotive applications such as sensors for consumer electronics by Bosch Sensortec.


Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions GmbH, Reutlingen, Germany, also offers sensors, software, and complete solutions for the internet of things. Automotive Electronics also includes the Bosch eBike Systems unit.


Texas Instruments semiconductor innovations help 90,000 customers unlock the possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun. Our commitment to building a better future is ingrained in everything we do – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities. This is just the beginning of our story.


The Texas Instruments University Program is dedicated to supporting engineering educators, researchers and students. We are bringing real world engineering concepts to life for thousands of students every year.


GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world’s most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GLOBALFOUNDRIES makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. GLOBALFOUNDRIES is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit

Infineon is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Dresden is one of the largest and most modern manufacturing sites within the group. The “smart fab” produces more than 400 different products based on 200mm and 300mm silicon wafers. Both production lines are characterized by a particularly high degree of automation and real-time integration into the value chain.

Combining a passion for technology with truly inspired engineering, Melexis designs, develops and delivers innovative micro-electronic solutions that enable designers to turn ideas into applications that support the best imaginable future. The company’s advanced mixed-signal semiconductor sensor and actuator components address the challenges of integrating sensing, driving and communication into next-generation products and systems that improve safety, raise efficiency, support sustainability and enhance comfort.


Melexis is headquartered in Belgium and employs over 1,400 people in 20 locations worldwide. The company is publicly traded on Euronext Brussels (MELE). For more information, visit


X-FAB is the leading analog/mixed-signal and MEMS foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for automotive, industrial, consumer and medical applications. Its customers worldwide benefit from the highest quality standards, manufacturing excellence and innovative solutions by using X-FAB’s modular CMOS processes in geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13 µm, and its special SOI, SiC and MEMS long-lifetime processes.

With its six manufacturing sites in Germany, France, Malaysia and the USA, X-FAB has a combined capacity of about 98,000 eight inch equivalent wafer starts per month and employs about 4,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit

Mentor, a Siemens Business, is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. We enable companies to develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively.  Our innovative analog/mixed-signal (AMS) Verification solutions consistently deliver proven and differentiated circuit verification capabilities with the required accuracy, performance, and capacity for leading semiconductor customers worldwide. For more information, visit


The Cool Silicon cluster, established in the framework of the „Leading-edge cluster competition“ of Germany, is located within „Silicon Saxony“ and deals with R&D in the field of energy-efficient ICT, covering the entire eco-system of micro-/nanoelectronics from automated production equipment up to energy efficient sensor networks and process technologies.

Our mission is to create new solutions for the Internet of Things, supporting in particular SMEs in establishing R&D collaborations.”

Breakthrough by real-time.

With the R&D project fast (fast - fast actuators sensors & transceivers) we want to improve life quality by real time. Real-time is the basis for novel and advanced applications in areas such as traffic, manufacturing, health and connectivity.


Supporting Partner

The Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics, founded in 1996, is a service provider for R&D in the areas of microelectronics and smart systems integration. As part of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft it combines the expertise of 11 Fraunhofer institutes (plus six guest institutes) with a total of more than 3,000 employees. The activities of the 17 member institutes and research institutions are coordinated by the business office in Berlin.

Since April 2017 the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics is part of the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany.

From the heart of ancient Europe, LFoundry creates innovation to bring our partners’ projects to life. Our leading and highly specialized foundry has an advanced 200mm manufacturing fab and proprietary technologies at 150 and 110 nm nodes with a capacity of >40,000 wafers/month, innovative technology extensions, including volume 90nm and copper manufacturing.

Incorporated in Denmark, and with offices in The Netherlands, Japan, USA and India, River Publishers is active in many areas of Science and Technology, and we publish peer reviewed research books and journals in these fields.

We pride ourselves by being flexible in our approach towards publishing and copyrights, internationally oriented, author and client friendly, and our content is indexed in leading databases such as the Web of Science Book Citation Index and Scopus.

We welcome new book proposals on innovative research, and invite readers to visit our portfolio of regular and Open Access books and journals at:


Founded more than 80 years ago, Rohde & Schwarz is one of the world's leading manufacturers of information and communications technology products for professional users. Initially focusing on RF engineering and RF applications in test and measurement, radiocommunications and broadcasting, the company has continually expanded its fields of activity over the past decades. The digital transformation of technology, business and society into a networked world means that IP-based communications technology must be integrated into virtually all future products. To succeed, this requires extremely reliable, high data security. Rohde & Schwarz has embraced this field of activity and become one of Germany’s largest manufacturers of IT security products.


Dresden is a unique place; more than half a million people reside in the Elbe metropolis, and the city’s population continues to grow with a stable upward trend. Dresden maintains its status as the city with the highest birth rates in Germany.  More than 12 million tourists visit Dresden every year and as an important science and convention location it attracts national and international researchers and entrepreneurs year-round.

Dresden’s economic success is based on a wide range of key technologies including microelectronics, information-and-communications, new materials and nanotechnology, life sciences and biotechnology. Theys key technologies are helping us to develope Dresden to a “smart city”.

13 -16 November 2018

Messe München, Munich, Germany



The largest European electronics platform connecting industry leaders across the entire Manufacturing Supply Chain. This year SEMICON Europa will be co-located with electronica 2018 in Munich creating the strongest single event for electronics manufacturing in Europe, and broadening the range of attendees across the electronics chain. Join us! Expand your opportunities to exchange ideas and promote technological progress featuring the most advanced and innovative electronics manufacturing in Europe. 


More details:

The ESSDERC/ESSCIRC joint conference is the most important and successful conference on microelectronics technology and circuits in Europe, annually organized for already more than four decades.


It aims to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of recent advances in this field. The keynote and invited speakers from academia and industry, the tutorials and workshop, as well as the quality of the presentations and the networking opportunities are making this conference a key event attended by researcher s and industrialists from all over the world.


As a sponsor you company/organization will benefit from the high visibility offered by this success and gain access to world’s  leading R&D institutions and industries.


Some sponsoring packages are still available: 

  • PLATINUM Sponsor Package

  • GOLD Sponsor Package

  • SILVER  Sponsor Package

  • BRONZE Sponsor Package

All sponsoring packages can be customized to suit your company/organization preference. In all cases the sponsoring company/organization will be clearly identified.


Please contact the Organizing Secretariat for further information.

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