Open Opportunities

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Sustainable Manufacturing

On November 4, DOE, in partnership with the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII), announced $2 million in funding to advance the adoption of smart manufacturing technologies and processes across the manufacturing sector to increase productivity, save energy, and boost competitiveness across energy-intensive industries.

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Sustainable Manufacturing

The Smart Manufacturing Institute™ is driving efficiency and innovation for U.S. manufacturers, through the funding of Smart Manufacturing (SM) technology, research and education. We do this through Request for Proposals (RFPs), focusing on priorities defined by our mission, strategy and the institute roadmap. This RFP allocates up to $2.0M ($1M in...

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Education, Recycling, Workforce

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with the Reducing Embodied Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute, is announcing $600,000 in funding for the development of education and workforce development (EWD) curriculum that will work to increase the adoption of recovery, reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling technologies...

Closed Opportunities

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ARM
Education, Robotics, Workforce

The ARM Institute has two active Project Calls:

ARM-TEC-21-03: This Technology Project Call is based on several specific priorities provided by the Department of the Air Force in manufacturing and sustainment and features two Special Topic Areas: (1) Augmented Reality for Manufacturing & Sustainment and (2) Depot Factory AI Robotics. We will host...
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Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Education, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Process Intensification, Workforce

The Rapid Manufacturing Institute is pleased to announce that in late March, two calls for project proposals will be forthcoming. Unlike the previous calls, these will be open only to current RAPID members in good standing, who will lead the projects. “Our first technical project call generated 73 submissions resulting in 21 projects. These...

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Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Education, Workforce

The Rapid Manufacturing Institute has officially opened its Call for Project Submissions, beginning March 29, 2018 and ending May 22, 2018. Submissions involve two distinct areas: R&D technical projects and Education and Workforce Development. These calls are open only to RAPID members, who will sereve as project leads. However, if you are...

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...

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Education, Materials, Process

The "LIFT Prize in Robotic Blacksmithing” is a LIFT Education and Workforce Development Initiative in which high school and college students from around the country can participate, innovate and earn cash prizes. It provides the students with a more creative approach to learning, as well as an exciting way to stay engaged, particularly in science...