The Robot Report

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM), a Manufacturing USA institute, last week issued a formal solicitation for a call for proposals for eight topic areas relative to advancing robotics technology for manufacturing.

Pittsburgh-based ARM is the nation’s leading public-private collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation. It is part of the...
Smart Manufacturing

CHICAGO—The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is set to award $10 million in funding this year to the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) here, UI Labs CEO Caralynn Nowinski Collens, said this morning. UI Labs is DMDII’s parent organization.

DOD is also pledging at least $20 million more over the next five years to drive...


From discoveries of new drugs and treatment therapies to the lofty goal of becoming the global hub for tissue and organ manufacturing, NH’s biotech and biomed sector is poised to become a major economic driver for the state. And NH’s colleges and universities will play a key role in the success of this fledgling industry.

In an unprecedented move...

Biopharmaceutical, Education

Sporting white hard hats, bright safety vests and protective goggles, Delaware Gov. John Carney and a small group of officials visited the construction site of the University of Delaware’s Ammon Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation Center on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The tour offered a glimpse into the future of growth and innovation at the University.