Siemens: Semiconductor Education Alliance – Addressing the skills and talent shortage in the global semiconductor industry

February 29, 2024. Siemens Digital Industries Software today announced that it has joined the Semiconductor Education Alliance to help build and maintain successful networks of experts in IC design and EDA (Electronic Design Automation) – from teachers and schools to universities, publishers, educational technology companies and research institutions.

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The Semiconductor Education Alliance was founded by Arm in 2023 with the goal of closing education and skills gaps in the global semiconductor sector. It brings together key industry, academic and government stakeholders to provide resources that help educators, researchers, engineers and learners access new, improved educational pathways.

“Siemens joining the Semiconductor Education Alliance is a significant step in our joint efforts to foster networks of experts in STEM education and research involving academic and industry partners across the EDA industry,” said Mike Ellow, Executive Vice President, Electronic Design Automation, Siemens Digital Industries Software. “As part of this alliance, we are undertaking specific projects aimed at workforce development in the semiconductor industry that will benefit all stakeholders. Siemens also aims to share resources, skills and expertise in a flexible, federated and open model through a variety of forums.”

“The global semiconductor industry is facing a skills and talent shortage that requires industry-wide action,” said Khaled Benkrid, Senior Director, Education and Research at Arm. “The Semiconductor Education Alliance was created to address the challenges in semiconductor skills. We welcome the capabilities that Siemens brings to the Alliance as we join together as an industry to develop talent.”

“The semiconductor industry will need more than one million additional skilled workers by 2030 to keep pace with global demand,” said Dora Smith, Senior Director of the Global Academic Program at Siemens Digital Industries Software. “Partnering with Arm through the Semiconductor Education Alliance helps us work together to find ways to ensure both the quality and quantity of talent needed to drive innovation and market growth. We look forward to working with this ecosystem of experts to future-proof the workforce.”

About Siemens Digital Industries Software

Siemens Digital Industries Software helps organizations of all sizes digitally transform with software, hardware and services from the Siemens Xcelerator Business Platform. Siemens’ software and comprehensive digital twin enable companies to optimize their design, engineering and manufacturing processes to transform today’s ideas into sustainable products of the future. From the chip to the complete system, from the product to the process, across all industries. Siemens Digital Industries Software- Accelerating transformation.

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👉 www.siemens.com 
👉 Semiconductor Education Alliance

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