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Blog: 09/13/18

SIA Welcomes House Passage of Quantum Computing Legislation

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the National Quantum Initiative Act, legislation that would create a 10-year federal program to bring a whole-of-government approach to advancing quantum information science research and development. Continued government support of quantum computing is integral to ensuring the United States remains a world leader in this promising technology. While […]

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Press Release: 07/24/18

SIA Applauds New DoD Research Partnerships to Advance Transformative Semiconductor Technologies

DARPA SELECTS RESEARCH TEAMS FROM INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA TO RECEIVE FUNDING THROUGH ITS ELECTRONICS RESURGENCE INITIATIVE TO BOLSTER NEXT-GENERATION SEMICONDUCTOR DESIGN, MATERIALS, ARCHITECTURES WASHINGTON—July 24, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today welcomed newly announced research partnerships between the Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]

Blog: 07/09/18

Study Highlights Need for More Government Support of R&D

by Semiconductor Industry Association

In February, Congress raised the limits on defense and nondefense spending, giving significant increases in research spending across most agencies and research fields. However, a new white paper by Duke Law’s Center for Innovation Policy argues that while this is a good first step, more action is needed. This white paper, Righting the Research Imbalance, by […]

Blog: 05/10/18

SIA Participates in Unveiling of New Report Detailing the Development of the Semiconductor Industry in New York’s Capital Region

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Earlier this week, SIA president and CEO, John Neuffer, delivered opening remarks at an event commemorating the unveiling of key findings from a new report on how the semiconductor industry has transformed the New York Capital Region. The report, which was authored by Professor Dr. Charles Wessner of Georgetown University and Thomas Howell, describes in […]

Blog: 01/31/18

Our 2018 Policy Plan to Drive U.S. Semiconductor Industry Growth and Innovation

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

During last night’s State of the Union Address, President Trump highlighted achievements from his first year in office and laid out his policy agenda for 2018. The President touched on a range of issues, including some of great significance to the U.S. semiconductor industry, such as tax, trade, and immigration. Moving forward, SIA remains focused […]

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Press Release: 09/27/17

Semiconductor Industry Supports Corporate Tax Reform Framework

PLAN RELEASED TODAY BY LEADERS IN CONGRESS, ADMINISTRATION WOULD SPUR U.S. GROWTH, INNOVATION WASHINGTON—Sept. 27, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement today from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer in support of the corporate tax reform framework released today by leaders in the […]

Press Release: 07/18/17

Professors from Oregon State University and University of Texas at Austin to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—July 18, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in consultation with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2017 University Research Award: Dr. Gabor C. Temes, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oregon State University (OSU), and Dr. Sanjay Banerjee, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Microelectronics […]

Press Release: 06/16/17

SIA Applauds DOE Initiative to Advance U.S. Supercomputing Technology

EXASCALE COMPUTING PROJECT AWARDS $258 MILLION OVER THREE YEARS TO SIX U.S. TECH COMPANIES, INCLUDING SIA MEMBERS AMD, IBM, INTEL WASHINGTON—June 16, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from president & CEO John Neuffer commending the U.S. Department of Energy’s announcement of […]

Press Release: 06/01/17

SIA Welcomes DARPA Initiative to Advance Transformative Semiconductor Technologies

NEW PROGRAM, PART OF $200 MILLION DARPA INVESTMENT IN SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH, AIMS TO PROGRESS BEYOND TRADITIONAL SCALING, CATALYZE NEXT-GENERATION SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES WASHINGTON—June 1, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today welcomed a new $75 million initiative outlined in the President’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal and funded […]

Blog: 05/23/17

White House Budget Contains DoD Investments Poised to Strengthen Semiconductor Research

by John Neuffer, President and CEO

Semiconductors, the brains of modern electronics, are integral to America’s economic, technological, and military infrastructure. Funding increases for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and other Defense Department agencies outlined in the White House budget proposal unveiled today would strengthen long-range semiconductor research, enhance the U.S. semiconductor industry’s positive impacts on our country, and […]

Press Release: 03/30/17

Semiconductor Industry Sets Out Research Needed to Advance Emerging Technologies, Unleash Next-Generation Semiconductors

NEW SIA-SRC REPORT CALLS FOR ROBUST RESEARCH INVESTMENTS THROUGHOUT THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY AND VALUE CHAIN WASHINGTON—March 30, 2017—A coalition of leaders from the global tech, defense, and aerospace industries, led by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today released a report identifying the key areas of scientific research needed to advance […]

Blog: 03/23/17

U.S. Semiconductor Firms Top List of Patent Recipients in 2016

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Five of the top fifteen U.S. corporate patent recipients in 2016 were U.S. semiconductor companies, equaling the number of firms ranked in the top 15 in 2015. These figures are based on an analysis of new data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. See table below.

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