President Obama announces winner of the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute

ThinkIQ were delighted to be included in the coalition that won the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute competition, as announced today by President Obama. The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, brings over $140 million in public-private investment from leading universities and manufacturers to develop smart sensors for use in advanced manufacturing. The winning coalition's goal is to spur advances in smart sensors and digital process controls that can radically improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Today, the President also announced the launch of five new manufacturing hub competitions, which will invest nearly $800 million in combined federal and non-federal resources to support transformative manufacturing technologies.

The full press release contains information on many of the initiatives, and a list of the coalition members. You can find it on the Whitehouse website.