CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute

Semiconductor Manufacturing and Advanced Research with Twins (SMART) USA Institute

SRC is creating and launching the CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute

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SRC is actively working with numerous industry and research institutions to create the CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute, an industry-led, government enabled broad partnership to supercharge innovation in industry today. Many amazing organizations have already signed on to participate. Learn more today or view our frequently asked questions!

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Current Partners

As a well-established center of gravity for transformative research and innovation across the semiconductor ecosystem, SRC is ideally positioned to advance digital twin technology that will strengthen our industry. SIA strongly endorses SRC’s proposal for the SMART USA Institute, and we look forward to serving as a partner to SRC, government leaders, and other stakeholders to move this important initiative forward.  

 John Neuffer, President & CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association

SEMI is pleased to partner with SRC to serve the national mission and bring the combined strength of the 2 organizations to bear in the development of a Digital Twin manufacturing innovation institute.  

 Ajit Manocha, President and CEO of SEMI

At Purdue, it’s full speed ahead with SRC to re-energize semiconductor manufacturing in the USA!  

 Mung Chiang, President, Purdue University


Newest Members!

    • Argonne National Lab
    • Clemson University
    • Howard University
    • Imec USA
    • Indium Corporation Global Headquarters
    • MaterialsIN Inc.
    • Missouri University of Science & Technology
    • Northeastern University
    • PPPL
    • Sahita Technologies
    • Worlds Enterprise, Inc.

Industry Partners

    • 3DGS
    • AchieveOn
    • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.*
    • Analog Devices, Inc.
    • Ansys
    • ASM International
    • Dassault
    • Electronic Innovations
    • GlobalFoundries
    • HRL Laboratories
    • IBM Corporation*
    • Imec USA
    • Indium Corporation Global Headquarters
    • Infinera
    • Innovation Impact Partners
    • Intel Corporation*
    • Lam Research Corporation
    • MaterialsIN Inc.
    • MediaTek Inc.
    • Micron Technology*
    • NXP Semiconductors
    • PDF Solutions
    • Qualcomm
    • RTX
    • Sahita Technologies
    • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    • SavanSys Solutions LLC
    • Seagate
    • Siemens EDA
    • SK hynix Inc.
    • Skorpios Technologies
    • Soundside Partners
    • Synopsys
    • Texas Instruments Incorporated*
    • Tokyo Electron Limited
    • TSMC
    • Veeco Instruments Inc.
    • Worlds Enterprise, Inc.

Government Entities

  • NC Department of Commerce

National Labs

  • Argonne National Lab
  • Idaho National Lab
  • Oak Ridge National Lab
  • PNNL
  • PPPL
  • SLAC


  • American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
  • CyManII
  • IPC
  • New York Creates
  • RTI International
  • SEMI
  • Semiconductor Industry Association

University Partners

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Arizona State University
  • Boise State University
  • Binghamton University*
  • Clemson University
  • Dillard University
  • Duke University
  • Florida Agricultural Mechanical University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology*
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Morgan State University
  • North Carolina A&T
  • Northeastern University
  • Oregon State University
  • Purdue University*
  • Tennessee Sate University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University at Albany
  • University Florida
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Texas at Dallas


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