CHIPS Act Webinar: Funding for smaller-scale supply...

The third CHIPS Act NOFO funds materials or equipment facilities with investment under $300 million On September 28th, the Department of Commerce (DOC) released the CHIPS and Science Act funding opportunity for smaller-scale supply chain projects and businesses. Applicants seeking to construct, expand or modernize materials or manufacturing equipment facilities with a capital investment under […]

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CHIPS Act Webinar: Funding opportunity for semiconductor...

Reviewing the CHIPS Act NOFO 2 application process and success criteria In June, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) released guidelines for the second notice of funding (NOFO) opportunity under the CHIPS and Science Act. This NOFO covers the construction, expansion or modernization of commercial facilities for semiconductor materials and manufacturing equipment facilities with an […]

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BHS announces expansion to Scottsdale Innovation Center

July 11, 2023

An industrial leader, BHS is opening its first North American office at SkySong, ASU’s high-growth community for tech-based businesses For more than 40 years, BHS Kinetic (BHS) has been a trusted partner to the semiconductor sector, handling and transporting highly sensitive and valuable equipment. Now, BHS is opening its first North American office in Scottsdale, […]

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Moov Technologies

Moov Technologies Celebrates Grand Opening of New Headquarters...

June 12, 2023

Moov’s new HQ office will support 180 new jobs Moov, the world’s largest and fastest-growing marketplace for used semiconductor equipment, today celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters in Tempe, Arizona. Moov will occupy the entire 16th floor of state-of-the-art new office space at 100 Mill, spanning about 32,000 square feet. The new space […]

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How to submit the CHIPS Act Pre-Application

A guide for the CHIPS Act pre-application process and priorities  As of May 1, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is accepting pre-applications for the first notice of funding (NOFO) for the CHIPS and Science Act, a federal bill that invests $52 billion into the national semiconductor industry. Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) legal partners […]

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CHIPS Act funding opportunities and application process

Greater Phoenix legal professionals discuss how to apply for the first round of CHIPS Act funding The CHIPS and Science Act, also known as the CHIPS Act, is poised to provide significant funding to semiconductor companies that operate in or plan to expand to Greater Phoenix. For anyone interested in receiving this funding, it’s important […]

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Ambassador Event: Greater Phoenix Tech Story

Insight on Greater Phoenix technology, startup and venture capital ecosystems Greater Phoenix has evolved with the needs of industry since its emergence as a tech leader, supplying military technology after World War II. The region has grown into a home for a variety of next-generation ecosystems in the modern internet age. “We think we’ve entered […]

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GPEC Statement: America COMPETES Act and U.S. Innovation...

July 8, 2022

In January of 2021, Congress passed the CHIPS Act. Now, more than a year later, we are still waiting for funds to be designated. It is imperative that House and Senate leaders reconcile differences in the America COMPETES Act and U.S. Innovation and Competition Act – allocating $52 billion dollars for investment in semiconductor manufacturing, […]

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Regional Report: Semiconductors

Greater Phoenix becoming global semiconductor industry hub Major investment to the Greater Phoenix economy from domestic and international semiconductor companies has presented the region with an opportunity to become a world leader in the industry. In 1990, almost 40% of the global semiconductor chain was produced in the U.S., but production capacity is now around […]

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Free to be: A game-changer

Laura Franco French, director of state government relations, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) I’m Laura Franco French and I’m originally from Phoenix, Arizona. I’m currently the Director of State Government Relations with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).  Prior to being hired at TSMC, I worked in the Mayor’s office as a member of the team that worked with […]

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