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DOE Announces $70M FOA for Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing

September 17, 2015

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced it will commit up to $70 million in funding for the Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Smart Manufacturing to support R&D efforts to develop, demonstrate, and transition to industry advanced sensing, instrumentation, monitoring, control, and process optimization as well as modeling and simulation technologies for industrial automation. The Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing will be the third DOE-funded facility as part of President Obama’s National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) institutes. As with the DOE-led NNMI institutes, those eligible to apply for the federal funding announcement (FOA) as the prime recipient include state and local governments and nonprofit and for-profit organizations. A mandatory concept paper from all applications is due by November 4 with applications due January 29, 2016. Read the FOA….

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