(August 25, 2023)

Standards play a pivotal role in shaping industries and driving progress in a world driven by technology, innovation, and precision. It’s with this understanding that we are excited to introduce the upcoming CHIPS Research and Development (R&D) Standards Summit – a dynamic event that promises to be a cornerstone in the evolution of the standards in the semiconductor and microelectronics sector. The CHIPS R&D Standards Summit will bring together thought leaders from industry and academia across the globe to help shape the future and drive innovation of semiconductor and microelectronics standards.


FACT SHEET: Advancing Technology for Democracy

(March 30, 2023)

The first wave of the digital revolution promised that new technologies would support democracy and human rights. The second saw an authoritarian counterrevolution. Now, the United States and other democracies are working together to ensure that the third wave of the digital revolution leads to a technological ecosystem characterized by resilience, integrity, openness, trust and security, and that reinforces democratic principles and human rights…


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Program Manager, National Strategic Computing Reserve Pilot Program Office

(November 13, 2022)

The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program is seeking candidates interested in serving as the Program Manager for the NSCR Pilot Program Office. The NSCR Pilot Program Office will (1) develop a plan, to include the structures, policies, and processes for an NSCR Program Office, and (2) prototype the implementation and operation of these structures, policies, and processes. The Pilot Program Office plan and its prototype implementation will serve as framework that will inform that subsequent creation and operations of a production NSCR Program Office. It will define a one-stop shop in which subject matter experts will engage agencies with relevant missions, including first responders, science and engineering research, and workforce development, to quickly mobilize and deploy critical cyberinfrastructure (compute, software, data, expertise) capabilities and services in alignment with their missions during national crises and emergencies.

Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights: Making Automated Systems Work for the American People

(October 4, 2022)

The Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights is a guide for a society that protects all people from these threats—and uses technologies in ways that reinforce our highest values. Responding to the experiences of the American public, and informed by insights from researchers, technologists, advocates, journalists, and policymakers, this framework is accompanied by From Principles to Practice—a handbook for anyone seeking to incorporate these protections into policy and practice, including detailed steps toward actualizing these principles in the technological design process. These principles help provide guidance whenever automated systems can meaningfully impact the public’s rights, opportunities, or access to critical needs.

PCAST Releases Report on Revitalizing the U.S. Semiconductor Ecosystem

PCAST Releases Report on Revitalizing the U.S. Semiconductor Ecosystem

(September 27, 2022)

President Biden’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is recommending ten actions for securing the long-term health and competitiveness of the U.S. semiconductor ecosystem. Released today, a new report expands on the high-level recommendations that PCAST released in a letter to President Biden last month specifying actions the Administration can take to maximize the $11 billion appropriated for semiconductor research and development (R&D) through the CHIPS and Science Act…

Request for Information; Draft National Strategy on Microelectronics Research

Request for Information; Draft National Strategy on Microelectronics Research

(September 20, 2022)

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on behalf of the Subcommittee on Microelectronics Leadership (SML) of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), requests comments from the public on the Draft National Strategy on Microelectronics Research (referred to in this document as “ the Draft National Strategy ”) and some specific questions relevant to that strategy. The Draft National Strategy is posted at​wp-content/​uploads/​2022/​09/​SML-DRAFT-Microlectronics-Strategy-For-Public-Comment.pdf. This draft is being released at an intermediate, development stage for the sole and limited purpose to collect public input to inform the work of the SML as it develops the final National Strategy.