Click on one of the links below to learn about our ongoing and upcoming projects and events:
- MForesight National Summit 2017
- Metamaterials Manufacturing
- ASME-MSEC Workshop
- Cyber Security for Manufacturers
- Supply Chains: A Deep Dive Study
- Low Volume Medical Device Manufacturing for Orphan Populations
MForesight National Summit 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
MForesight’s 2017 National Summit will convene some of the nation’s foremost manufacturing experts, business leaders, and decision-makers to explore crucial questions including:
- What will American manufacturing look like in five years? Ten years? Twenty?
- How will emerging technologies from nanotech and organ printing to artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things change the nature of products and work?
- What’s America’s strategy for creating and sustaining manufacturing jobs, preserving our technological edge, and maintaining global manufacturing leadership?
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Metamaterials can exhibit extraordinary mechanical, acoustic, optical, radio, and surface properties. These materials have the potential to greatly benefit aerospace, defense, medical instrumentation, biomedical, optics, sensing, telecommunication, robotics, and an array of other industry sectors. Many lab-scale prototypes have been created that are small, and use a slow and expensive process; scalable manufacturing is what is missing. MForesight is hosting a workshop to address this issue.Read More
ASME-MSEC Workshop: Gamechanging Ideas for Cost-Effective Low-Volume Manufacturing
June 5, 2017
This workshop is taking place during the ASME-MSEC Conference which is happening June 4-8 at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. The purpose of this interactive workshop is to listen to experts, share ideas and build partnerships to broaden technical capabilities and access to low-volume manufacturing.Read More
Cyber Security for Manufacturers
Cyber-attacks pose unique and growing risks to the nation’s manufacturing firms. MForesight, in collaboration with the Computing Community Consortium (CCC), is investigating how to help manufacturers deal with this risk, with a primary focus on cyber security tools and strategies for the operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS) used by manufacturing firms.Read More
Supply Chains: A Deep Dive Study
For the United States to grow and sustain its manufacturing base in the face of international competition, a greater focus must be placed on supply chain development. Supply chains are a critical part of the manufacturing ecosystem and it’s essential that the U.S. provide the infrastructure, policy frameworks, and resources needed to help manufacturers maintain successful relationships with suppliers. This project will undertake a deep dive exploration of the challenges that suppliers and manufacturers face on a daily basis, and it will identify opportunities for improvement.Read More
Low Volume Medical Device Manufacturing for Orphan Populations
Medical devices for under-served, smaller market populations (orphan populations) could take advantage of new technologies and existing production methods in manufacturing. This project will help identify barriers and opportunities for tangible actions that can help improve the ability for low volume manufacturing to produce these needed medical devices for orphan populations.Read More