Open Opportunities

COVID-19, Robotics

The ARM Institute has now publicly released our 22-01 Technology Project Call. There are several unique and new aspects to our Technology Project Call, including:

Project teams can request up to $1M per project. A minimum 1:1 cost share is required for all submissions. The overall ARM budget for this project call will be approximately $10M. This...

Closed Opportunities

Additive Manufacturing

America Makes has announced a Rapid Innovation Call (RIC) for proposals supporting its mission of promoting and accelerating the development and deployment of innovative, cost effective, energy-efficient additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to meet defense and/or commercial needs. The RIC focuses on the maturation of AM technologies across six...

Additive Manufacturing

Today America Makes has launched a new challenge with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and GE Research. The Open Source-Additive Scanning Implementation Strategy (OASIS) Challenge seeks the submission of open-source computer codes and algorithms to help advance laser-based powder bed additive manufacturing (AM).

“While tremendous progress...

Additive Manufacturing, Defense, Materials, Process

America Makes, a Manufacturing USA institue, proudly announces its next Directed Project Opportunity made available today to its members for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development (R&D) projects for Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification (ATRQ), funded by the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Secretary of Defense...
Additive Manufacturing, Robotics

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and have teamed up to help crowdsource solutions to increase manufacturing energy productivity in the U.S. DOE is working to develop next generation manufacturing technologies that will keep jobs in America, ensure products are made in the U.S.A., and strengthen America's industrial base.


National Science Foundation
Additive Manufacturing, Automation, Composites, Design, Economy, Education, Energy, Health, IIOT, Impact, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials, Network, Photonics, Process, Productivity, Security, Sustainability, Workforce

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is interested in receiving research proposals addressing critical fundamental research needs in advanced manufacturing, and particularly in projects that may enable innovations in the technical focus areas of one or more of the Manufacturing USA Institutes. Such proposals should leverage the facilities...