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
M4. Distributed Manufacturing
M6. Modeling and Simulation
M7. Natural Resources and Critical Minerals
M8. Quantum Device Manufacturing
M9. Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing
M10. Other Manufacturing Technologies
3D Printing Like Nature
Branch Technology combines 3D printing, industrial robotics, and conventional building materials to enable a new way to build.
To learn more visit: https://www.branch.technology/
From plastic trash to 3D printing
re:3D makes large-scale, industrial 3D printers that can print from plastic waste. The company’s open-source and affordable printers can grind, dry, and feed plastic waste into the 3D printer, Gigabot X (GBX). The company hopes to address local needs by creating a circular economy.
To learn more visit: https://re3d.org/