American Institute of Physics
Innovation, Manufacturing

A new National Academies study will consider the challenges the U.S. is facing in maintaining its global leadership position in science and technology. It will encompass such matters as protecting research from exploitation, managing international exchanges, and promoting domestic technology commercialization.

A new National Academies study...

Industry Week
IIOT, Innovation, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing

Lightweighting isn’t new to the auto industry, but it’s finally mature enough to make a significant impact on manufacturers, drivers and the whole planet.

Even if you’re not a car aficionado, you can see why the Chevy Corvette C2—aka the Stingray—is re­vered among the pantheon of American automo­tive manufacturing. Sleek. Classy. And fast. Really...

Optics.org
Innovation, Manufacturing, Photonics

A cutting-edge multi-project wafer (MPW) facility at AIM Photonics, a Manufacturing USA institute, in Rochester, New York, is nearly ready to roll.

Officials said last week that the delayed Test, Assembly, and Packaging (TAP) site will begin services for customers next month. The TAP facility is a core element of the $600 million-plus silicon...

Energy & Commerce Committee
Economy, IIOT, Innovation, Manufacturing

At a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Disrupter Series, The Internet of Things, Manufacturing and Innovation, Dr. Thomas R. Kurfess stated, “Programs such as Manufacturing USA that bring together collaborative teams from industry, government and academe are not only bringing the Internet of Things into the manufacturing world...

Crain's Detroit Business
Composites, Economy, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials, Network

The new Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) manufacturing innovation facility will be showcased at next week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The new federally designated testing and training facility for commercializing lightweight metal and...