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UK Semiconductor Challenges and Solutions

This joint IOP-Royal Academy of Engineering report highlights issues in the UK semiconductor sector and makes suggestions for progress. 


The IOP has joined with the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) to create a report following a joint roundtable of science and industry experts at the end of 2022.

The report details the challenges that the UK semiconductor sector is facing, including skills shortages, high costs and low public awareness of semiconductors. It also contains suggestions as to the steps government can take to support the industry in moving forward.

UK Semiconductor Challenges and Solutions

Access to Design Tools and Licensing, Access to Skills

Download the full report (PDF, 1.84MB)