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Two New MEP Centers Will Serve Kentucky and South Dakota Manufacturers
Release Date: 01/24/2013

Small and mid-size manufacturers in Kentucky and South Dakota have new resources to help them create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save … more

NIST SBIR Program Soliciting Proposals to Solve Cybersecurity and Manufacturing Challenges
Release Date: 01/24/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), through its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, invites small businesses … more

Controlling Particles for Directed Self-Assembly of Colloidal Crystals
Release Date: 01/17/2013

Optical micrographs showing the assembly of a 2D colloidal crystal composed of approximately 200 particles. Top:  The initial configuration is a … more

Administration Unveils Initial Design Plans for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
Release Date: 01/16/2013

The Administration's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) today released a report based on the input of nearly 900 stakeholders that … more

NIST Workshop Seeks Manufacturers' Ideas on Using Multipurpose Robots
Release Date: 01/08/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) wants to help turn manufacturing robots into dexterous, nimble-fingered … more

Jan. 16 Workshop to Review Design for National Manufacturing Innovation Network
Release Date: 12/03/2012

The first public workshop devoted to reviewing and refining the suggested design for a new National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), … more

Researchers Observe, Control, and Optimize the Growth of Individual Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 10/31/2012

Bright field transmission electron micrograph showing carbon nanotubes grown from an array of equally-sized iron catalyst particles created by … more

Slip Sliding Our Way: At the Nanoscale, Graphite Can Turn Friction Upside Down
Release Date: 10/16/2012

If you ease up on a pencil, does it slide more easily? Sure. But maybe not if the tip is sharpened down to nanoscale dimensions. A team of … more

Obama Administration Announces $20 Million for 10 Public-Private Partnerships to Support American Manufacturing and Encourage Investment in the US
Release Date: 10/09/2012

Investments will promote job creation and economic growth in local industry clusters in AZ, CA, MI, NY, OK, OR, PA, TN and WA WASHINGTON — The … more

Researchers Determine Critical Factors for Improving Performance of a Solar Fuel Catalyst
Release Date: 10/03/2012

False-color scanning electron micrographs of cross-sectioned hematite films grown by sputter deposition and then annealed at two different … more

Oct. 18 Colorado Workshop to Explore Plans For National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
Release Date: 10/02/2012

Boulder, Colo., will be the site of the fourth and final public workshop to gather input on the design of the proposed National Network for … more

Manufacturing Day Gaining Momentum: More than 150 Manufacturers Participating
Release Date: 09/19/2012

Additional Contact: Patricia Lee Director of Marketing Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. 815-227-8286 ROCKFORD, Ill., September … more

NIST ‘Hybrid Metrology’ Method Could Improve Computer Chips
Release Date: 09/05/2012

A refined method developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for measuring nanometer-sized objects may help computer … more

Sept. 27 California Workshop to Explore Plans for National Network for Manufacturing Innovation
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO), in partnership with state and national organizations, is inviting interested parties … more

National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Announced
Release Date: 08/21/2012

On August 15, 2012, the White House announced the launch of a new public-private institute for manufacturing innovation in Youngstown, Ohio. The … more

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