The Dutch semiconductors network includes some 150 companies active throughout the value chain of development, production, and application of Advanced ICs, MEMS, Sensors and Wireless Systems as well as semiconductor equipment and materials.
Dutch companies are mainly located in and around Eindhoven, Enschede, Delft and Nijmegen. In Belgium, many semiconductor-related companies are active around Leuven.
Top-class knowledge institutes such as the technical universities in Eindhoven, University of Twente and TU Delft, IMEC and Holst Center for important links in the network.

World-class ecosystem
The Dutch semiconductor ecosystem is quite remarkable because it includes the complete value chain, from research, design, and development through to production.

  • World-class companies such as NXP Semiconductors, ASML, FEI
  • World-class R&D and knowledge organizations
  • Successful SMEs operating in various niche/application markets
  • Flexible supply chain support infrastructure
  • Complete value chain with excellent locations in Europe

BCS Network activities
  • Open company visits
  • Networking events and know-how meetings
  • SME Partner search in European & National Programs
  • Insight into available competences in the value chain via ‘Company Profiles’
  • ‘Technologies meet Applications’ sessions