While the global chip shortage was mostly affecting the low-end chips, it has expanded to more advanced chips and important industries such as AI, HPC, and Autonomous Driving. https://siliconangle.com/2022/06/09/report-global-chip-shortage-expand-include-advanced-processors/
If room temperature material is synthesized, a revolution in automotive/transportation industry would occur in which no fossil fuel would be needed to either power the automobiles or generate electricity to charge electric vehicles.