Semiconductor Research Corporation is a technology research consortium. A non-profit founded in 1982 and based in North Carolina, USA,
SRC comprises a few programs:
Global Research Collaboration drives near-term materials, interconnect, devices, design, and tools progress.
Focus Center Research Programs supports future generations of IC requirements.
Nanoelectronics Research Initiative is responsible for determining the post-CMOS information element by 2020.
Energy Research Initiative supports research in photovoltaics, smart grid, electrical energy storage and power management.