Driving Research Innovation

SRC is a world-renowned, high technology-based consortium that serves as a crossroads of collaboration between technology companies, academia, government agencies, and SRC’s highly regarded engineers and scientists. Through its interdisciplinary research programs, SRC plays an indispensable role in addressing global challenges, using research and development strategies, and advanced tools and technologies. Members of SRC work synergistically together, gain access to research results, fundamental IP, and highly experienced students to compete in the global marketplace and build the workforce of tomorrow.

More than 20 premier semiconductor companies are members of SRC, partnering with more than 100 universities and multiple government agencies. We manage three programs with a combined 55 research topics and more than 500 research projects carried out by more than 1,200 SRC-sponsored students. Learn more about Membership Opportunities!

Our Approach

SRC has a rich history of success. Since 1982, SRC has funded more than $2B in research, built a semiconductor workforce by sponsoring more than 12,000 graduate students, and provided over 700 patents to member companies. Through a three-tiered approach, we drive critical semiconductor innovations for future generations, while building a diverse, inclusive, and highly trained workforce for tomorrow.

Decadal Plan for Semiconductors Broadening
Commitment to Sustainability
plan for 2030 and beyond more diverse, inclusive community a long-term, global outlook

For almost 40 years, SRC and its members have assembled the best university researchers while educating an elite workforce of talented graduate students—in science, engineering and technology. SRC graduates accrue a competitive advantage over their non-SRC counterparts, and SRC member organizations secure early access to an expanding set of solutions addressing their deepest technical challenges.

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