Featured Articles

Wall Street Journal Weekend Essay “Innovation Should be Made in the U.S.A.”
Read the Wall Street Journal Weekend Essay “Innovation Should be Made in the U.S.A. here. Download the PDF version here.
ASME Mechanical Engineering Magazine article: Brain Drain – Is US Offshoring Innovation?
Read the article by Sridhar Kota, Executive Director of Mforesight, featured in the ASME Mechanical Engineering Magazine (Oct 2019) here. The article title is, “Brain Drain – Is the U.S. Offshoring Innovation?”
American Affairs Journal article “Reinventing Competitiveness”
While we as a nation continue to lead the world in terms of investment in basic research, we have lost the ability to engage in the kinds of process improvements that underlie innovation. We have largely lost out capacity for “learning by doing.” Download the PDF
Senator Peters Announces Proposal to Establish a National Institute of Manufacturing
MForesight recently hosted its 4th annual National Summit to accompany the release of its newest report “Reclaiming America’s Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing.” Senator Peters made his announcement of his proposal at the summit. Watch the Senator’s full speech from the summit
MForesight Summit 2019: Senator Marco Rubio Gives Speech on Manufacturing and Innovation
During the 2019 MForesight National Summit 2019 Senator Marco Rubio gave a speech titled, “Made in China 2025 and the the Future of American Manufacturing.” Watch the Senator’s full speech from the summit
How the U.S. Can Rebuild Its Capacity to Innovate
  Harvard Business Review published a feature article on MForesight’s flagship research initiative: Manufacturing Prosperity. The HBR piece examines the challenges facing America’s innovation ecosystem and highlights a range of potential solutions to restore both innovation and production capabilities in the United States.
Manufacturing Ideas to Watch
Read about ideas from the manufacturing community that could have an impact on manufacturing processes or new products.

What’s New

2019 MForesight National Manufacturing Summit
The 2019 MForesight National Manufacturing Summit took place at the Hamilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The theme was, Restoring the U.S. Innovation Ecosystem: Reclaiming America’s Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing. We thank all the attendees and speakers who took part in this Summit to make it a success.

Summit Highlights Summary

New Report: Reclaiming America’s Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing
  This new report was released at the 2019 MForesight Summit and is now available for download. Download Report (PDF)

Report: Rapid Reliability Assessment of Saftey Critical and Emerging Technologies
  Our new report on Rapid Reliability Assessment of Saftey Critical and Emerging Technologies is now available.

Manufacturing Prosperity
  Our new report outlines actionable recommendations for public and private decision-makers to maintain or restore domestic manufacturing capabilities and capture the full value from U.S. R&D investments.Read the summary or download the PDF.
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Report: Manufacturing High Entropy Alloys
  Our report Manufacturing High Entropy Alloys: Pathways to Industrial Competitiveness is now available! Read the summary or download the PDF.
CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING: Next Generation Materials for Manufacturing Competitiveness
  Read a summary of the event here.
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Report: Metamaterials Manufacturing
  Our report Metamaterials Manufacturing: Pathways to Industrial Competitiveness is now available! Read the summary or download the PDF.
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TMS Report Released
  Read the report from the MForesight/TMS workshop last October: Harnessing Materials Innovations to Support Next Generation Manufacturing Technologies, available for free download through TMS. Read a summary of the report on our blog.

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