SEMI(R) has announced a "Call for Innovations" for the second annual Technology Innovation Showcase, to be held in conjunction with SEMICON(R) West 2004. The showcase has been designed to highlight innovative companies, inventors and entrepreneurs and to help bring their innovations to a broader audience of semiconductor manufacturers, suppliers and investors. The event will be held July 12-13 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. SEMI is encouraging participation by individual inventors, small companies and start-ups, academia, and research institutions, as well as large companies. Innovations can include new software, processes, service, equipment or materials used by the semiconductor or related industries, including MEMS and nanotechnology.
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