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SEMI Americas Public Policy

SEMI Americas is a strong advocate for the best interests of the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. By engaging U.S. policymakers on critical issues, we positively influence policies and laws that support the growth of our industry. We help our members thrive in the competitive global marketplace.

Critical Issues

Innovation and Competitiveness: SEMI advocates for government support of basic research, math and science education, and tax policies that encourage R&D.

Solar Energy: SEMI strongly supports government programs and education efforts to advance solar power throughout the world. For more information on the SEMI PV Group, please click here.

Export Control: SEMI is actively working to modernize the current export control system, update control lists and improve license processing.

Global Trade: SEMI supports efforts to keep international trade expansion as an economic priority and the goal to double exports through the National Export Initiative. 

Intellectual Property: SEMI advocates strong Intellectual Property (IP) protection to encourage and support innovation in high technology.  For more information on IP, please click here.

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SEMI North America Public Policy Team



Jamie Girard, senior director 
Email: jgirard@semi.org

Taylor Sholler, manager 
 Email: tsholler@semi.org