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Rf Engineered substrates to FostER fEm performaNCE

Objective

The REFERENCE project aims to leverage a European leading edge Radio Frequency (RF) ecosystem based on RF Silicon On Insulator (SOI) disruptive technology, perceived as the most promising to address performance, cost and integration needs for RF Front End Modules (FEMs)s.
The project targets to develop over the next 3 years, innovative solutions from material, engineered substrates, process, design, metrology to system integration capable to address the unresolved 4G+ requirements for RF FEMs (data rate >1Gb/s) and pave the way to 5G.
The R&D and demonstration actions include:
• Development of innovative RFSOI substrates for 4G+ / 5G
• Move to 300 mm diameter
• Development of 4G+ / 5G RF-SOI devices with 2 major European foundries : analog in 200 mm 130nm technology, RF digital by combining RFSOI and FDSOI in 300 mm at 22nm;
• Innovative design for 4G+ /5G (analog and RF digital),
• Integration of several 4G+ FEM components on the same chip and demonstration System in Package Technology (SiP).
3 applications are investigated :
• Cellular / Iot : 4G+ RFSOI FEM demonstrator at SiP device level
• Automotive : 4G+ RF-SOI demonstrator at SiP device level
• Aviation: RF-SOI high data rate wireless communication module at system level; targeting a new frequency band for aeronautic.

The project is executed within 5 European countries, by on a strong and complementary and well balanced consortium, 6 large industrial companies (world leaders in material, foundries, aeronautics), 4 SMEs and a network of world class level and major European public research institutes and academics. It clearly aims to develop industrial solutions enabling European leadership and production.
Through this technology disruption, REFERENCE project addresses major thrusts for smart mobility, smart society, semiconductor processes, equipments, design technology and smart systems implementation, and support the societal challenges of smart transport, as well as secure and innovative society.

Call for proposal

H2020-ECSEL-2015-1-RIA-two-stage-Master

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Sub call

H2020-ECSEL-2015-1-RIA-two-stage

Coordinator

SOITEC SA
Net EU contribution
€ 3 718 875,94
Address
Chemin Des Franques - Parc Technologique Des Fontaines
38190 Bernin
France

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Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Isère
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 11 156 627,81

Participants (16)

AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 228 646,56
Address
Willy-messerschmitt-strasse 1
82024 Taufkirchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Landkreis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 685 939,69
FERFICS LIMITED

Participation ended

Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 75 493,50
Address
Hoffmann Park Inchera
Cork

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Ireland Southern South-East
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 176 151,50
GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module One LLC & Co. KG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 413 926,25
Address
Wilschdorfer Landstrasse 101
01109 Dresden

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Region
Sachsen Dresden Dresden, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 241 778,75
ATEP - AMKOR TECHNOLOGY PORTUGAL SA
Portugal
Net EU contribution
€ 157 344,00
Address
Avenida 1 De Maio 801
4485 629 Mindelo Vila Do Conde

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 472 033,50
SENTRONICS METROLOGY GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 191 937,00
Address
Mallaustrasse 72
68219 Mannheim

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe Mannheim, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 447 853,00
SILTRONIC AG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 372 445,94
Address
Einsteinstrasse 172
81677 Munchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 117 337,81
STMICROELECTRONICS SA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 97 999,38
Address
Boulevard Romain Rolland 29
92120 Montrouge

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 293 998,12
TELIT AUTOMOTIVE SOLUTIONS SARL
France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
2, Esplanade Anton Philips Esplanade Effiscience
14460 Colombelles

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Region
Normandie Basse-Normandie Calvados
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AED ENGINEERING GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 345 386,25
Address
Taunusstrasse 51
80807 Munchen

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 805 901,25
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 2 240 924,50
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 3 361 386,75
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 876 432,50
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 314 648,75
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELECTRONICA CENTRUM
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 698 916,00
Address
Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven

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Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 1 048 374,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 295 693,50
Address
Helmholtzstrasse 10
01069 Dresden

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Region
Sachsen Dresden Dresden, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 443 540,25
UNIVERSITE LYON 1 CLAUDE BERNARD
France
Net EU contribution
€ 163 236,00
Address
Boulevard Du 11 Novembre 1918 Num43
69622 Villeurbanne Cedex

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Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 244 854,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 35 625,00
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 53 437,50
UNIVERSITAET DER BUNDESWEHR MUENCHEN
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 115 180,00
Address
Werner Heisenberg Weg 39
85579 Neubiberg

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 173 970,00