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Welcome to the newest addition to SEMICON Europa:

Innovation Village

For the first time at SEMICON Europa, Innovation Village will bring together new and emerging companies with the semiconductor industry’s top strategic investors and leading technology partners.


Ms. Andrea Busch


Request for
Participation (pdf):


Leaflet (pdf):


Opportunities (pdf):

Sponsorship opportunities innovation village







Innovation Village will be a dedicated area offering a 3-in-1 event:

1. A start-up and partner exhibition


2. The Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF)

    – which will include keynote 

    presentations, panel discussions,

    and elevator pitch sessions


3. Innovation conference and live demos

Who should participate?

  • If you are a start-up looking to present your innovative technology, this is the place for you!
  • If you are an investor looking to make contact with the most cutting-edge European start-ups, this is the place for you!
  • If you are interested in previewing the technologies that will define the future of the semiconductor industry, this is the place for you!

Confirmed Start-ups:


- Irylynx

- Genes'Ink

- Avalun

- Exagan

- Feeligreen

- Calao Systems

- Silicon Line GmbH

- Grapheat

- Pollen Technology

- Noivion

- Wavelens

- ActLight

- Scint-X

- Sol Voltaics

- Smoltek

- Nocili Materials


Interested in participating?



  • Complete the online Request for Participation (RFP) form here.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Silicon Innovation Forum Committee and top applicants will be invited to participate in the exhibition and pitch sessions.

Partners / Investors / Sponsors:

  • Book a VIP Booth, complete with a meet-and-greet kiosk, a private meeting space and a large logo wall to increase visibility. Booths are nestled in the Innovation Village amidst the startup exhibition booths. 
    Booking will be available mid-May.
    For more information, contact Jérôme Boutant:
  • Sponsors are given exclusive visibility in Innovation Village and during the SIF Conferences. Diverse opportunities for sponsoring exist and can be viewed in the following document:
    Sponsorship Opportunities (pdf)


  • Innovation Village is open to any SEMICON Europa visitor, free of charge. We welcome you to come preview the start-ups who will define tomorrow’s technology!

SEMI Membership

  • Become a member and join SEMI now! For more information please visit our decicated webpage.

Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF)

Logo Silicon Innovation Forum

The Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF) provides a stage for new and emerging innovators, industry leaders, strategic investors, and venture capitalists to discuss the needs and requirements of the industry's innovation engine. Participants will gain insights on technology, capital, partnership, and collaboration strategies necessary for mutual success.


Innovation Village Committee

Erkki Aaltonen,VTT Ventures

Erkki Aaltonen,

VTT Ventures

Jong Sang Choi, Samsung VenturesJong Sang Choi,
Samsung Ventures
Jean-Marc Bally, ASTER Capital

Jean-Marc Bally,

ASTER Capital

Claus Schmidt, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbHClaus Schmidt,
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH
Christophe Desrumaux, CEA InvestissementChristophe Desrumaux,
CEA Investissement
Eileen Tanghal, Applied Ventures, LLCEileen Tanghal,
Applied Ventures, LLC
Jean-Marc Girard, Air LiquideJean-Marc Girard,
Air Liquide Electronics
Jim Traynor, TEL Venture CapitalJim Traynor,
TEL Venture Capital
Lisa Müller, 3M New VenturesLisa Müller,
3M New Ventures
Pascal Vanluchene, Capital-E

Pascal Vanluchene,



Raising funds?

Seeking partners or opportunities for collaboration?
Exhibit at SEMICON Europa's Innovation Village to meet with top international investors and visitors!


Come innovate with us!