Composites, COVID-19, Materials

In the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a race against the clock not only to find a vaccine but also to supply healthcare workers with life-saving equipment such as face shields, masks and test kits.

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility and Carbon Fiber Technology Facility at Oak Ridge National...

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...

Composites, Lightweight Materials, Materials

IACMI – The Composites Institute sponsored 42 students hosted at 17 member and partner locations across the United States. The IACMI Internship Program gives students the opportunity to advance the fourth manufacturing revolution with composites research and innovation, while addressing the growing need to support the advanced manufacturing...

Lightweight Materials, Materials

LIFT—Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute (ALMMII), today announced a new phase of its “Fast Forge” program, providing opportunities for companies to submit project ideas for funding.

Launching Monday, April 1, the “Fast Forge” program at LIFT is...

Innovation, Lightweight Materials, Materials

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, announced today it successfully aided Lifeline Firehose with the production of a state-of-the-art technology that makes it possible for a firehose to deliver both breathable air and water/foam simultaneously. The technology is being launched initially on a Grand Ledge Area Fire...