Cover of the 2022-2023 NIIMBL annual report

This Annual Report covers accomplishments and activities from March 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to present our 2022-2023 Annual Report. Through projects, NIIMBL-led Programs, and talent initiatives, our community continues to seize opportunities to drive innovations that will enhance patient access to medicines...

Space Manufacturing

Space Manufacturing Technology Report Submitted to The National Space Council on December 20, 2023.

Prepared by: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Department of Defense Department of Commerce

Executive Summary:

On September 9, 2022, Vice President Kamala Harris convened the Biden-Harris Administration’s second National Space...

Building the Bioworkforce of the Future
Bioengineering, Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Synthetic Biology, Workforce

In September 2022, President Biden signed Executive Order (E.O.) 14081 on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation for a Sustainable, Safe, and Secure American Bioeconomy. The E.O. directs the United States Government to expand training and education opportunities for all Americans in biotechnology and biomanufacturing. Specifically...

Bioengineering, Biofabrication, Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, COVID-19, Synthetic Biology, Workforce

Advances in biotechnology over the past decade have led to an explosion of innovative new products that touch many aspects of American life, from novel RNA vaccines and cell-based medicines, to engineered meats and plants, to fuels and chemicals made from renewable resources, and much more. Science and engineering continue to unveil new ways of...

MFG USA Report to Congress 2021 Cover
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing, Reports

The Manufacturing USA® network continues to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing through public-private collaboration on technology, supply chain and workforce development. This work enhances the nation’s industrial competitiveness, economic growth, and national security.

In FY 2021, the Manufacturing USA network collaborated...


The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) issues Innovation of the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Talent Pipeline, a whitepaper addressing the innovation needs and concerns fueling the employment gap in the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry. The whitepaper proposes solutions that will directly assist...

2022 Manufacturing USA Highlights Report Cover

As domestic and international challenges continue to affect U.S. public health, the economy, and national security, the advanced manufacturing sector is responding. Innovative, resilient and sustainable manufacturing systems are transforming the U.S. to become stronger, smarter, greener, and more secure.

Manufacturing USA®, a national network of...

National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing

This 2022 National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing, developed by the Subcommittee on Advanced Manufacturing (SAM) following extensive public outreach, is based on a vision for United States leadership in advanced manufacturing that will grow the economy, create quality jobs, enhance environmental sustainability, address climate change...

1st Report on Implementation of the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan Cover

At the time of publication of this report, coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) has taken the lives of over 1 million Americans—and more than 6.4 million around the world—with many recovered patients living with long-term effects. As staggering as the losses of the last nearly 3 years have been, COVID-19 was a moderate pandemic, and as a result...

CHIPS Strategic Plan Cover
Manufacturing, Reports

This document describes the U.S. Department of Commerce’s implementation strategy for the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Fund, a $50 billion investment to catalyze long-term growth in the domestic semiconductor industry in support of our national and economic security.

The Department of Commerce (the...

NIIMBL Report 2021 - 2022 Cover
Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

This Annual Report covers NIIMBL’s accomplishments from March 1, 2021 to February 28, 2022.

The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing...

Adv TRL for MFG USA Institute projects

The Departments of Commerce, Defense (DOD), and Energy (DOE) have established a network of innovation institutes—known as Manufacturing USA institutes—to promote research, development, and commercialization of advanced manufacturing technologies. Manufacturing USA institutes reported making progress toward achieving their technology goals. Progress...

LIFT 2021 Industry Survey
Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute in the Manufacturing USA network, together with LIFT Platinum Members Siemens and Kearney as well as LIFT partner SME, today released the results of a survey of U.S. manufacturers gauging their preparedness and location on the journey toward a...

MFG USA Highlights report cover

This past year brought the country and our world unprecedented challenges, which now present opportunities to innovate and build a new path forward. Using lessons from this year, the manufacturing industry is poised to undergo a transformation.

Supporting this work are the institutes that are part of Manufacturing USA®, a national network of...

RAPID Fall 2021 Institute Report cover
Process Intensification

The RAPID Manufacturing Institute ® has released its Fall 2021 Institute Report. Currently in year five of operation, RAPID has built strong partnerships with its members to rethink how process development and manufacturing happen in the process industries. RAPID and its members continue to develop new PI-enabled and modular process operations that...