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Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Awardees For The 2023 Arizona Innovation Challenge

PHOENIX, AZ (December 1, 2023) — The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced today 10 companies have been selected as awardees for the 2023 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The AIC, a program launched by the ACA in 2011, aims to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale. The 10 companies will participate in the Venture Ready Accelerator, which will help startups refine their business plans, improve go-to-market execution strategies, and increase investor readiness.


Amkor Announces U.S. Advanced Packaging and Test Facility In Peoria

PEORIA, AZ (November 30, 2023)  Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, has announced its plan to build an advanced packaging and test facility in Peoria, Arizona. By the time of full project completion, Amkor projects to invest approximately $2 billion and employ approximately 2,000 people at the new facility. Upon completion, this will be the largest outsourced advanced packaging facility in the U.S.


New Actions Strengthen Arizona’s Premier Semiconductor Talent Pipeline

PHOENIX, AZ (November 15, 2023) — Governor Hobbs today joined leaders from industry, government, academia, and childcare nonprofits to announce a robust set of actions aimed at enhancing Arizona’s premier semiconductor workforce, increasing opportunities for apprenticeships, and supporting Arizona workers and families. The actions build on Arizona’s already substantial network of training and education assets for advanced manufacturing, including the state’s world class universities and community colleges.

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