The Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office held its annual Manufacturing USA Network Meeting on May 25 in Washington, DC. There were over 100 participants with representatives from each of the institutes and funding agencies attending nine unique sessions throughout the day.

Dr. Monica Gorman, Special Assistant to the President for...

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for Manufacturing USA W orkforce, E ducation a nd V ibrant E cosystems (WEAVE) public serve awards to the 17 Manufacturing USA institutes for proposals in the following topic areas :

Partnerships amongst two or more institutes to build vibrant and...
Biofabrication, Biomanufacturing

BioMADE, in partnership with member Delgado Community College , received a National Science Foundation grant to develop pioneering new industry-driven curricula for bioindustrial manufacturing that will build the technical workforce needed to support this growing sector.

The goals of this project are to:

Develop, test, and finalize key...


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During a speech in 1963, John F. Kennedy famously said, “A rising tide lifts all the boats,” asserting that progress in a given situation benefits everyone involved. Heather O’Keefe, senior regional strategy manager at Novozymes, a world leader in biosolutions, agrees with this sentiment. “Together, we can make a bigger impact. Whether it’s...


They are 16 creators at heart. One creates automation systems for manufacturers. Another designs software for photonics. One helps create high-tech careers in robotics, another in cybersecurity, and a third in the emerging field of remanufacturing. One went to prison and turned his life around to make a six-figure salary in CNC machining.


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Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

While the U.S. legacy manufacturing sector continues to build a skilled workforce, secure the domestic supply chain, and widely adopt technological innovations, there is an area in which the U.S. is positioned to secure global leadership - the bioeconomy.

The bioeconomy is often cited as a pathway to securing everything from climate change and...