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Blog: 09/28/21

Actions the U.S. and EU Can Take Together to Strengthen Both Regions’ Semiconductor Supply Chain Resilience

by Jennifer Meng, Global Policy Manager

by Meghan Biery, Director of Global Technology and Security Policy

High-level government officials from Washington and Brussels are set to convene in Pittsburgh tomorrow (Sept. 29) for the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC), which aims to expand and deepen trade and transatlantic investment ties. The TTC features 10 working groups set to address supply chain security, export controls, global trade […]

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Press Release: 09/27/21

New Report Highlights Strength of U.S. Semiconductor Industry and Continued Challenges

2021 State of the Industry Report calls for ambitious competitiveness and innovation policy agenda WASHINGTON, September 27, 2021 — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released its annual State of the Industry Report examining the U.S. semiconductor industry’s current global position, as well as challenges to — and opportunities for — continued industry growth and […]

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Press Release: 09/23/21

SIA Welcomes Today’s White House Meeting on Semiconductor Supply Chain

WASHINGTON—Sept. 23, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer regarding today’s meeting at the White House between Biden Administration officials and leaders in the semiconductor industry supply chain to discuss the global chip shortage and actions needed to strengthen America’s semiconductor supply chains.  “We welcome today’s […]

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Press Release: 08/03/21

SIA Calls for House Passage of Bipartisan Research Bills

Several bipartisan bills passed by the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the Future Act (H.R. 4609), would facilitate U.S. science and technology leadership; SIA CEO John Neuffer urges House to approve this legislation and calls on Congress to include robust funding for domestic chip production, […]

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Press Release: 07/22/21

Coalition of Tech, Auto, Medical, Defense, Other Business and Labor Groups Calls on Congress to Invest in Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing, Research, Design

WASHINGTON—July 22, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) – along with a broad coalition of 19 other tech, auto, medical, defense, and other business and labor groups – today in a letter urged Congress to enact funding for the semiconductor manufacturing, research, and design initiatives authorized in the “Creating Helpful Incentives for the Production of Semiconductors” […]

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Blog: 07/07/21

Americans Embrace the Importance of Semiconductors to National Security

by David Isaacs, Vice President, Government Affairs

As Congress considers legislation that would fund domestic semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research initiatives, a new poll finds a strong majority of Americans understand the critical role semiconductors play in advancing U.S. national security. Two-thirds of Americans (66%) say having a strong semiconductor manufacturing base is either “very important” (45%) or “somewhat important” (21%) to national security, […]

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Press Release: 06/28/21

SIA Calls for House Passage of Legislation to Advance U.S. Technology Leadership

The National Science Foundation for the Future Act (H.R. 2225) and the Department of Energy Science for the Future Act (H.R. 3593) would help maintain and build on U.S. science and technology leadership; SIA CEO John Neuffer urges House to approve bills and calls on Congress to include robust funding for domestic chip production, innovation […]

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Press Release: 06/25/21

SIA Applauds Bipartisan Agreement on Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON – June 25, 2021 – The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from President and CEO John Neuffer commending the announcement yesterday of a bipartisan agreement on an infrastructure plan that would create millions of American jobs, promote economic growth, and make America stronger. SIA represents 98% of the U.S. semiconductor […]

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Press Release: 06/17/21

SIA Applauds Senate Introduction of FABS Act

Bipartisan legislation would boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and strengthen America’s economy, national security, chip supply chains  WASHINGTON—June 17, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded the introduction in Congress of the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an investment tax credit to incentivize greater semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. The […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

Senate Passage of USICA Marks Major Step Toward Enacting Needed Semiconductor Investments

United States Innovation and Competition Act would provide $52 billion to fund the semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing initiatives in the CHIPS for America Act WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded Senate passage of needed federal investments in semiconductor technology included in the bipartisan United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S.1260), […]

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Press Release: 06/08/21

SIA Welcomes White House Report on Strengthening America’s Semiconductor Supply Chains

WASHINGTON—June 8, 2021—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today welcomed the release of a White House report on strengthening the supply chains of critical products, including semiconductors. The Commerce Department report, initiated by President Biden’s Feb. 24 Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, calls for boosting targeted incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research to strengthen […]

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Blog: 06/02/21

Global Governments Ramp Up Pace of Chip Investments

by Jennifer Meng, Global Policy Manager

by Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President, Global Policy

by Zhi Su, Research Manager

The strategic significance of semiconductors and their ever-increasing importance for economic competitiveness and supply-chain resilience has become a focus for governments worldwide. The widespread global chip shortage as a result of the COVID-19 crisis in late 2020 has shown that vulnerabilities in the global semiconductor supply chain put at risk many technologies and products essential […]

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