We’re not just catching up; we’re leading the way. Purdue has proven that over the years, through the technological advancements that they have discovered, created and shared with the world, and the world is a better place for it.
The CHIPS Act is an investment in America, the biggest investment in industrial policy that we have seen in a generation in America. It will unleash not only R&D but the opportunity to create hundreds of thousands of high-paying jobs in the semiconductor industry all over America, including in the heartland right here in Indiana. At Purdue, what’s happening here, is at the heart and soul of that.
The need for world-class engineers, technologists and other STEM leaders has never been greater as the state of Indiana and the nation prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. Purdue has achieved significant impact through earlier grants to launch Discovery Park and enhance the College of Engineering and the Polytechnic Institute. The intellectual and entrepreneurial energy on campus is magnetic.