Kulim, Malaysia, 22nd June 2022 – SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“SilTerra”) has intensified its efforts towards nurturing the development of local talents as well as innovation in semiconductor sector in the country.
The company recently undertook its maiden sponsorship for Robot Competition 2022 (“ROBOCON Malaysia 2022”). The wafer foundry has emerged as the platinum sponsor for the national competition, having sponsored RM15,000 as part of the company’s ongoing corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) initiative to encourage talent development for the semiconductor industry ecosystem in Malaysia.
The sponsorship was also aimed to bolster the newly established partnership between SilTerra and Universiti Sains Malaysia (“USM”), following their recent Memorandum of Understanding in areas of collaboration, including talent development through the sponsored internship programme, skill-based training, seminars, workshops and development of joint-curriculum.
ROBOCON Malaysia 2022 was jointly organised by USM in collaboration with the Higher Education Ministry and Radio Televisyen Malaysia (“RTM”) at Kompleks Sukan Azman Hashim, USM in Penang.
SilTerra also participated in the SEMICON Southeast Asia 2022 “SEMICON SEA 2022”. Themed “Forward as One: Building A Resilient and Sustainable Electronics Supply Chain in Southeast Asia”, SEMICON SEA 2022 gathered industry experts for the latest developments, innovations and trends across the semiconductor supply chain.
In addition, the event provided opportunities for semiconductor manufacturing equipment companies, private-and-public partners and industry players to connect and explore new collaboration and growth opportunities.
The event was launched at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Bayan Lepas, Penang and officiated by YAB Mr Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister, Penang. It was also attended by participants from the semiconductor industry, featured more than 250 companies with 400 booths and attracted some 10,000 attendees.