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.

$4M Awarded to Develop Workforce Traineeship Programs

DOE selects Georgia Tech and UConn to train the next generation of manufacturing experts. 

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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.

Screenshot of the partner map.


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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Department of Energy Selects Georgia Tech and UConn to Train the Next Generation of Manufacturing Experts
EERE announced nearly $4 million for a traineeship program that will address workforce training needs in energy-related manufacturing.
February 14, 2018
Department of Energy Launches Competition to Spur Onshore Manufacturing of Energy Technologies
Competition aims to close the gap between American innovators who develop new energy technologies and domestic manufacturers who produce them.
February 6, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $35 Million for Emerging Research Projects to Address Manufacturing Challenges
Projects to support early-stage, innovative technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing.
February 5, 2018
Energy Department Announces $3 Million for High Performance Computing Collaborations for U.S. Manufacturers
DOE announced up to $3 million in funding to help American manufacturers leverage the national laboratories' high performance computing capabilities.
February 1, 2018


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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Manufacturing Day 2017: Open Doors, Open Minds
One of the most basic components of human nature is curiosity about the world around us – specifically the desire to understand how things are made...
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SkyNano Technologies: Breaking Through Nanotube Manufacturing Barriers with New Innovations
Anna Douglas, CEO of SkyNano Technologies, is a Ph.D. student in interdisciplinary material science at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
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What is Additive Manufacturing?
Additive manufacturing allows researchers to create physical, three-dimensional objects directly from a computer design file.
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Manufacturing Day – Celebrating Innovation in Manufacturing
As communities across the country celebrate Manufacturing Day today, it is an opportunity to recognize the role of industry and researchers.
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EERE Success Story—Taking Aluminum Alloys to New Heights
Even well-established industries have room for innovation.
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4 Things to Look Forward to at the World Energy Engineering Congress
The value of attending the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Atlanta, GA from September 27-29, is clear -
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Information Resources
Resources openly available from AMO help manufacturers improve energy efficiency and energy productivity.

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High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Informational Webinar
February 20, 2018 12:00PM to 3:00PM PST
The High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program, which is supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE
RAPID Manufacturing Institute Process Intensification Webinar Series
February 28, 2018 11:00AM to 12:00PM EST
AMO’s Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute is hosting a 10-part, webinar series to explore one of t
IDEA’s CampusEnergy2018
March 5, 2018 9:00AM EST to March 9, 2018 5:00PM EST
The Advanced Manufacturing Office is co-sponsoring the International District Energy Association (IDEA) CampusEnergy2018 conference from March 5-9, 20
2018 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
March 13, 2018 9:00AM EDT to March 15, 2018 5:00PM EDT
he U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will host its ninth annual Energy Innovation Summit...
Better Plants Technology Days
April 24, 2018 9:00PM MDT to April 25, 2018 5:00PM MDT
The Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Better Plants Program is hosting a Technology Day from April 24-25, 2018, at the National Renewable Energy Lab...
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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