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You've probably heard of Jack Kilby, but do you know about our innovative Kilby Labs around the world?

You've probably heard of Jack Kilby, but do you know about our innovative Kilby Labs around the world?

With three Kilby Labs locations up and running, plans are now under way to extend the Kilby Labs model elsewhere around the world. Jack Kilby personified the engineer who combines creative problem-solving with applied-technology to produce world-changing results. Kilby Labs, named in his honor, are high-risk innovation centers focused on delivering breakthrough technology. The labs consist of several small teams whose members rotate through the labs from product-development teams companywide. Engineers submit ideas for projects that wouldn’t typically be explored inside a business unit, and those who get the green light then have an opportunity to experiment, innovate and push the boundaries of technology in an environment that’s one step removed from day-to-day business demands. Research conducted in Kilby Labs is intended to incubate and then rapidly demonstrate the feas...

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