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.

Up to $1.2 Million Available for Steelmaking and Aluminum Production

AMO and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced a special call for concept papers to support four new projects for steelmaking and aluminum production processes.

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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.

An interactive U.S. map of all Advanced Manufacturing partners and projects with data for fiscal year 2016.


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Energy Department Announces $1.2 Million High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Opportunity for Steel and Aluminum Production
DOE announced $1.2 million for new projects to support American steel and aluminum manufacturers in accelerating manufacturing innovation.
September 10, 2018
Energy Department Selects Seven Projects to Develop Combined Heat and Power Technologies that Offer Services to the Electric Grid
DOE announced $10 million for seven projects to enable manufacturers to use combined heat and power technologies to support the electric grid.
September 7, 2018
Energy Department Selects 13 Projects for High Performance Computing to Advance Applied Science and Technology in Manufacturing
DOE announced nearly $3 million for 13 projects to stimulate the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing.
August 31, 2018
More than 550 Megawatts of New Combined Heat and Power Capacity Added in United States, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) announced today the release of the updated Combined Heat and Power...
August 13, 2018


Success Story: Pennsylvania Utilities Encourage Use of CHP
Energy users across the country – from the U.S. Army to the Texas Medical Center and more – are using combined heat and power (CHP) to generate...
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The Future of Energy Technology Begins with Investing in Innovators Today
Growing up near nuclear plants and with an interest in nuclear energy, it’s no wonder Sam Shaner and Matthew Ellis, who first met six years ago as...
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3D Printing Technology Front and Center at Supercomputing Announcement
On June 8, 2018, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry traveled to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to dedicate Summit...
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AMO’s Kelly Visconti Honored for Federal Government Stewardship
The Advanced Manufacturing Office’s (AMO) Kelly Visconti was recently honored with the prestigious Arthur S. Flemming Award for her tremendous...
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Blog: 2018 Technology Days Connects Better Plants Partners with the National Labs
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Plants program is helping industry boost its productivity through adoption of energy technology...
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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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TransTech Energy Conference - Oct 23-24, 2018


Workshop: Improving Texas Economic Resilience with Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
September 24, 2018 8:00AM to 12:00PM MDT
AMO’s Combined Heat and Power (CHP) team is hosting a half-day workshop in conjunction with the Texas Energy Summit on how CHP can enhance the...
RCAP 2.0 Joint Implementation Workshop: Energy Resilience with Distributed Energy Resources
September 27, 2018 9:00AM EDT to September 28, 2018 12:00PM EDT
The U.S. Department of Energy Southeast Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership...
RAPID Webinar Series Part 10: October 17
Join us for 10 webinars on process intensification sponsored by the RAPID Manufacturing Institute. The webinars are free to RAPID Members.
2018 TransTech Energy Business Development Conference
October 23, 2018 9:00AM EDT to October 24, 2018 5:00PM EDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) will co-sponsor the TransTech Energy Business Development Conference held from October 23-24, 2018...
Manufacturing Day: October 5, 2018
MFG Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Learn more and find events in your area.
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