Industrial Safety / Human Machine Interface

Manufacturing institute awards $15 million in six new contracts

By DMDII news release

Feb 11, 2016

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The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), a UI LABS collaboration, announced that it has issued six national contract research awards, including funding to test and aid compliance with the nation’s cybersecurity standards for digital manufacturing.

The projects span several digital manufacturing disciplines, but each reflects the core mission of DMDII: propelling the field of American digital manufacturing and design forward.

The new contract awards continue DMDII’s investment in digital manufacturing, building on 2015 contracts valued at over $7 million. The research and tools generated from all projects will be available on the Digital Manufacturing Commons, DMDII’s open-source online platform that allows manufacturers to access data and tools that can improve efficiency and productivity across the entire manufacturing cycle.

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