Additive Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Digital Manufacturing, Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Process Intensification, Recycling, Robotics, Workforce

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, through a partnership with its fellow Manufacturing USA® Institutes and led by Nextflex®, has been awarded funding from the Office of Naval Research for new manufacturing workforce education activities. The ARM Institute has partnered with Pittsburgh-based members, New Century Careers and...

COVID-19, Education, Smart Manufacturing, Workforce

Dear CESMII Colleagues,

We are in unprecedented times. At CESMII, we recognize the very real impact and disruption that concerns over the COVID-19 virus have on lives – within our ecosystem and all around the world. We take these concerns seriously and are taking steps to keep our employees, members and partners safe, including instituting a work...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

On October 11, at Jabil Blue Sky Innovation Center in San Jose, over 125 high school students gathered to learn more about how they can pursue careers in manufacturing. Students from around Silicon Valley – representing Lincoln, Yerba Buena, Piedmont, Overfelt, Metro Ed, Leigh, and Fremont, Cupertino and Monta Vista High Schools – toured the...

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...

Education, Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Detroit-based national manufacturing innovation institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute (ALMMII), today announced that it has received a $200,000 grant from The Skillman Foundation to help Detroit area youth strengthen their academic and employability skills and...