• 09:25 – 09:45

Keynote

The European Chips Act. A Framework for Revitalizing the European Semiconductor Ecosystem

The worldwide demand for chips grows rapidly and is expected to double by 2030. Europe must ensure its security of supply within the global industrial value chain. The EU Chips Act aims to build on Europe’s strengths and address outstanding weaknesses. It will mobilise more than € 43 billion of public and private investments to strengthen the semiconductor ecosystem, production capacities and resilient supply chains. And finally, it will set measures to prepare and respond to future supply chain disruptions, together with EU Member States and our international partners. With this Europe is laying the foundations for technologies that are not yet available there today. Research and technology organizations play a strong role as partnerships with like-minded partners do. And besides all this, one of the most important factors is the sufficient availability and training of skilled workers.

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Dr. Thomas Morgenstern

EVP Frontend IFAG FE

Infineon Technologies AG

Thomas Morgenstern is Executive Vice President of Infineon Technologies AG. He was born in Mosbach (Germany) in 1968. Thomas Morgenstern studied chemistry at the Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf and received his PhD in 1998. He started his career in 1998 at Semiconductor 300. Before joining Infineon again in 2021, he held various positions at Biotronik SE & Co KG, BOSCH and Globalfoundries.

Positions within the company

  • Since 2022 Head of Frontend
  • 2021 Managing Director Dresden

Further positions

2017-2020 2013-2017
2010-2013 2009-2010
1998-2009
Globalfoundries Dresden

Senior Vice President and General Manager Fab 1
BOSCH Reutlingen and Souzhu

Senior Vice President Manufacturing and Technology
Globalfoundries Dresden Director Engineering

Biotronik SE & Co KG
Director Manufacturing Active Implants

Qimonda/ Infineon Dresden
Managing functions in various positions

Membership of Supervisory Boards

Infineon Technologies Dresden Verwaltungs GmbH, Neubiberg, Germany (Head of Supervisory Board)

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Here at Infineon, we combine entrepreneurial success with responsible action to make life easier, safer, and greener. Barely visible, semiconductors have become an indispensable part of everyday life. We play a key role in shaping a better future – with microelectronics that link the real and the digital world. Our semiconductors enable efficient energy management, smart mobility, as well as secure, seamless communications in an increasingly connected world. Infineon designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and system solutions. The focus of its activities is on automotive and industrial electronics, communication and information technologies, IoT, sensor technology and security. The product range comprises standard components, software, customer-specific solutions for devices and systems, as well as specific components for digital, analog, and mixed-signal applications.

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