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MIT Calls for Stronger Links Between MA Manufacturers, Innovation Ecosystem

May 21, 2015

Massachusetts needs an advanced manufacturing strategy, preferably one based on regional public-private consortia, according to a new report from the MIT Industrial Performance Center. In Strengthening the Innovation Ecosystem for Advanced Manufacturing: Pathways & Opportunities for Massachusetts, the group recommends that the state look to the federal Institutes of Manufacturing Innovation to develop its own manufacturing infrastructure. The state could also benefit from a systematic effort to inform startups about the early stage prototyping and piloting capabilities of small manufacturers. Read the report...