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...

Automation, IIOT, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability

The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII), a Manufacturing USA institute, and its Governance Board welcomes Mr. John Dyck as its CEO. John will succeed Jim Wetzel, who has been acting as CESMII’s interim CEO since Fall 2017.

John comes to CESMII from Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), where he was the Global Director of...

Automation, Defense, Economy, Electronics, Facilities, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Photonics, Productivity, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability, Workforce

The New York State Photonics Board of Officers (NYS Photonics Board) announced today that tool installation has begun on schedule at the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) Facility in Rochester. In addition, AIM Photonics forecasts the facility renovation will be completed $3...

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...