Department of Defense
Automation, Biomanufacturing, Composites, Design, Economy, Education, Energy, IIOT, Impact, Innovation, Materials, Network, Photonics, Process, Security, Sustainability, Workforce

The Department of Defense is announcing a request for information (RFI) to identify partnership opportunities for a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute dedicated to synthetic biology, or SynBio, for non-biomedical applications. The SynBio institute aims to deliver new capabilities by "scaling-up" critical bio-manufacturing processes and related...

Manufacturing USA
Defense, Economy, Impact, Innovation, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Network, Public Private Partnerships, Reports, Workforce

Manufacturing USA today released its 2016 Annual Report to Congress. The report describes the program’s work in helping to move discoveries in the nation’s universities and research laboratories to the shop floor here in America. It highlights the nine Manufacturing USA institutes that were active in fiscal year 2016, and documents the network's...

Department of Defense
Additive Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Economy, Education, Health, Innovation, Manufacturing, Public Private Partnerships, STEM, Workforce

Expanding efforts focused on strengthening US-based manufacturing, the Department of Defense announced the award of a new public-private Manufacturing USA institute to Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) today. This new institute will be the 12th Manufacturing USA institute established, with the Department of Defense now leading...

Biopharmaceutical, Design, Education, Health, Impact, Innovation, Materials, Process, Productivity, Sustainability, Workforce

Today in Newark, Delaware, Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the newest institute in the Manufacturing USA network, and the first to be awarded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) from an ”open topic” competition. The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is a...

National Science Foundation
Additive Manufacturing, Automation, Composites, Design, Economy, Education, Energy, Health, IIOT, Impact, Innovation, Materials, Network, Photonics, Process, Productivity, Security, Sustainability, Workforce

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing interest in research proposals to address critical fundamental research needs in advanced manufacturing, especially proposals that will enable innovations in one or more of the Manufacturing USA institutes' focus areas and leverage the facilities, infrastructure and member companies of an...