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NIST Announces New Round of Competition for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia Program

July 31, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced a new round of competition for the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) program — a competition that will award two-year planning grants to establish new and strengthen existing industry-driven consortia to solve high-priority technology challenges and accelerate the growth of advanced manufacturing in the United States.

NIST anticipates awarding a total of $5.6 million to support multiple awards of up to $500,000 each. Program eligibility is restricted to U.S. states, local governments, institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations. Applications are due October 31. For more information about the AMTech announcement, NIST will host webinars on August 7 and 14, beginning at 2pm EDT. Read the announcement…