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Materials R & D in the electrical and electronics industry

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  • Prof. Claus Weyrich

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    1. Corporate R & D, Siemens AG, Base Technologies ZFE BT, P.O. Box 830953, W-8000 München 2 (FRG)
    • Corporate R & D, Siemens AG, Base Technologies ZFE BT, P.O. Box 830953, W-8000 München 2 (FRG)
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    • was born in Brno (Czechoslovakia) in 1944. He received a doctorate in physics from the University of Innsbruck (Austria). In 1969 he joined the Siemens Research Laboratories. His main activities have been in the field of optoelectronic semiconductors and applied materials research. Since 1987 he has been Vice President for Base Technologies in the Corporate R & D Division of Siemens AG in Munich and Erlangen (FRG). He has published over 30 scientific papers and holds 11 patents.


Abstract

The training of R & D managers is just one of the many topics discussed by one of the senior figures in the research and development activities of Siemens. The planning of future R & D aims in the electronics industry, based on indentifying market requirements and producing materials faster than competitors which perform to the desired level at the desired price, and the various factors which affect this planning are discussed.

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