Manufacturing USA Semiconductor Institutes: Summary of Responses to RFI

In a Request for Information (RFI) that was published in the Federal Register on October 13, 2022, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Office of Advanced Manufacturing requested public input to inform the design of, and requirements for, potential Manufacturing USA institute(s) that would strengthen the semiconductor and microelectronics innovation ecosystem in such areas as design, fabrication, advanced test, assembly, and packaging capabilities.

The RFI was open from October 13, 2022 to December 12, 2022. Information was requested in five areas:

  1. Institute scope
  2. Institute structure and governance
  3. Strategies for driving co-investment and engagement
  4. Education and workforce development
  5. Metrics and success

There were more than 90 responses³ to the solicitation, with the majority of responses submitted by
semiconductor-related industries.

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