NIST considers launching ‘supersized’ semiconductor manufacturing institute


The agency has the authority to create up to three Manufacturing USA institutes, public-private partnerships intended to boost the domestic supply chain.

Commerce appoints 24 experts to committee advising on semiconductor R&D


Members will make recommendations on programs funded by the CHIPS and Science Act and new public-private partnerships.

President’s science and tech advisors recommend launch of $500M fund for semiconductor startups


The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology say such a fund would boost innovation by supporting chip manufacturers during the most vulnerable stages of company development.

Commerce Department sets out zero-trust security approach to microelectronics supply chain


NIST wants to establish security analytics standards and a vulnerability strategy to counter recent counterfeiting and IP theft.

Biden signs CHIPS and Science Act to spur US-made national security technologies


The new law provides roughly $52.7 billion to help drive semiconductor research and innovation.

IT and tech industry groups applaud passage of semiconductor CHIPS Act


Major federal government contractors like IBM anticipate using the funds to boost U.S. leadership in semiconductor innovation.