RAPID inter Toala Emily
Education, Process Intensification, Workforce

This year, 16 students joined the RAPID Intern Program to date. Emily Toala, a junior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is currently participating in the Summer 2020 program. Emily's current project title is "Fundamentals of Batch to Continuous Process Conversion in Specialty and API." She assists in generating a training and hands-on laboratory...

Aneesa Muthana photo
MxD
Digital Manufacturing

In 2012, Pioneer Service CEO Aneesa Muthana lost 90% of her revenue.

One of her biggest customers bought four of her other customers. And they took all the business to China and Mexico.

“I made a decision then and there that I have to begin getting out of my comfort zone,” Muthana said. “I needed to figure what everyone else was doing, how everyone...

MxD mask 3-d print
MxD
Additive Manufacturing, COVID-19

MxD is mobilizing to support the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, as the National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing, we are committed to advancing ways to do this securely.

This includes three things:

– Collaborating with government to address critical shortages in medical devices and equipment;

– Leading efforts to strengthen the...

LIFT Learning Lab
Education, Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT recently partnered with Atlantic Impact to provide groups of Detroit high school students the opportunity to tour the LIFT Learning Lab and get a first-hand look at the world of advanced manufacturing.

Students from Western International High School, Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, Martin Luther King, Jr. High School, and Detroit Collegiate...

FDA Stem Cells
Biomanufacturing

There is growing awareness that the long-standing unmet need for specific counting of therapeutic tissue stem cells has been and continues to be a significant impediment to progress in stem cell therapy, gene and gene editing therapies (because targeting tissue stem cells is essential for durable one-time treatments), and drug development (because...