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Regulations

New York Commits $1 Billion to Albany Chip Development

December 12, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

New York state will spend $1 billion to expand research into chip technology in Albany, the state’s capital, with the goal of turning the region into a global center of semiconductor research and manufacturing, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Dec. 11. […]


Regulations

Accelerated US patent filing for semiconductor innovations

December 4, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“This new USPTO program will ensure we are prioritising critical intellectual property protections to incentivize investments in domestic semiconductor manufacturing,” Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo The pilot program is designed to accelerate improvements in the semiconductor industry by expediting examination […]


Regulations

CHIPS Incentives Program: Security Guardrails Finalized

September 25, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

A final rule implementing the national security guardrails of the CHIPS and Science Act has been released by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). The CHIPS and Science Act provides $50 billion for programs to strengthen and revitalize semiconductor research, […]


Regulations

Chip Makers to Find Out How to Get 25% Investment Tax Credit

March 21, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The Biden administration moved to implement a new 25% investment tax credit for U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturing and proposed restrictions that would make it difficult for companies to expand China operations if they receive certain federal funds. Congress created the tax […]


Process, Production, Regulations

New China chip plan follows US approach

December 14, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The biggest part of the $143 billion support package spread over five years is the 20% subsidy on equipment purchases which copies the 25% subsidy for investment in fab offered under the US Chips Act. The China subsidy not only […]


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Should the U.S. Government Subsidize Domestic Chip Production? Two Advocates Square Off.

February 27, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The U.S. share of global semiconductor-manufacturing capacity has declined sharply over the past three decades, fueling concerns about American reliance on imports for chips that are crucial to the economy and national security. In an effort to reverse that decline, […]


News

Intel bets the company

October 25, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

When Gordon Moore was chairman of Intel, he told me: “It’s a peculiar business – the only sane strategy is to regularly bet the company. A conservative position – trying to live with the existing generation of technology – is […]


News

Foxconn to Buy Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility

August 5, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Foxconn Technology Group , the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer, said that it would acquire a semiconductor manufacturing facility, taking the company deeper into the chip business at a time of unprecedented global strain. Foxconn, best known as the largest […]


Regulations

Industry, unions urge Congress to speed semiconductor bills

July 22, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Congress must act quickly to bolster semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S., according to a letter from several trade groups and unions delivered to House and Senate leaders on Thursday. “Strengthening the U.S. position in semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing is […]


Regulations

China Bill to Include $52 Billion for U.S. Chip Manufacturing

May 18, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Senate will include $52 billion to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing in a broader bill to enhance U.S. competitiveness with China, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said. Schumer called it “a historic and immediate infusion of federal money” to restore […]


Process, Production, Regulations

Huawei chip unit orders up more domestic production as U.S. restrictions loom: sources

April 16, 2020

Via: Reuters

The move towards Shanghai-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) comes as Washington readies new rules which would require foreign companies using U.S. chipmaking equipment to obtain a license before supplying chips to Huawei – rules that would directly affect TSMC. […]