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Ndia update february_2013
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Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
Ndia update february_2013
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  • 1. 1 / 16 Manufacturing, the Road to Success Thomas R. Kurfess, Ph.D., P.E. Assistant Director for Advanced Manufacturing White House Office of Science & Technology Policy National Defense Industrial Association February 20, 2013
  • 2. / 162 “Our first priority is making America a magnet for new jobs and manufacturing.” - President Barack Obama February 12, 2013
  • 3. / 163 “Now is not the time to gut these job-creating investments in science and innovation. Now is the time to reach a level of research and development not seen since the height of the Space Race.” - President Barack Obama February 12, 2013
  • 4. / 16 Why Manufacturing Matters • Conducts 70% of US R&D, 90% of patents issued • Close connection between R&D, design, and manufacturing • Health of industrial commons (know how, process engineering capability, workforce skills, suppliers) • Manufacturing multiplier ($1.40 for $1 of manufacturing output) • Critical for national security 4
  • 5. 5 / 16 Adv. Mfg. Initiative Developments June 2009 Jan 2012 Feb 2012 March 2012 July 2012 Feb 2013
  • 6. / 16 Primary Recommendations from AMP SC • 3 key areas / 16 recommendations for action • Enabling innovation –improved coordination among industry, academia, and the government in R&D funding for cross-cutting technologies. • Securing the talent pipeline –community college level education and enhancing advanced manufacturing university programs. • Improving the business climate –tax reform, regulatory, trade, and energy policy. 6
  • 7. / 16 National Network for Manufacturing Innovation $1 billion FY13 proposal: “institutes of manufacturing excellence where some of our most advanced engineering schools and our most innovative manufacturers collaborate on new ideas, new technology, new methods, new processes.” -President Obama, Rolls-Royce Crosspointe, Petersburg, VA, March 9, 2012 $30 million FY12 pilot - DoD pilot on ManTech - focused on additive metal, composites, & direct write electronics President Obama at Rolls-Royce Crosspointe, Petersburg, VA, March 9, 2012 7
  • 8. / 16 $1B • Bridge the gap between basic research and product development • Create shared infrastructure (particularly for smaller manufacturers) • Create world-class environment for education and training • Foster regional “hubs” IMI Mission 8
  • 9. / 16 2012 Pilot Manufacturing Institute on Additive Manufacturing April 13 May 8 May 16 August 16 SN BAA Industry Day $30 M 9
  • 10. / 16 Encouraging Careers in STEM • The President’s "Educate to Innovate“ initiative is leveraging private-sector partners to get students excited about STEM subjects. – FIRST students many more times likely to major and pursue careers in science and engineering • “Technology shifts and increasing investments in advanced manufacturing are creating a great demand for STEM- capable students worldwide.” - Paula Davis, President, Alcoa Foundation White House Science Fair, Feb 2012 White House, November 2009 10
  • 11. / 16 The Growing Policy Issues • Industry / Innovation Leadership • IP • Security • STEM Source: Wohlers Report 2012 Source: Wohlers Report 2012 Sales Growth of Personal 3D Printers Systems Sold by Region 11
  • 12. / 16 Education / Cultural Issues • Population –Image of manufacturing • K-12 –Baseline for curricula –Educating the educators • Community colleges • Universities –Integration of manufacturing into curricula –Applied research • Certification 12
  • 13. / 16 Innovation • NNMI –Getting technology to SME’s –New models for training and equipment usage –IP issues • Infrastructure • MEP –Best practices –Next generation • Other initiatives –Robotics Initiative –Materials Genome Initiative –Big Data 13
  • 14. / 16 Where the Nation Needs to Go • Improve reputation of manufacturing • Engage and support States • Engage and support SMEs • Develop educational baseline for manufacturing • University acceptance / integration of TRL 4-9 work • Thinking in a completely new fashion 14
  • 15. / 16 Global Wellbeing • Wealth creation • Sustainability / efficiency • Enabling SME’s • National well being • Secured international leadership • The United States of America – Innovation – Manufacturing • The World “In times of change, learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” (Eric Hoffer 1902-1983) 15
  • 16. 16 / 16 “Think about the America within our reach: A country that leads the world in educating its people. An America that attracts a new generation of high-tech manufacturing and high-paying jobs. A future where we’re in control of our own energy, and our security and prosperity aren’t so tied to unstable parts of the world. An economy built to last, where hard work pays off, and responsibility is rewarded.” - President Barack Obama January 24, 2012

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