Grand chip design scheme fails as Alba centre is sold

February 2007
Electronics Weekly;2/7/2007, Issue 2274, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that the intention of creating a world class center of excellence for chip design and internet protocol development has been abandoned in Great Britain. According to a spokesman for Scottish Enterprise, it was set up to develop high-level system on a chip technology but because of the downturn, it hasn't attracted big companies. Furthermore, Scottish Enterprise is thought to have got about £8m for its stake from its original joint venture partner, Miller Developments.


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