Blinken, Raimondo heap praise, challenge Purdue on semiconductor work
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BLINKEN, RAIMONDO HEAP PRAISE, CHALLENGE PURDUE ON SEMICONDUCTOR WORK
In a renewed race to ramp up U.S. semiconductor capabilities – shortening the time from research to fabrication, and turning Indiana and the rest of the Midwest into what’s being called a Silicon Heartland – means following Purdue’s lead, a pair of Biden administration Cabinet members said Tuesday.
“I have to tell you how blown away we have been by what we’ve seen here this morning,” U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo said after she and Secretary of State Antony Blinken toured the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue.
“I have been on countless tours of this kind,” Raimondo said. “This was the best. … What we’re envisioning is what you’re doing here, quite frankly.”
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