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Virginia Alliance for Semiconductor Technology

Powering Virginia’s semiconductor talent and technology, together.

Leading the Way in Semiconductor Innovation

The Virginia Alliance for Semiconductor Technology (VAST) is committed to fostering innovation and growth in the semiconductor industry. By bringing together leading experts, state-of-the-art facilities, and cutting-edge research, we aim to position Virginia as a hub for semiconductor technology and talent development. Through our collaborative network, we provide unparalleled access to resources and opportunities that drive technological advancements and workforce readiness in the semiconductor sector.

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Our Impact

Driving Progress and Innovation

VAST is dedicated to making a significant impact on the semiconductor industry through collaborative efforts and extensive resources. We support over 150 faculty research groups and train more than 600 students annually. Our facilities are equipped to handle a variety of semiconductor fabrication and packaging processes, ensuring that our partners have the tools they need to succeed.

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Federating more than 35,000 sq. ft of shared semiconductor fabrication facilities.

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Serving more than 150 faculty research groups & training more than 600 students.

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Federating more than 30,000 sq. ft of shared material metrology & semiconductor packaging facilities.

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Will upskill 300 veterans & adult learners annually through the Fast Track to Semiconductor Careers Certificate Program.


We collaborate with a number of academic affilates. We also work with other community colleges across the state!

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