Welcome to the Scottish Microelectronics Centre

The SMC is a small research facility (SRF) based in the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. We offer commercial and academic clients access to state-of-the art facilities and in-house expertise in areas such as micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), semiconductor, and nano fabrication.

We provide:

  • Access to facilities including a large semiconductor fabrication toolset and a cleanroom for product development and pilot production.
  • Processing work on behalf of industry and university partners.
  • End to end fabrication from mask design to fabrication of wafers and post processing of chips.
  • A vibrant environment for the mutual exchange of ideas, alongside the University of Edinburgh's Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS).
  • Hosting for small companies, providing an innovative and stimulating space alongside other companies and academics.

Who are our clients?

We offer services, facilities, expertise and hosting space to a range of commercial and academic partners. Find out more on our case studies page.

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