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DOE-Backed National Institute Seeks ‘Smart’ Manufacturing R&D Projects


The Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) has earmarked $4 million for research and development of “smart” technologies that could be applied to real-world production settings and help address operational challenges. CESMII plans to issue R&D awards with a potential six-month performance period each to industry. 

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NIST Finds How to Utilize Blockchain to Secure Smart Manufacturing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has found a method to improve security for smart manufacturing systems with blockchain that provides tamper-proof transmission of data and traceability of information in the production process. NIST issued a report on Monday detailing how blockchain can help detect and deter potential digital threats in the manufacturing process.

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Interagency Working Group Analyzes Current State of Cyber Standards Devt for Internet of Things

An interagency group has released a draft report that examines the current state of the development and implementation of international cybersecurity standards for internet of things-based systems, components and services. The National Institute of Standards and Technology said the draft report by the international cybsersecurity standards working group describes five IoT technology …

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NIST: Industry Should Address Tech Demonstration Needs for $100B Annual Savings Goal

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has found that the U.S. industry should address needs for measurement science and technology demonstrations to boost growth in advanced manufacturing and save at least $100 billion per year. NIST said Thursday it funded separate economic studies on additive manufacturing; advanced robotics and automation; roll-to-roll manufacturing; and smart …

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