The University of the Basque Country on track

From a life-cycle perspective, any economic activity, including academic activity (teaching and research), may have a negative impact not only on its immediate environment, but also throughout its value chain. “In the field of engineering, it is very common to use the life cycle methodology and estimate the environmental impact of a given product, but…

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Japan Asks Sony and TSMC to Build Fabs in the Country

Japanese authorities have proposed that Sony Group and TSMC invest $9.2 billion in a fab that will produce chips using a 20nm process technology, reports Reuters citing a report by Nikkan Kogyo newspaper. Just 15 years ago, Japanese companies like Panasonic and Renesas had leading-edge process technologies that could challenge those from Intel. Today, Japanese developers outsource…