MEP Centers Receive Awards to Help SMMs Deploy Advanced Manufacturing Technology

May 7, 2020

The U.S Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) will distribute four cooperative agreement awards as part of its 2020 NIST MEP Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) 2020-NIST-MEP-AMTS-01. Four MEP Centers will receive awards totaling $4 million, to help small and midsized manufacturers (SMMs) deploy advanced manufacturing technology in the areas of robotics, flexible automation and Internet of Things (IoT), among others.

Those receiving awards: The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, in Detroit; the Indiana MEP, at Purdue University; the Texas MEP, at the University of Texas in Arlington; and the California MEP, at the California Manufacturing Technology Center in Torrance.

Industry-Related Terms: Center
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Technologies: Management, Pressroom Automation, Sensing/Electronics/IOT


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