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MEMS Industry Forum (MIF)
In order to accelerate MEMS industry, which has been carried out
the takeoff start. development, MEMS Industry Forum (MIF) Japan was launched
in April, 2006. The various policies that back up MEMS industrialization
are still required to get steady growth of the industry.
Major activities of MEMS Industry Forum Japan are as follows.
Proposing policies of the MEMS industry development to the government
|| Establishing and implementing projects of industry and academic cooperation
Improvement of MEMS infrastructure projects for supporting industry development
- MEMS foundry network
- Supporting MemsONE
- Networking with foundries and clusters
|| Supporting an increase in exchange of businesses information
MEMBERSHIP as of August 20, 2015
Industry Members（Large companies） : 16
Associate Members（Small & medium size enterprises）: 26
Fellows（Individuals who support MIF activities）：7
Universities : 67
National Institutes : 4
MEMS Clusters & Regional Labs: 16
International Affiliate Organizations as of August 20, 2015
|Interessengemeinschaft zur Verbreitung von Anwendungen der
IVAM is an international association of companies and institutes in the
field of microtechnology.
IVAM is the communicative bridge between suppliers and users of microtechnology
products and services. At present 165 companies and institutes from eight
European countries, Korea, Japan and the United States are IVAM members.
- to bring innovations to market and create competitive advantages
via technology marketing.
- to work international markets and provide worldwide networking.
- to provide lobbying services for small and medium-sized enterprises
in the high-tech sector.
MANCEF was incorporated in December 2000 as a not-for-profit organization
in Florida, USA.
- To promote the exchange of knowledge and disseminate information that can
accelerate the emergence of an effective economic basis for the future
development of Micro and Nano-technology based industries
- To produce conferences, educational training sessions, international trade
shows, seminars and internet-based electronic forums focusing on Micro
and Nanotechnology, including commercial and educational opportunities
utilizing such technology
- To solicit proposals that will promote the commercialization of Micro,
Nano and other small emergent technologies
MEMS & Sensors Industry Group in U.S.A.
The MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) is the premier trade association
representing the MEMS and Microstructure industries. MSIG's goal is to:
- enable the exchange of non-proprietary information among members
- provide reliable industry data that furthers the development of technology
- work with various groups to bring about the greater commercial development
and use of MEMS and MEMS-enabled products
MIG strives to be the unifying voice of the commercial MEMS industry.
MIG strives to be the unifying voice of the commercial MEMS industry. Our
mission is to try to understand and to eliminate the barriers that prevent
the greater commercial use of MEMS and MEMS-enabled technology.
In support of this mission, MIG provides its members with benefits and
information previously unavailable to the industry. In addition to the
annual Industry Report, members have access to the latest MIG-generated
industry research and statistics on employment, revenue and markets. Linked
together via the MIG Web site, members have instant, global visibility
as thousands of unique customers, researchers, media and policymakers per
month visit the site for information, industry news and trends.
Additionally, MIG provides two unique annual industry events: METRIC and
the MEMS Executive Congress. These events offer the opportunity to
engage with peers in the MEMS industry in meaningful dialogue about technology
and business, and how to harness both to move towards wider and more successful
National Nanotechnology Manufacturing Center (NNMC)
The US National Nanotechnology Manufacturing Center (NNMC) is a non-profit
organization dedicated to the development of a robust, sustainable nanomanufacturing
infrastructure by leveraging existing manufacturing capabilities and supporting
the creating of new capabilities when necessary. In the US, it is nationally-recognized
as the valued resource for the commercialization and manufacture of nanotechnology,
and development of industry standards and workplace safety procedures.
The NNMC currently has a major focus in nanolithography utilizing a wide
range of sophisticated developmental instruments and test hardware, including:
a Nano-R2 atomic force microscope, PixDro and Dimatix industrial ink-jet
printers, NanoInk NSCRIPTOR Enabling Dip Pen Nanolithography research platform,
and a 2-camera, single laser, full-motion image quality measurement system.
Russian MEMS Association (RAMEMS)
|Russian MEMS Association was founded in June 2010. It is the leading organization
in Russia, which specializes in microsystems only.
RAMEMS was created as a body which was aimed to support MEMS business in
Russia and develop the relationship with foreign partners.
RAMEMS promotes MEMS tendency by making e-newsletters, holding MEMS Forums,
which are considered to be the main industry events in Russia, developing
international cooperation between MEMS research centers, manufacturers
and users, commercializing our partners’ technologies, creating an effective
informational field aimed at revitalizing Russian companies output and
development, and contributing to new jobs and and wealth .
The bridge function between foreign and Russian partners is still a core
aspect of the company, and RAMEMS has continuously adapted its great experience
gained from effective cooperation with MEMS-leading organizations all over
the world to the needs of the domestic MEMS industry.
Now RAMEMS offers various technologies, products and trainings for all
steps of MEMS-components and systems production, from market research and
component modeling to making a turn-key solution.
Integrated Circuit Design Reserach & Education Center (ICDREC)
|ICDREC, established in 2005 in Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh
(VNU-HCM) , is the first and only full-fledged research and development
unit that has the capability of successfully designing a variety of digital/analog
IC chips as well as MEMS sensors, and at the same time, to apply these
chips and sensors in creating various application equipment/systems to
contribute to the development of the electronics industry of Vietnam.
|-To be recognized as a leading 8 core R&D Center in Vietnam, playing
leading role in research and development in hi-tech areas.
-Products form R&D results at SHTP Labs contribute to substantial growth
of Vietnamese hi-tech industries.
-SHTP Labs is a business unit under Saigon Hi-Tech Park, which was launched to serve the mission of carrying out scientific research and technological development in Vietnam.
Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Intelligent Robots and Systems (BAICIRS)
|BAICIRS was founded in August 2015 among the first batch of 13 advanced
innovation centers accredited by Beijing Municipal Education Commission.
Focusing on the national major demands and the global research fronts in
intelligent robots and systems, and with the objectives to yield solutions
for a series of major and frontier scientific issues, BAICIRS endeavors
to make breakthroughs in theories and technologies of locomotion, bionics,
multiscale perception and manipulation, micro/nano robotics, biomechatronic
fusion and interaction, and system control and integration, through comprehensive
and interdisciplinary integration of molecular bionics, bionic mechanics,
multiscale perception and manipulation technologies, MEMS/NEMS technologies,
and multiple artificial intelligence technologies. Around 110 researchers
with various background from Japan, US, Europe as well as China assemble
at BAICIRS to challenge the world-class problems.