USPTO Announces Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program To Help Fast-Track Innovation

by | Nov 30, 2023
News of the USPTO fast-tracking is surely music to the ears of many North Texas innovators. Just last month, the region was awarded the Texoma Semiconductor 'Fablet' Tech Hub. Meanwhile, TI is building a $30 billion semiconductor campus in Sherman, and GlobiTech is building a $5 billion "fab plant" in the same North Texas city.
‘Fablets’ and More: How SMU Snagged Lead Agency Role in Federal Texoma Semiconductor Tech Hub
On Monday, the Biden administration unveiled 31 U.S. Tech Hubs in the U.S., including the SMU-led Texoma Semiconductor Hub. Here's a deep dive into how Dallas landed its second federal tech hub in two months, who's involved, and what it could mean for the region.
The Last Word: Anna Mayor Nate Pike on the Region’s Northward Growth
by | Aug 18, 2023
Dallas-Fort Worth has been growing northward for generations. But momentum kicked up a notch when two big semiconductor wafer fabrication plant projects were slated for Sherman: a $30 billion plan by Texas Instruments to build four "fab" plants, and GlobiTech's planned $5 billion silicon wafer facility. Together, the projects are expected to bring 4,500 jobs to the area.
The Last Word: SEDC’s Kent Sharp on Winning the Battle for a $5B Sherman Silicon Wafer Plant
by | Jun 29, 2022

“It was a dog fight.

Kent Sharp
Sherman Economic Development Corporation
.…on battling with rivals in South Korea and Ohio to bring GlobiTech’s $5 billion new silicon wafer plant to Sherman, via the Dallas Business Journal....


Follow the Money: Sherman Lands $5B Silicon Wafer Plant; Dallas Investment Firm Raising $35M Fund, Robotics Startup Raises $14.6M from Local VCs, and More

by | Jun 24, 2022
Plus, Primoris Services acquires PLH Group for $470M; Keurig Dr Pepper acquires rights to non-alcoholic cocktail brand; Harvest Returns raises $4M for new fund; and more North Texas deals.