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Advanced Manufacturing (M)

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Technology topic

Advanced Manufacturing (M)

The Advanced Manufacturing topic aims to support emerging innovations in manufacturing with the potential to stimulate the nation’s manufacturing sector by improving efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability. Proposed technology should be environmentally friendly, compatible with human and planet health and driven by technological advancements. Regenerative designs using a circular economy approach (a systemic approach to economic development designed to benefit businesses, society and the environment) are encouraged.


M1. Building and Infrastructure
M2. Carbon Sequestration
M3. Cybermanufacturing
M4. Distributed Manufacturing
M5. Ecomanufacturing
M6. Modeling and Simulation
M7. Natural Resources and Critical Minerals
M8. Quantum Device Manufacturing
M9. Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing
M10. Other Manufacturing Technologies

Program director

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Vincent Lee