UVM and GlobalFoundries Partner to Establish Semiconductor Lab for Students

The University of Vermont and GlobalFoundries have achieved an incredible milestone – creating a specialized semiconductor lab made to educate students and further the advancement of technology. This union offers both performance benefits and learning opportunities for college students, with two vital faculties acting as its cornerstone: the Clean Room and the Device Characterization Lab.…

GlobalFoundries Secures $35M Federal Funding to Revolutionize 5G and 6G with GaN Chips

GlobalFoundries has received $35 million in federal funding from the U.S. government. This funding will accelerate the production of GF’s gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon semiconductors in Vermont, taking us one step closer to large-scale production of GaN chips. GaN chips have the potential to transform 5G and 6G communications in various industries, including infrastructure,…

GlobalFoundries Announces Plans to Expand U.S. Chip Manufacturing with CHIPS Act Funds

GlobalFoundries fab in Dresden. (Image source: Wiki Images.) GlobalFoundries, a leading semiconductor chip manufacturer, is seeking federal funding to enhance its ability to produce semiconductors and modernize its facilities in the U.S., including their property in Malta. The company has applied to participate in the federal grants and investment tax credits made available through the…

France’s Multibillion-Euro Investment Propels Chip Manufacturing in Crolles

On June 5th, 2023, France announced its commitment to providing 2.9 billion euros ($3.10 billion) in state aid to support a significant investment by chipmakers STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries. The investment amounts to 7.5 billion euros and aims to establish a semiconductor factory in Crolles, southeastern France. STMicroelectronics (Image source: STMicroelectronics) During a joint press conference…