Lab to Fab: A Framework and Case Studies

SEMI Global Headquarters 673 Milpitas Blvd. Milpitas, San Jose, CA 95035 Room: Seminar 1 Thursday, February 27
9:00am to 12:00pm

Lab to Fab: A Framework and Case Studies

The lab to fab journey for startups and large corporations can be arduous, however, without that final push to profitability, a company or product cannot survive. There are many companies littered along the road to final product commercialization. This tech course will present a framework for potential paths to go from initial concept to a commercialized product, led by industry experts, along with case studies of several products and companies within the hybrid flexible electronics platform. In addition, there will be a discussion of organizational considerations from small startups to large corporations and the strengths and weaknesses associated with each. The discussion will include:

  • Early tactics
  • What is needed for a commitment to move forward?
  • Verification of technology
  • Transition to product
  • Challenges for growth and market adoption
  • Successful commercialization


  • Introduction & Agenda
    • General Considerations  
  • Lab to Fab Journey
    • A benchmark plan           
    • Unanticipated plan disruptions  
  • Case Studies – Views of the Journey

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Kent Displays

If you will be staying for lunch, please register for the Tech Course Networking Luncheon in addition to your course – it is complimentary for Tech Course registrants.


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