Board of Trustees for the National Semiconductor Technology Center selected


The CHIPS for America team at the US Department of Commerce have selected five leaders to serve on the selection committee that will choose board members to form a non-profit entity that the department anticipates will serve as the operator of the National Semiconductor Technology Center (NSTC).

Described as a cornerstone of the Chips and Science Act’s research and development (R&D) programme, the NSTC is critical to the long-term success of the American semiconductor industry and our national and economic security goals.

In August (2022), President Biden signed the $52bn Chips and Science Act into law to strengthen American manufacturing and place the US as a frontrunner in the semiconductor market, competing with the likes of China.

Later, in March (2023), the Biden-Harris Administration launched the first CHIPS for America funding opportunity for manufacturing incentives to begin to restore the US semiconductor market.

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