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Governor Hochul And Minister Schreinemacher Of The Netherlands Establish Partnership To Strengthen International Semiconductor Opportunities Between New York And The Netherlands

During Royal Visit by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Governor and Netherlands Minister Sign Memorandum of Understanding To Advance Shared Goals for the Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing 

Establishes New Program To Sponsor up to Five SUNY Students’ Attendance at Prestigious Eindhoven Semicon Summer School Program in the Netherlands 

Governor Also Hosts NY/Netherlands Semicon Forum at NY CREATES’ Albany NanoTech Complex to Convene Semiconductor Businesses, Researchers and Supply Chain Partners 

Builds on Governor’s Commitment to Creating a Modern, 21st Century Economy in New York State 

Governor Kathy Hochul and Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liesje Schreinemacher today announced a new partnership to strengthen innovation and collaboration in the semiconductor industry between the Netherlands and New York State during the royal visit by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The partnership, formalized in a memorandum of understanding signed today by Governor Hochul and Minister Schreinemacher recognizes the entities’ shared interest in promoting sustainability within the semiconductor industry, enhancing joint workforce development opportunities, and advancing semiconductor research and development. As part of this new partnership, the Governor also announced a new state program to sponsor up to five SUNY students’ attendance at the prestigious Eindhoven Semiconductor Summer School program this summer in the Netherlands. 

“This partnership with our Dutch counterparts will help to take New York’s chips transformation to the next level,” Governor Hochul said. “New York and the Netherlands share a belief that the countries that lead the semiconductor renaissance will chart the path forward for the rest of the world. With this MOU, we are doubling down on our commitment to putting collaboration, innovation, and sustainability front and center in our effort to build the next generation of semiconductor technology and create high-tech, good-paying jobs.” 

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