Innovation Fact of the Week: When the Federal Government Committed $500M to a Manufacturing Innovation Initiative, Industry and Academia Threw in $1B More

John Wu July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

The National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, established in 2012, is poised to encompass 15 manufacturing innovation institutes by the end of 2016. While the Department of Defense and Department of Energy committed to invest $500 million in the 7th institute, non-governmental entities pledged twice as much—more than $1 billion, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.