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Aug. 17, 2022
How the Manufacturing USA Network Nurtures Startup Companies Across the Innovation Gap
August 17, 2022 —
The gap between a good idea and a successful commercial product is known as the “innovation valley of death.” It’s part of the complex history in which manufacturers and investors struggled to keep operations on shore and develop innovations domestically when lower cost options existed elsewhere. The additional business risk associated with investments in prototyping and product development also hinder the creation of new companies that can drive innovation in manufacturing.
Nov. 9, 2021
DOD, with help from partners, on cusp of cutting-edge innovations
Artificial intelligence, quantum computing, bioengineering and other leap-ahead technologies were topics recently addressed by the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering.
Sept. 10, 2020
DOD Officials Describe Modernization Priorities That Will Benefit Warfighters
Defense Department officials spoke about the DOD's modernization strategy, including the development and procurement of high priority systems that could potentially offer game-changing results on the battlefield.