AMO supports R&D projects, R&D consortia, and early-stage technical partnerships with national laboratories, companies (for-profit and not-for profit), state and local governments, and universities through competitive, merit reviewed funding opportunities designed to investigate new manufacturing technologies.

AMO Issues Nearly $2M to Support Small Business R&D

AMO selects 12 projects to spur innovation under DOE’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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R&D Projects
AMO's R&D projects will support early-stage proof of concept projects, explore novel energy-efficient, next-generation materials and innovative...
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R&D Consortia
AMO R&D Consortia supports collaborative, early-stage research and development between industry, academia, non-profit institutions, and National...
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Technical Partnerships
AMO's technical partnerships support the development and validation, of technologies and practices, including continuous energy improvement and CHP.
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AMO developed an interactive map of all partners and projects with data for fiscal year 2016. Click on the map and use this tool to search for a specific project, partner and other information.

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Energy Department Announces Funding to Foster Lab-Industry Partnerships
Today DOE announced up to $2 million in funding for the third cohort of the Technologist in Residence program.
May 24, 2018
AMO Supports Nearly $2 Million for 12 Small Business Research and Development Projects
EERE AMO will provide funding support to twelve new projects across eleven states, totaling nearly $2 million in funding.
May 21, 2018
Energy Department’s Cyclotron Road Selects 13 New Innovators to Join Fourth Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program Cohort
Today DOE announced the fourth cohort of Cyclotron Road, a program to train innovative postdoctoral researchers to be entrepreneurs.
May 9, 2018
AMO’s Allen Hefner a Finalist for “Oscars” of Public Service
This week the Partnership for Public Service announced the finalists and winners of the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals...
May 7, 2018


Industrial Assessment Centers Adapt to Aid Puerto Rico Recovery
One of DOE's Industrial Assessment Centers is assisting with Puerto Rico's recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria in September 2017.
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The market for wide bandgap (WBG) power electronic devices is spreading due to increased awareness of the large energy savings and...
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Better Plants to Present at Industrial Energy Technology Conference
In June, the Energy Department’s Better Plants program will participate in the Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC).
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World’s First Medium/Large-scale 3D Thermoset Printer Unveiled at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Magnum Venus Products (MVP), in partnership with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), installed the world’s...
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Cyclotron Road’s Etosha Cave Recognized as one of Vanity Fair’s 26 Women of Color Diversifying Entrepreneurship
Etosha Cave, alumna of the Advanced Manufacturing Office’s (AMO) Cyclotron Road program and co-founder of Opus 12, was recognized as one...
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Idaho National Laboratory Emerges with New Low-temp Hydrocarbon Cracking Processes
A team of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) researchers has now pioneered an electrochemical process that could eliminate the need for high-energy...
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2017: A Year of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) partners include a diverse group of national laboratories, companies (for-profit and not-for-profit), state and...
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Lawrence Berkeley Lab team receives prestigious award for ISO 50001 research and development
The Industrial Applications Team (IAT) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is the recipient of...
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Classroom to the Slopes: STEM Students Design Composite Snow Sleds
It’s a feeling almost everyone can remember from their childhood: a fresh layer of snow coats the ground and a peaceful silence hovers...
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DOE’s Better Plants Partners Connect to Drive Energy Efficiency at World Energy Engineering Congress
Last month, staff from DOE’s Better Plants program convened with partners in Atlanta, Georgia, for the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC)...
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RAPID Manufacturing Institute Process Intensification Webinar Series
May 30, 2018 11:00AM to 12:00PM EDT
AMO’s Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute is hosting a 10-part, webinar series to explore one of t
2018 Advanced Manufacturing Office Program Peer Review
July 17, 2018 9:00AM EDT to July 18, 2018 5:00PM EDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), part of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, will be conducting a Pee
2018 Better Buildings Summit
August 21, 2018 9:00PM EDT to August 23, 2018 5:00PM EDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Better Plants Program will co-host the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit in Cleveland...
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