TRADE & EXPORT CONTROL
We seek to ensure that export controls on technology are narrowly tailored to specific national security concerns
Advising on tax policies can help to shape them into powerful incentives to strengthen the semiconductor supply chain.
U.S. Department of Commerce Addressing CHIPS Act Applications
The CHIPS and Science Act Application is Live - What’s Next?
SEMI Global Advocacy delivers MORE value for the $2 trillion microelectronics industry. Promoting free trade, open markets and the protection of intellectual property (IP), SEMI has served as the voice of the microelectronics design and manufacturing industry since 1970 – advocating and influencing public policy to speed time to better business results for members worldwide. SEMI meets with lawmakers to advance the industry’s interests and influence policy around trade and export controls, taxes, IP, research and development, STEM education, workforce development, and environment, health and safety.
Get involved or contact SEMI’s advocacy staff for perspectives and positions on vital industry issues. SEMI’s long and proven track record of success influencing public policy includes efforts ranging from decontrolling anisotropic plasma dry etching equipment to modernizing the international taxation system and maintaining the R&D credit in the United States. SEMI Advocacy delivers MORE value for your business.
Our Policy Work
SEMI supports strong protections and better enforcement for IP, and is involved in global research and education in this area.
Immigration is central to innovation and economic growth. SEMI supports efforts that will reform the current immigration system and allow talent to come to and stay in the United States.
SEMI advocates for government support of basic research, math and science education to fuel continuous advances in microelectronics technologies.
Environment, Health and Safety
SEMI members collaborate to address critical environment, health and safety issues to assure sustainable industry operations.
Insights & Guidance
We want to hear from you! Let us know what issues are important to you, your employees, and your company. Share your feedback and let us know how we can better serve your Advocacy interests.