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Secretary Raimondo Announces $153 Million to Promote Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

| Manufacturing USA | Biopharmaceutical
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made two awards totaling $153 million to the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL). The awards were announced today by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the NIIMBL annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

NIST Launches New Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap Grant Competition

| Manufacturing USA | Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Digital Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Robotics, Smart Manufacturing

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced a new competition for awards to support industry-driven consortia in developing technology roadmaps that will address high-priority research challenges to grow the advanced manufacturing sector in the U.S.

Manufacturing Day 2020: Staying Safer in 2020

| Manufacturing USA

Manufacturing is the fourth largest industrial sector in the United States, currently employing about 15.6 million Americans, representing aabout 11% of the gross domestic product. The White House has declared manufacturing to be a national priority. Manufacturing workers experience a higher percentage of nonfatal injuries and illnesses per capita than the US workforce as a whole.

NSF Announces Investment in Future of Manufacturing

| National Science Foundation | Manufacturing USA | Advanced Manufacturing, Cellular Manufacturing

Continued U.S. leadership in advanced manufacturing requires new technologies, processes, and skills, especially in the emerging fields of biomanufacturing, cyber-manufacturing and eco-manufacturing. To address that need, the U.S. National Science Foundation is announcing investments in 24 new projects to drive future manufacturing.

U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office Celebrate MFG Day 2020

| Manufacturing USA | Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing Day (MFG Day)—organized nationally by The Manufacturing Institute—is manufacturing’s biggest annual opportunity to inspire the next generation about the industry and careers in modern manufacturing—and to say: “Creators Wanted.” MFG DAY was created to correct public perception and addresses many misperceptions by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in

Increasing U.S. Manufacturing Innovation

Manufacturing USA® institutes are designed to build innovation ecosystems and accelerate technology development and workforce development in critical technology areas.  A new law reinforces the institutes’ importance to our national security and economic competitiveness and encourages creation of new advanced manufacturing institutes.  The potential expansion of the initiative is intended to bo