The Department of Energy yesterday announced that it is accepting proposals for its newest Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute, which will focus on smart manufacturing.
The DOE has designated $35 to $70 million in funding for the institute, along with expected matching funds from the private sector.
It will be the third Energy Department-funded facility in the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation. The others focus on advanced composites in Knoxville, Tenn. and semiconductors at North Carolina State University.
Read more on the research and development focus of this DOE initiative.