Illinois Plasma Institute launches with $1.75 million investment from Japanese company

From Phillip Kisubika Japanese microprocessing technology developer Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd. (TOK) is entering a partnership with the Illinois Plasma Institute (IPI), a new venture being headed up by NPRE professor David Ruzic. TOK’s investment of $1.75 million over five years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will provide for two graduate students.  In addition, […]

IPI-Tel Partnership

The Illinois Plasma Institute (IPI) has secured a second research partnership, this time with Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL), an electronics and semiconductor company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TEL is one of the three companies worldwide that make etching and deposition equipment for the semiconductor industry.  The research contract with IPI is worth $2.055 million over […]