Mikron is the largest semiconductor company in Russia and East Europe’s largest semiconductor vendor by export volume. Russian technological leader Mikron ranks among the top 5 semiconductor IDM companies in Europe by revenue. Mikron is a part of industrial RTI-holding with financial corporation “Sistema” as the major shareholder.
Founded in 1964 as “Research Institute for Molecular Electronics” and manufacturing facility “Mikron”, the company laid the foundation for the microelectronics industry in Russia.
Mikron is actively engaged in scientific research in the field of microelectronics, development of integrated circuits and their manufacturing and distribution.
Mikron is a full cycle manufacturer, performing all production stages from IC design till end product delivery.
Today Mikron is the key player of the Russian telecom and smart-card market, as well as the Europe’s largest RFID-manufacturer.
The company is also actively working on the international market through its representative offices in Germany, US, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Shenzhen and owns an assembly facility in China.
MAIN PRODUCT GROUPS
• Microprocessors for smart-cards and ID documents
• RFID tags, inlays and cards
• Power management ICs
• Discrete semiconductor devices
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Mikron greatly contributes to the promotion of microelectronics in Russia, supporting a wide range of educational institutions and graduate programs, as well as providing funds for scientific research in the field of future semiconductor materials and technologies.
Mikron own R&D center employs more than 400 people. More than 60 scientific research institutions are Mikron long-term partners. 15% of revenues are invested yearly in R&D. In 2014 the company was managing 40+ R&D projects for 91 new products.
Mikron supports several discipline-related chairs at the leading Russian universities that prepare high-quality specialists in modern and upcoming nano- and microelectronics. More than 150 students undertake an internship at Mikron every year.
FACTS & FIGURES
ICs and discrete semiconductor devices in the product portfolio
new products added annually
million SIM-cards produced
million ICs for new biometric passport produced
million bank cards manufactured yearly
million tags and inlays manufactured monthly
billion transport cards produced
ICs for Universal Electronic Card (UEC – Russian ID-card) produced