Advanced Manufacturing Office

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. 

Finding Innovative Battery Recycling Solutions
DOE announced winners of Phase II of the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize designed to  find innovative solutions for recycling of lithium-ion batteries.
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Programs

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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PARTNERSHIP MAP
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 ANALYSIS
AMO conducts rigorous analyses to support its decision making and activities. These range from benchmarking studies to assessment of technology opportunities and their potential impacts. 
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Announcements

Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
January 20, 2021
Energy Department Selects 15 Projects to Advance Critical Material Innovations
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $50 million in funding for 15 projects focused on field validation and demonstration...
January 20, 2021
Department of Energy Releases Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and Request for Information
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and a request for information..
January 19, 2021
DOE Battery Recycling Prize Phase III Rules Released
Yesterday, the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize released the official rules for the third and final phase of the Department of Energy (DOE)...
January 14, 2021

Highlights

Advanced Manufacturing Office 2020 Year in Review
Throughout 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and our partners worked to enhance energy and material...
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Energy Department Recognizes Whirlpool Amana Operations for Achieving 50001 Ready Recognition
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes Whirlpool Amana Operations, a 43-acre refrigerator manufacturing facility with nearly 4,000 employees,
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Energy Department Recognizes Cree Lighting for Achieving 50001 Ready Status
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes Cree Lighting for achieving 50001 Ready recognition in May 2020 at its main manufacturing and...
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Armstrong Flooring Recognized for Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency
Earlier this month, President Trump signed a proclamation honoring American manufacturing workers.
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DOE Launches New Pilot Program to Validate Emerging Industrial Technologies
One of the top priorities of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is strengthening American manufacturing competitiveness through energy efficiency.
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Energy’s Role in a Safe and Secure Water Supply for the Nation
Americans need access to safe, affordable, and reliable water. Today, challenges to the supply, such as drought, ground water depletion, increasing...
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Nanotechnology Day Announcement
On National Nanotechnology Day (10/9/2020), the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is featuring images from beyond
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Faraday Technology Develops Energy-Efficient Method to Dewater Cellulosic Nanomaterials
Faraday Technology, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) recipient, has developed an energy-efficient method...
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High Performance Computing Improves Manufacturing Productivity and Competitiveness in the Glass Industry
Engineers at Vitro Glass, in partnership with high performance computing (HPC) experts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), have...
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Energy Department Project Demonstrates New, Energy-Efficient Method for Producing Ethylene
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awardee EcoCatalytic has successfully demonstrated the viability of a pilot-scale plant for a new, energy-efficient...
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Information Resources

Information Resources
Resources openly available from AMO help manufacturers improve energy efficiency and energy productivity.

Funding Opportunities

Apply for Funding
A variety of funding opportunities are available to manufacturers from the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and other organizations.