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Panel 1: Integrating Approaches to Regional Innovation

May 3, 2023 • 10:00 – 11:10 am EDT

The CHIPS and Science Act authorized bold new initiatives to stimulate innovative activities in America's regions. EDA's Regional Technology and Innovation Hub program and NSF's Regional Innovation Engine program represent different approaches for generating regional economic development. Meanwhile, the Department of Defense's Microelectronics Commons imagines a networked ecosystem of researchers designed to accelerate commercialization of chips and related technologies.

This panel will feature:

Alejandra Castillo, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, Department of Commerce

Erwin Gianchandani, Assistant Director, TIP Directorate, National Science Foundation

Alison Smith, Microelectronics Commons Lead, Department of Defense

This panel will be moderated by:

Tom Guevara, Senior Advisor, CSIS Renewing American Innovation; Director, Indiana University Public Policy Institute

Alejandra Castillo

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, Department of Commerce

Erwin Gianchandani

Assistant Director, TIP Directorate, National Science Foundation

Alison Smith

Microelectronics Commons Lead, Department of Defense
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Tom Guevara
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Renewing American Innovation Project