1st Report on Implementation of the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan Cover

At the time of publication of this report, coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) has taken the lives of over 1 million Americans—and more than 6.4 million around the world—with many recovered patients living with long-term effects. As staggering as the losses of the last nearly 3 years have been, COVID-19 was a moderate pandemic, and as a result...

CHIPS Strategic Plan Cover
Manufacturing, Reports

This document describes the U.S. Department of Commerce’s implementation strategy for the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Fund, a $50 billion investment to catalyze long-term growth in the domestic semiconductor industry in support of our national and economic security.

The Department of Commerce (the...

NIIMBL Report 2021 - 2022 Cover
Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

This Annual Report covers NIIMBL’s accomplishments from March 1, 2021 to February 28, 2022.

The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing...

Adv TRL for MFG USA Institute projects

The Departments of Commerce, Defense (DOD), and Energy (DOE) have established a network of innovation institutes—known as Manufacturing USA institutes—to promote research, development, and commercialization of advanced manufacturing technologies. Manufacturing USA institutes reported making progress toward achieving their technology goals. Progress...

LIFT 2021 Industry Survey
Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute in the Manufacturing USA network, together with LIFT Platinum Members Siemens and Kearney as well as LIFT partner SME, today released the results of a survey of U.S. manufacturers gauging their preparedness and location on the journey toward a...

MFG USA Highlights report cover

This past year brought the country and our world unprecedented challenges, which now present opportunities to innovate and build a new path forward. Using lessons from this year, the manufacturing industry is poised to undergo a transformation.

Supporting this work are the institutes that are part of Manufacturing USA®, a national network of public...

RAPID Fall 2021 Institute Report cover
Process Intensification

The RAPID Manufacturing Institute® has released its Fall 2021 Institute Report. Currently in year five of operation, RAPID has built strong partnerships with its members to rethink how process development and manufacturing happen in the process industries. RAPID and its members continue to develop new PI-enabled and modular process operations that...

FY20 MFG USA Report to Congress Cover
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing

This annual report to Congress provides updates on the Manufacturing USA network response to COVID-19, as well as manufacturing technology development and workforce impacts from across the manufacturing innovation institutes.

Manufacturing USA represents a “whole-of-government” approach towards the innovation and development of advanced...

Ensuring Manufacturing USA Reaches its Potential Cover
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing

President Biden made advanced manufacturing a major policy priority during his campaign, including calling for a significant expansion of manufacturing programs to reach 50 communities through new manufacturing-technology hubs. Expanded manufacturing programs will invest in our nation’s long-term competitive innovation capacity. However, building...

REMADE 2020 Impact Report Cover Image
COVID-19, Manufacturing, Recycling, Reuse, Workforce

REMADE, the Manufacturing USA institute dedicated to leading the U.S. transition from an unsustainable linear economy to a sustainable Circular Economy, has released its 2020 Impact Report detailing accomplishments from its fourth year of operation. The institute has collaborated with more than 90 partners—including manufacturers, universities, and...

NIIMBL Annual Report 2020-21 Cover
Biopharmaceutical, COVID-19, Workforce

NIIMBL, the Manufacturing USA institute for biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, has released its 2020–2021 Annual Report covering the period from March 2020 through February 2021. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, NIIMBL swiftly backed innovative projects that supported the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its community came...

Manufacturing USA Institute Evaluation Renewal Process and Performance Standards
Biopharmaceutical, Manufacturing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM) has published a report outlining the evaluation and renewal process for NIST-sponsored Manufacturing USA institutes. The report describes the performance standards developed by NIST following Manufacturing USA’s 2019 reauthorization, which allows NIST...

National Technology Roadmap for Pandemic
Biomanufacturing, COVID-19

Funding for this project was provided by the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through a CARES Act grant. ARMI BioFabUSA partnered with Nexight Group on this project. The technical roadmap resulting from this initiative has been developed to guide a wide variety of stakeholders on the technologies...