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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...

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...

Biopharmaceutical, Design, Education, Health, Impact, Innovation, Materials, Process, Productivity, Sustainability, Workforce

Today in Newark, Delaware, Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the newest institute in the Manufacturing USA network, and the first to be awarded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) from an ”open topic” competition. The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is a...