DoD ManTech News

June 11, 2024

Tracy Frost Appointed as Senior Executive Service Director of Technology Industrial Innovation Base (TIIB)

Tracy Frost has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service as the new Director of the Technology Industrial Innovation Base (TIIB) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology OASD(S&T). She will now lead on the front lines of advanced technology integration, generating opportunities for small and mid-sized businesses and growing the robust production capabilities, supply chains and partnerships the Nation needs.

June 3, 2024

ARM Institute Issues Future of Work Study

The ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Institute today publicly released its Future of Work study. The study, previously issued to ARM Institute Members, details how advanced technologies, chiefly robotics, automation, and AI, are changing the nature of manufacturing careers and the actions needed to prepare the U.S. workforce for these changes.

May 21, 2024

May Is Military Appreciation Month - NextFlex Collaborates With Central New Mexico Community College on Military Spouse Profit Training

As a DoD sponsored Manufacturing Innovation Institute, NextFlex is collaborating with Central New Mexico Community College on a new program, Military Spouse ProFIT Training. This program will provide skills-based training and employment support to military spouses.

May 21, 2024

LIFT, Department of Defense and State of Michigan Launch Planning Phase for Hypersonics & Extreme Environment Test Facility

LIFT, operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, is the Detroit-based, public-private partnership between the Department of Defense, industry and academia, committed to the development and deployment of advanced manufacturing technologies, and implementing talent development initiatives to better prepare the workforce today and in the future. LIFT funded in part by the Department of Defense with management through the Office of Naval Research. Visit www.lift.technology or follow on LinkedIn at LIFT or on Twitter @NewsFromLIFT to learn more.

May 20, 2024

Spring 2024 Santa Clara County FlexFactor® Finals Held at NextFlex

Last week we were pleased to host this semester’s FlexFactor at the NextFlex offices. Four teams of high school students competed by pitching their inventive products to a panel of esteemed judges composed of Robert de Neve, General Partner & Chief Strategist General Partner & Chief Strategist at NextPhase Ventures; Christine Holly Ngo, VP of Operations and Business Development at Silicon Valley Elite Manufacturing, Inc; and Jackson Rambough, FHE Design and Process Engineer at NextFlex.

May 20, 2024

BioMADE's 2024 Member Meeting Sessions Announced

Register now to attend BioMADE’s 2024 Member Meeting on May 29-31 in Minneapolis, MN. We are thrilled to be bringing everyone together in person and look forward to engaging with our members and the U.S. Government at this interactive, informative event! Read on for the full at-a-glance agenda.

May 9, 2024

St. John’s River College to offer LIFT’s Operation Next Program, Bringing Advanced Manufacturing Job Training to the Region

Initiative to benefit exiting military, their spouses, and civilians.

May 9, 2024

Big Bend Technical College Partners with LIFT’s Operation Next Program to Provide Transitioning Soldiers, Military Spouses and Veterans Opportunities for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense national manufacturing innovation institute, and Big Bend Technical College (BBTC), have announced a partnership to provide free training to transitioning service members, National Guard, Army Reserves, and their families, along with veterans and other civilians for careers in advanced manufacturing through LIFT’s Operation Next initiative.

May 7, 2024

America Makes Announces Winners of Open Project Call Totaling $850K

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), are proud to announce the winners of the $850K AM Process Pre-Qualification Open Project Call funded by the Department of the Air Force (DAF) ManTech Office.

May 2, 2024

America Makes Announces Winners of Project Call Totaling $2.9M

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), are proud to announce the winners of the $2.9M Methods for Demonstrating Operational Qualification Project Call funded by the Department of the Air Force (DAF) ManTech Office.