Gallium Semi opens Nijmegen office
Netherlands-based RF GaN specialist opens European R&D centre
Netherlands-based RF GaN specialist Gallium Semiconductor has announced the opening of its European R&D centre in a ceremony in Nijmegen.
The ceremony was hosted by Gallium Semi’s CEO, Kin Tan and its VP of operations, Henk Thoonen. Thoonen also serves as the Nijmegen site director. Gallium Semi welcomed many of its customers, partners and vendors from the Europe region to dedicate the R&D centre.
“Nijmegen was an obvious choice for Gallium Semi’s new European R&D centre,” said Kin Tan, CEO of Gallium Semi. “The city of Nijmegen continues to invest in the knowledge economy and is an attractive location for high tech companies and its employees.”
At the Nijmegen site, Gallium Semi’s European engineers will be designing and developing GaN-based RF semiconductor solutions for 5G mobile communications, aerospace and defence and industrial, scientific and medical applications
Ben van den Broek, project manager International for the East Netherlands Development Agency was in attendance for the grand opening. "Gallium Semi is a great addition to the vibrant semiconductor industry in the Netherlands. Their choice of Nijmegen as its European R&D centre further elevates our region’s global attractiveness for its talented pool of professionals and proximity to customers.”
“We are very proud of our new activities here,” said Henk Thoonen, Gallium Semi’s VP of Operations. “The centre is designed to support the growth of our R&D team who will focus on the development of innovative products and technologies to power next generation mobile communications.”