Pragmatic Semiconductor opens wafer fab in Durham

UK's first 300mm facility

Tom Allen
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Credit: Pragmatic Semiconductor

Cambridge-based Pragmatic Semiconductor has officially opened the UK's first 300mm wafer fab in Durham, just four months after it closed a record Series D funding round.

Pragmatic's new line produces chips based on flexible integrated circuit (FlexIC) technology. These chips are not a direct replacement for silicon in high-performance compute applications, and are ...

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