Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0

demanding challenges require creative ideas to deliver brilliant solutions

JUMP 2.0 is an SRC-led public-private partnership in cooperation with DARPA, co-sponsored by SRC, DARPA, the commercial semiconductor industry, and the defense industrial base. JUMP 2.0 will drive long-term pathfinding university research that substantially increases the performance, efficiency, and capabilities of broad classes of electronics systems for both commercial and military applications.

The program will sponsor seven academic research Centers focused on critical technology themes, one Center for each theme. These seven themes will benefit both the defense and industrial sectors by providing the Department of Defense with an unmatched technological edge in advanced radar, communications, and weapons systems, and provide the U.S. economy with unique information technology and processing capabilities critical to commercial competitiveness and future economic growth.

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Metric data displayed below is accurate through June 30, 2023.


JUMP 2.0 Metrics

  1. 7 Contracts
  2. 15 Member Companies
  3. 183 Research Tasks
  4. 141 Faculty Researchers
  5. 42 Universities
  6. 238 Liaison Personnel
  7. 579 Students
  8. 7 Contracts

JUMP 2.0 is funding large, multi-disciplinary academic research centers in the following areas

  • Cognition
  • Communications and Connectivity
  • Intelligent Sensing to Action
  • Systems and Architectures for Distributed Compute
  • Intelligent Memory and Storage
  • Advanced Monolithic and Heterogeneous Integration
  • High-performance Energy-Efficient Devices for Digital and Analog Applications
Metric data displayed below is accurate through December 13, 2022. 

JUMP2 Metrics

  1. This Year

    7 Contract Starts
Updated: 4-Oct-2023, 12:05 a.m. ET

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