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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, Materials, STEM

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the first group of seven soldiers to graduate from its “Operation Next” Advanced Manufacturing Certification Program.


Operation Next

“Operation Next” is designed to provide military service members the opportunity to pursue industry-driven education and...

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...