The aid, totaling overn 80 million euros from the Next Generation EU Funds, will be available at the end of the month This is one of the key objectives of the addendum to the Recovery Plan. There is a high demand for professionals specialized in microelectronics and semiconductors and it will continue to grow in the future.
The SpecialCommissioner for Semiconductors, Jaime Martorell, let the university ecosystem know the details on the incentives that will be published at the end of June. The aim is to promote the training of qualified professionals in the entire value chain of the microelectronics and semiconductor industry.
The call for ‘Cátedras Chip’ has a budget of 80 million euros from the European Next Generation EU funds. It will contribute to train at least 1,000 students in the field of microchips.
The government has launched an aid package to strengthen the autonomy and strategic industrialization of this field. Efforts are now focused now on encouraging training and research in the area of microchips within the university community.
"We already have the talent in Spain. And now, it is the time to promote education in these areas -through training and collaboration between companies and universities to achieve workforce that will become highly demanded in the market",explained the Special Commissioner, Jaime Martorell.
More than 60 companies will benefit from the 'Chip Missions' grants in collaboration with the CDTI.
Jaime Martorell, Special Commissioner, participates also in the Chips JU inauguration
The aid, totaling over 80 million euros from the Next Generation EU Funds, will be available at the end of the month.