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Lam Aims Future Innovators in Semiconductor Technology

Lam’s contribution will be used to support the Challenge through 2025.

Lam Research has announced a $10 million donation to FIRST® Global. The contribution, which will be distributed over a three-year period, will help elevate and amplify Lam’s commitment to cultivating diverse future talent in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Lam-ResearchThe donation was announced on stage yesterday at FIRST Global’s signature annual event, the 2022 FIRST Global Challenge in Geneva, Switzerland, by Richard Gottscho, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Lam Research, a Gold-level sponsor of this year’s event. The Challenge is an international robotics competition that unites high school-aged participants from more than 180 countries to work together to address the world’s most pressing issues and create solutions that drive home the importance, excitement, and applicability of STEM education. Lam’s contribution will be used to support the Challenge through 2025.

FIRST Global enables transformative learning on a world stage,” said Gottscho. “The competition is an important opportunity to showcase and foster the critical thinking required to address the challenges facing our industry and, more broadly, society. Lam is proud to team up with FIRST Global to excite and inspire tomorrow’s innovators and semiconductor technologists.”

FIRST Global was founded with the focus of making science and technology available to youth everywhere,” said FIRST Global Founder Dean Kamen. “We are pleased to partner with Lam Research to bring the expertise of a technology leader to this event to spark creativity and develop meaningful learning experiences for participants around the world.”


Nitisha Dubey

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