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Texas A&M and State Leaders Join Forces to Strengthen Semiconductor Industry

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - Microchips, also known as semiconductors, play a crucial role in powering electronic devices such as computers, cars, and cell phones. To strengthen the semiconductor industry and meet the growing demand, Texas A&M University, in collaboration with federal and state leaders, is actively working to develop advanced technology and enhance the semiconductor workforce. 

Texas has earmarked $1.4 billion for semiconductor research and manufacturing, intending to secure state and federal grants and create high-paying job opportunities in the coming decade. Lawmakers in the state emphasize that semiconductor production remains a top priority for them.

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