21 - 25 April 2024
National Harbor, Maryland, US

Program alignment with Microelectronics Commons Technology Areas

Microelectronics at this event

The Microelectronics Commons is creating a direct pathway to reduce the country’s reliance on foreign microelectronics and safeguard the nation from supply chain risks.

This page showcases where the topic of microelectronics can be found throughout the event's program, focusing on the six main technology areas of the Microelectronics Commons.

The Microelectronics Commons

Funded by the CHIPS and Science Act, the Microelectronics Commons program is a network of regional technology Hubs acting on a shared mission: to expand the nation’s global leadership in microelectronics. Through this program, the Microelectronics Commons program is accelerating domestic prototyping and growing a pipeline of U.S.-based semiconductor talent.

Microelectronics Commons Technology Areas


Artificial Intelligence/Hardware

Commercial Leap Ahead Technologies

Commercial Leap-Ahead Technologies


Quantum Technology

Secure Edge IoT Computing

Secure Edge/IoT Computing


5G/6G Technology

Electromagnetic Warfare

Electromagnetic Warfare

15 March 2024:

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Releases National Strategy on Microelectronics Research

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released a new strategy to strengthen the microelectronics research and development (R&D) innovation ecosystem in America.

The DoD Microelectronics Commons serves as a key component of the OSTP’s National Strategy on Microelectronics Research providing a means to accelerate the transition of technology from research through development and into industry.

Read the full press release

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing is in alignment

Below are the conferences, courses, and special events that address the importance of microelectronics research, development, and advancement.

Artificial Intelligence Hardware

Quantum Technologies

Secure Edge Computing / IoT

Commercial Leap Ahead Technologies

5G / 6G Technologies

Electronic Warfare