Virtual Event: Maintaining U.S. Semiconductor Leadership

Key Points

  • U.S. chip manufacturers face highly-subsidized foreign competition

  • To keep pace, targeted U.S. government investment is needed

  • Maintaining U.S. leadership in high tech is a vital national interest



In a virtual event hosted by the Hudson Institute, a panel that included senior experts from Intel, IBM, Microsoft, and The Chertoff Group had a discussion focused around the competitive pressures faced by U.S. chip manufacturers from subsidized global competitors. The speakers stressed the urgency of restoring U.S. chipmaking and discussed paths for public-private sector collaboration.