Agreement signed for future-ready semiconductor workforce

SINGAPORE: Tailored learning programmes will be offered as part of efforts to build and maintain a future-ready talent pipeline to serve the semiconductor industry.

Applied Materials Southeast Asia and the Singapore Institute of Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and implement continuing education and training programmes for Applied Materials employees.


The programmes are related to artificial intelligence, data engineering, the Internet of Things, machine learning, and smart factory processes.


The curriculum and duration of the programmes are customised to the needs of Applied Materials workers. They include both short and long courses as well as stackable post-graduate modules, delivered by Singapore Institute of Technology academic staff.


“The semiconductor industry requires constant innovation, and investing in the

development of our workforce is critical to maintaining technology leadership,” said

Brian Tan, Vice President, Applied Global Services and Regional President,

Applied Materials Southeast Asia.

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