Google, NIST to drive semiconductor developments with new agreement


Google has joined forces with the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help drive new nanotechnology and semiconductor device innovations.

Under terms of a cooperative research and development agreement signed on Tuesday (13th Sep), the duo hope to both develop and produce new chips to help drive innovations in the semiconductor space.

gasworld understands the chips will be manufactured by SkyWater Technology at its Bloomington semiconductor foundry in Minnesota. The circuitry for the chips will be designed by NIST, along with university research partners.

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