Soitec is the world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for electronic and energy industries. As an industrial company, it has built its reputation developing and manufacturing its flagship material, SOI (Silicon-on-Insulator).
Jean-Michel Lamure and André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé founded Soitec in 1992 to develop and commercialize the revolutionary Smart Cut™ “atomic scalpel” technology. Since then, the company has continued to innovate and grow to lead technological advances that will shape the performance of tomorrow’s products on markets like computing, telecommunications, automotive electronics, and lighting.
Soitec is a truly international company, with R&D and industrial manufacturing activities in France, Germany, Singapore, and the United States, and employees representing 30 nationalities working in more than 10 countries.