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. 

Accelerating Smart Manufacturing Adoption
DOE’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute announced up to $4 million in new funding to improve energy-intensive manufacturing processes.
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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

Energy Department Announces up to $3.75 Million for New High Performance Computing Manufacturing and Materials Projects
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $3.75 million for new projects that use high-performance computing (HPC) to solve key...
November 19, 2020
DOE Releases Plan for Improving Cybersecurity in Renewable Energy, Manufacturing, Buildings, and Transportation Research and Development
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Cybersecurity Multiyear Program Plan
November 18, 2020
Advanced Manufacturing Office Announces New Topics for Small Business Research and Development Projects
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced 12 topic areas for new Phase I...
November 17, 2020
Energy Department Selects 14 High Performance Computing Projects to Bolster U.S. Manufacturing
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $4.2 million for 14 projects to use the U.S. National Laboratories’ supercomputing resources to s
November 13, 2020

Highlights

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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DOE’s 50001 Ready Supports Energy Efficiency in the Automotive Industry
DOE’s 50001 Ready program provides a self-paced process for organizations to build energy awareness and increase the energy efficiency...
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Energy Department’s Advanced Manufacturing Partners Launch Rapid and Innovative Response to COVID-19
Technological innovation in advanced manufacturing is helping our nation overcome the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Energy Department Manufacturing Traineeship Develops and Scales Protective Equipment Production for Local Medical Community
America is working together to support the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
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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.