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Industry-Academia Collaboration in Advanced Manufacturing Virtual Workshop (sponsored by NSF)

This three-day online workshop (sponsored by NSF) is designed to encourage more fundamental collaborative research efforts between the academic manufacturing community and industry. By participating in this workshop, you will have opportunities to

  • Explore research roadmaps for selected Manufacturing USA Institutes
  • Identify future research needs in the US
  • Explore funding programs and mechanisms
  • Identify challenges and benefits of convergent and Industry-Academia collaboration
  • Meet and share your ideas with key people from Manufacturing USA Institutes, federal agencies, and NSF
  • Explore opportunities for initiating new collaborations



May 19, 2021, 15:30–17:00: Online networking
May 20, 2021, 13:00–17:00: Workshop 1—Online
May 21, 2021, 13:00–17:15: Workshop 2—Online

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Participation is free of charge, but space constraints require that the workshop be limited to 90 participants. Please register through the workshop website by March 31, 2021. Participants will be notified with more detailed workshop information by April 17, 2021.

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Workshop Organizers

Hitomi Yamaguchi Greenslet, University of Florida
Sangkee Min, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brigid Mullany, University of North Carolina-Charlotte