Intel announces funding for eight higher education proposals to develop semiconductor education and research programs in
‘Today marks a pivotal moment in the journey to build a more geographically balanced and resilient semiconductor supply chain. The establishment of the Silicon Heartland is testament to the power of government incentives to unlock private investment, create thousands of high-paying jobs, and benefit
Why It’s Important: Semiconductors are the brains behind the technology that powers our digital age. These chips are critical to the foundations of the
Intel also recently celebrated the grand opening of the latest expansion of its leading-edge developmental factory in
About Intel’s Commitment to Education
Intel’s Ohio Semiconductor Education and Research Program will fund collaborative proposals led by the
This collaborative program will enable higher education institutions to address semiconductor manufacturing workforce shortages and technical challenges, and to innovate and develop new capabilities with an emphasis on chipmaking. Intel expects this first iteration of the program to produce nearly 9,000 graduates for the industry and provide more than 2,300 scholarships over a three-year period, fostering a diverse homegrown talent pipeline.
More Context: Intel is committed to expanding digital readiness to reach 30 million people in 30,000 institutions in 30 countries. This education and workforce program is one more step forward in Intel’s 2030 Goals and the company’s dedication to using tech as a force for good, underscoring its aim to make technology fully inclusive and to expand digital readiness worldwide.
This week, the
In March, Intel launched the semiconductor manufacturing Quick Start program at
This year, Intel expanded its AI for Workforce program in which Intel collaborates with community colleges to address workforce readiness skills through instruction in artificial intelligence. Currently there are 70 schools in 32 states participating in the AI Incubator Network, and in July, Intel and others awarded
Statements in this document that refer to future plans or expectations, including with respect to Intel’s manufacturing expansion and investment plans in
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