Initiative typeIndustry
Region, CountryNorth America, USA
FundersFederal Government via a Supply Chain Office at the Department of Commerse under Bipartisan Innovation Act; Participants; 504 Loan Program and SBIC
Annual fundingA grant $13.8 million from the Harold Alfond Foundation to name Alfond W2 Ocean Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Labs.
ParticipantsGeneral Electric Aviation, Honeywell, Siemens Energy, Raytheon Technologies, Lockheed Martin
Partner OrganisationsOak Ridge National Laboratory - will host DoE funded demonstration facility for SME manufacturers to test new additive technologies
Research specificsA voluntary compact among large manufacturers to help their smaller US-based suppliers to increase the use of AM. Aim: built recilient, domestic supply chains
Research incentivesBiden Administration will support this with Federal Incentives through National Institute of Standards and Technology Amerca Makes (manufacturingusa.com) and Manufacturing Extention Partnership (nist.gov)
Date announced06.05.2022
Initiative typeGovernment
Region, CountryNorth America, Canada
FundersNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Annual fundingCAN$ 7,500,000
Participants07 Universities, and 22 industry and government Organizations
Partner Organisations"University of Waterloo, University of Alberta, Universite Laval, McGill University, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, Dalhouse University, University of Windsor, "ETS"
Research specificsMaterial development, Advanced process modeling, In-Line Monitoring/Metrology and Intelligent Process Control Strategies, and nnovative AM Processes and AM-Made Products
Research incentivesFunding to conduct research on the advancement of mannufacturing sector in Canada.
Date announced2017