Announcement, Education, Lightweight Materials, Public Private Partnerships, STEM

A Heroes’ Alliance after-school Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program, focused on lightweighting and additive manufacturing technologies in vehicles, has found a new home at the LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow research and development facility in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit.

The program – now in the second...

Economy, Education, STEM, Workforce

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the expansion of its national advanced manufacturing learning platform and competition, MakerMinded, into three new states – Idaho, Indiana, and West Virginia.

LIFT is partnering with the Idaho STEM Action Center, the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing...

Composites, Education, Materials, STEM, Workforce

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA institute, announced today it will host 20 Michigan high school teachers for a week-long workshop in partnership with ASM Materials Education Foundation to develop the educators’ understanding of materials science – the foundation of all manufacturing.

The ASM Materials...

Education, Manufacturing, STEM, Workforce

Today, LIFT—Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a national Manufacturing USA institute, in partnership with Detroit Public Schools Community District and Tennessee Tech University’s iCube, launched MakerMinded, an online Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning and educational activity platform for Detroit middle and high school...

Education, Materials, STEM

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the first group of seven soldiers to graduate from its “Operation Next” Advanced Manufacturing Certification Program.


Operation Next

“Operation Next” is designed to provide military service members the opportunity to pursue industry-driven education and...