Energy Department Appoints First Energy Security Board of Directors

The board will head the nonprofit authorized by the CHIPS Act. The Department of Energy (DOE) appointed the first panel of board members for its new nonprofit organization…

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Commerce Department Effort to Recruit Women in Construction

Secretary Raimondo says CHIPS Act goals will not be achieved without them. The Department of Commerce released its framework for encouraging women to become construction workers, saying that…

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Commerce Department Announces Agreement for Samsung Chip Facilities

Preliminary agreement proposes investing $6.4 billion into facility construction and expansion in Texas. The Department of Commerce announced that it has reached a non-binding domestic manufacturing agreement with…

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Preliminary Agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Announced

President Biden says, if finalized, will provide $6.6 billion to build U.S.-based manufacturing facilities This week, President Joe Biden announced a preliminary agreement with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing…

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Commerce Department Reaches Preliminary Agreement with Intel

 CHIPS funding would support Intel manufacturing in four states. The Commerce Department announced that it has reached a preliminary agreement with Intel Corporation, offering the company $8.5 billion…

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Commerce Secretary Speaks on CHIPS and Science Act Anniversary

She and the president intend for the U.S. to produce 20 percent of the world’s leading-edge microchips by 2030. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo recently spoke at the…

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White House Announces $5 Billion for Semiconductor Research

The administration establishes a center for research and a public-private development consortium. President Biden’s administration has announced a $5 billion investment into domestic semiconductor research and development (R&D),…

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Commerce Department Announces Domestic Chip Production Grants

$62 million in funding to support U.S. chip factories. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a second tranche this week from the Chips and Science Act of 2022…

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Commerce Department Releases Final Policies for CHIPS and Science Act

The commerce secretary announces the guardrails prohibit foreign investments for ten years as well as foreign joint research. The Department of Commerce has released its final rule for…

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NSF Director Warns Against Delaying CHIPS Act Funding 

He says extra funding key tool in the technological race against China. National Science Foundation Director Sethuraman Panchanathan shared his concerns that delayed government funding could put the…

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