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...

Composites, Economy, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials, Network

Detroit, Michigan, October 6, 2017 – Two Manufacturing USA institutes, The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) (Knoxville, Tenn.), and LIFT- Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (Detroit, Mich.), celebrated Manufacturing Day on October 6, 2017, by cutting the ribbon on and hosting an open house at the new IACMI/LIFT...

Department of Defense
Additive Manufacturing, Composites, Defense, Economy, Innovation, Network, Public Private Partnerships, Robotics

WASHINGTON – To find out how the Pentagon is driving new manufacturing techniques, you need to look to a network of public-private partnerships located around the country.

Manufacturing USA is a series of centers of excellence spread around the country, with each center focused on a different technological area of study.

The Pentagon has a role in...

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...