SkyWater’s $1.8B Purdue plan shows what CHIPS Act money could accomplish

Minnesota-based semiconductor manufacturer SkyWater Technology earlier this week committed to build a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility at Purdue University, plans which got a step closer to reality with the U.S. Senate’s preliminary approval of the CHIPS Act hours after SkyWater’s announcement.

Building the new 600,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility, which includes 100,000 square feet of cleanroom space, will depend on SkyWater receiving funds from the CHIPS Act, the company said.

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