Vermont Gallium Nitride Tech Hub

*2023 Tech Hubs Designee

Lead Agency: University of Vermont

State Served: Vermont

Applicant-Defined Region: Burlington MSA

Core Technology Area: gallium nitride-based semiconductors

Contact: Kirk Dombrowski ([email protected])

Advancing Gallium Nitride (GaN) Tech Hub, led by the University of Vermont, seeks to innovate GaN manufacturing, a critical material technology for wireless communication and semiconductor production. This Tech Hub will leverage previous investments in GaN technology, regional physical assets, and technical workforce development programs to boost GaN manufacturing through technology innovation and prototype demonstrations. The Advancing GaN Tech Hub will further develop semiconductor technological applications—including high-power, energy efficient systems, 5G/6G cellular base stations, and electrification of military fleet vehicles—bolstering national security and defense priorities.

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