Spain Ready to Invest Over $12B in Semiconductor Industry, but Struggles to Find Chipmakers

  • The Spanish government’s plan to pour more than 12 billion euros ($12.3 billion) into building a domestic semiconductor industry has run up against a major problem: chipmakers ready to take on the challenge are few and far between.
  •  Firms have opted instead for nations like Germany that have a semiconductor ecosystem with suppliers and talent already established.