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.

Discover how 3D Printing is Reshaping U.S. Manufacturing

In honor of 3D Printing Day, December 3, learn about the phenomenon of additive manufacturing–a process commonly referred to as 3D printing–with AMO’s blog and informational video.

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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.


AMO conducts rigorous analyses to support its decision making and activites. These range from benchmarking studies to assessment of technology opportunitities and their potential impacts. Learn more.

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Energy Department Broadens Manufacturing Innovator Challenge, Launches Two New Prizes
The Energy Department announces the launch of two new prizes as part of the Manufacturing Innovator Challenge.
December 4, 2018
AMO Supports Eight Subtopic Areas for Small Business Research and Development Projects
The Energy Department recently announced 34 topic areas for new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer...
November 15, 2018
Department of Energy Announces New Solicitation for the High Performance Computing for Materials Program
The Department of Energy announced a second solicitation under the High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative.
November 14, 2018
Energy Department Launches Manufacturing Prize to Recognize Leaders on the Plant Floor Driving Energy Savings
DOE launched the Individuals Taking Energy Action in Manufacturing prize, a competition designed to drive measurable energy savings at U.S. plants.
November 9, 2018


SBIR Successes: Interviews with Past Winners
DOE’s SBIR/STTR program provides grants to small businesses or individuals who can form a small business within the required application timeline.
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Inspiring the Next Generation: Modern Manufacturing in America
Many communities across the country are joining together to celebrate Manufacturing Day today, an opportunity to bring awareness to modern U.S.
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Letter from the AMO Director on the AMO Peer Review, July 16-18, 2018
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) conducted a review of the technology research and development (R&D) and technical partnerships supported...
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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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Manufacturing Day 2018
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