Two US-based foundries, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. and SkyWater Technology Inc., have signed a memorandum of understanding for technology development to provide assurance of supply for the US government.
SkyWater and GLOBALFOUNDRIES have agreed to align technology roadmaps and use their complementary capabilities to create a path from process development through to high-volume production for advanced computing, artificial intelligence and related applications. Of particular note is a 90nm strategic rad-hard process that SkyWater is bringing to market following an investment of $170 million by the Department of Defense. When combined with diverse GLOBALFOUNDRIES manufacturing processes this will provide a richer portfolio of defense technology offerings. Read the article in eeNews Analog: https://www.eenewsanalog.com/news/globalfoundries-skywater-sign-deal-strengthen-us-chip-supply