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Manufacturing Ideas to Watch (April 2018)

A publication with ideas from the manufacturing community that could have an impact on manufacturing processes or new products.

Helping U.S. manufacturers: What works?

May 9, 2018 (Washington Post) – Economist Tim Bartik wrote an important new paper called “Helping Manufacturing-Intensive Communities: What Works?”

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America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

January 22, 2018 (The Hill) – Sridhar Kota and Justin Talbot-Zorn reflect on the current innovation ecosystem in the U.S.

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Tech Forecast: Nanowire Assembly

MForesight’s new publication series exploring a technology opportunity or challenge.

What’s New

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2018 MForesight National Summit

Our 2018 Summit will be held on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. We hope you can join us!

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Congressional Briefing: Manufacturing Prosperity

Join us on May 24, 2018 at 2:30 pm in Washington, DC for a briefing on the outcomes of the Grand Challenges roundtables.

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Grand Challenges in U.S. Manufacturing

We convened regional roundtables to discuss the future of U.S. innovation and manufacturing.

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MForesight’s Spring 2018 Newsletter

Read about our current events and projects.

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New 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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We Talked to 1,100 Manufacturers about the State of the Sector. Here’s What They Had to Say.

Our team interviewed nearly 1,100 attendees at FABTECH, a metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing show that regularly ranks as one of the world’s largest manufacturing trade events.

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The Leadership Council (LC) is the driving mechanism of MForesight and is comprised of seasoned experts representing the following organizations:

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