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Go to ACE hands-on bootcamp goes beyond fundamentals of CNC machining

ACE hands-on bootcamp goes beyond fundamentals of CNC machining

| IACMI
Say hello to Stian Romberg, a former wide receiver at Brown University, currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT) and researcher at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL). Stian... Read More
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Go to Robotics Project Highlight: Automated Defect Inspection of Complex Metallic Parts

Robotics Project Highlight: Automated Defect Inspection of Complex Metallic Parts

| ARM
The ARM (robotics institute) technology Project “Automated Defect Inspection for Complex Metallic Parts” has yielded impressive results, including detection rates above 95%, a speed of approximately... Read More
ARM March 2021 Project Highlight
Go to Project Highlight: Robotics Technician Training for Transitioning Military and Veterans

Project Highlight: Robotics Technician Training for Transitioning Military and Veterans

| ARM
This ARM Institute funded Education & Workforce Development (EWD) project created a new training pipeline for transitioning military and veterans, resulting in 18 project participants completing this... Read More
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Go to Training the Future Advanced Manufacturing Workforce with Online Learning

Training the Future Advanced Manufacturing Workforce with Online Learning

| AFFOA
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way manufacturers recruit, train and develop their workforce. Long term, this shift will work in manufacturers' favor as online learning is also key to developing... Read More
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Breathing Freely While Fighting Fires

| LIFT
Traditional air packs that firefighters wear provide oxygen for about 45 minutes. The tanks are bulky and heavy and restrict movement in or access to confined spaces. By giving firefighters a... Read More
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Go to Monitoring the Well-Being of Athletes and Warfighters

Monitoring the Well-Being of Athletes and Warfighters

| NextFlex
Smart mouth guards can detect the threat of physical exhaustion and dehydration in athletes and warfighters, thanks to emerging flexible hybrid electronics technology. The flexible, plastic mouth... Read More
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Go to 3D-Printed, Self-Driving Vehicles Built in a Micro Factory

3D-Printed, Self-Driving Vehicles Built in a Micro Factory

| IACMI
A process for the viable commercial production of 3D printed cars has arrived. Local Motors created Olli, the first 3D-printed low-speed driverless minibus, in 2016. To date, Olli vehicles have been... Read More
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Go to New Collaboration to Improve Component Measurements for Gene Therapy Production

New Collaboration to Improve Component Measurements for Gene Therapy Production

| NIIMBL
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing... Read More
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Go to Commerce Secretary Announces $153M for Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Commerce Secretary Announces $153M for Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

| NIIMBL
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made two awards totaling $153 million to the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing... Read More
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Go to America Makes Announces the Ohio Secondary Education Additive Manufacturing Training Network to Address State’s Skilled Worker Shortage

America Makes Announces the Ohio Secondary Education Additive Manufacturing Training Network to Address State’s Skilled Worker Shortage

| America Makes
America Makes continues to fulfill its mission of building an additive manufacturing (AM) talent pipeline across the state of Ohio with the announcement of the Ohio Secondary Education Additive... Read More
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Go to NIST Launches New Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap Grant Competition

NIST Launches New Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap Grant Competition

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced a new competition for awards to support industry-driven consortia in developing technology... Read More
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Go to NIIMBL Funds 10 New Biopharma Manufacturing Projects with 40+ Partners

NIIMBL Funds 10 New Biopharma Manufacturing Projects with 40+ Partners

| NIIMBL
The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is pleased to announce funding for 10 new projects in technology, workforce development, and their Global Health Fund... Read More
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Go to IACMI Launches America's Cutting Edge In-Person CNC Machining Training Bootcamps

IACMI Launches America's Cutting Edge In-Person CNC Machining Training Bootcamps

| IACMI
Phase two of a unique training program aimed at developing the next-generation machine tool workforce got underway May 24 in Knoxville, Tenn. and continues this summer through six in-person boot camps... Read More
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Go to Inaugural LIFT Insight Awards to Recognize Member Contributions

Inaugural LIFT Insight Awards to Recognize Member Contributions

| LIFT
LIFT, the Department of Defense-supported manufacturing innovation institute, today announced the inaugural LIFT Insight Awards to recognize member contributions to the institute and its ecosystem... Read More
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