SEMI has announced a "call for innovations" for the third annual Technology Innovation Showcase, to be held in conjunction with SEMICON West 2005. The application deadline is February 6, 2005. The Showcase is designed to highlight innovative companies, investors and entrepreneurs, and expose their innovations to a broader audience of semiconductor manufacturers, suppliers and investors. This three-day event will be held July 12-14 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. SEMI encourages participation by individual inventors, small companies and startups, academia, and research institutions, as well as large companies. Innovations can include new software, processes, service, equipment or materials used by the semiconductor or related industries, including MEMS and Nanotechnology.

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