Cash Powers Kansas City Chip Future

An optimistic story but certainly an initiative that's desperately needed given that the days of Taiwan making all of America's microchips are quickly coming to an end for reasons that should be obvious

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The federal CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 set aside $999,480 for University of Missouri - Kansas City to create a cooperative of stakeholders called the Critical Materials Crossroads. The group held a large scale summit Thursday in Kansas City, Missouri.

Critical materials are elements like lithium, zinc, lead needed to manufacture semiconductor chips, batteries and other components which power technology in our everyday lives.

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'A game-changer for the state': Stakeholders meet to transform region into hub for electronics

A group of researchers, entrepreneurs, and government leaders met in Kansas City, Missouri, Thursday to discuss how to turn the region into a hub for manufacturing tech components like computer chips.