Manufacturing USA today released its 2016 Annual Report to Congress. The report describes the program’s work in helping to move discoveries in the nation’s universities and research laboratories to the shop floor here in America.
Manufacturing USA brings together industry, academia and government partners within a growing network of advanced manufacturing institutes to increase U.S. manufacturing competitiveness. Each institute is a public-private partnership that focuses on promoting robust and sustainable manufacturing research and development in a specific, promising advanced manufacturing technology area.
The program advances American manufacturing innovation by creating the infrastructure needed to allow U.S. industry and academia to work together to solve industry-relevant manufacturing problems in research and development, technology transition, workforce training, and education.