Renewing American Innovation Project

Providing thoughtful analysis on the U.S. innovation ecosystem and exploring methods for sustaining American technological competitiveness

Renewing American Innovation (RAI) explores the policies and partnerships that will secure the United States’ role as a leading innovator while ensuring that all Americans have a shared stake in the innovation economy.

Producing insightful analysis and convening stakeholders from across the innovation ecosystem, RAI seeks to foster a public appreciation for the networks and institutions to which we owe much of our prosperity today.


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Gallium Nitride: A Strategic Opportunity for the Semiconductor Industry

The growing adoption of gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductors is a major opportunity for the United States. GaN is a compound semiconductor that contains several properties ideally suited for the next generation of high-power, high-frequency electronic systems.

Commentary by Sujai Shivakumar, Julia Yoon, and Tisyaketu Sirkar — May 20, 2024