Innovation in engineering and technology is critical for driving the development of Microelectronics. To enhance Hong Kong’s advantages in Microelectronics, Science Park offers technical support in testing, analysis and consultation to facilitate the R&D of electronics innovation.

The cluster is supported by the Technology Support Centre (TSC), which coordinates communal laboratory services for the Microelectronics industry. Operational since 2002, TSC runs a range of laboratories with equipment and experienced engineers to support partner companies with advanced equipment for prototyping, testing and other analysis facilities. The goal is to help IC companies minimise capital costs, reduce turnaround time, enjoy convenient access to R&D facilities and ensure IP protection with one-stop services, and attract companies to set up R&D offices at Science Park.  

TSC serves an average of nearly 180 companies every year, including Science Park tenants and Hong Kong companies in fabless IC-design and related fields. Corresponding laboratory services are offered to support their work in design and simulation with EDA/CAD, wafer probing & testing, IC packaging, unit/board/modular reliability testing and even failure analysis. TSC’s technical and engineering services serve to foster microelectronics development in Hong Kong.

 

Key Facilities and Services

 

Reliability Lab

Equipped for experimental product life simulation, environmental room simulation for semiconductor devices and electronic products

IC Failure Analysis

Fitted with advanced test equipment to support product analysis for semiconductor devices and electronic products, including a high resolution microscope to strengthen characterisation and analysis capability

3D System-in-Package (SiP) Laboratory

A joint facility with ASTRI to provide advanced IC packaging R&D and small volume pilot production to the industry

IC Test Development & Pilot Production

Comprehensive services for IC test development and pilot production, plus equipment for full wafer probing and MPW wafer manual probing

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EDA Tools Sub-license Service

A wide range of EDA tools with EDA licenses accessible remotely via optic fibre connections

Teaching and Training

Teaching and Training

TSC labs are available for practical training and teaching for university students in coorperation with local tertiary institutes

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