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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, 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, Manufacturing Jobs, Materials, Workforce

College & University Faculty Team Recommends Paths to Building Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies.

A new report from leading higher education and workforce experts details a second set of recommendations for colleges and universities to modify current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary for...

Education, Manufacturing, Materials, Workforce

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT) announces a new internship program for local college students, providing them with real-world, hands-on experience in the cutting edge advanced manufacturing industry.

Students participating in LIFT’s internship program will be mentored by in-house LIFT engineers.

The internship program is designed for...

Additive Manufacturing, Composites, Materials, STEM, Workforce

Youngstown, Ohio — Two Manufacturing USA institutes, LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow and America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, announced today an initiative with Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (CSTCC) to develop an open-source curriculum to provide both incumbent workers and new...