Manufacturing USA Rapid Response to COVID-19 Report Now Available
Nine institutes in the Manufacturing USA network worked with 91+ partners across 24 states and Puerto Rico to develop the report.
March 25, 2021
This newly released special report from Manufacturing USA highlights how nine institutes in the Manufacturing USA network worked with 91+ partners across 24 states and Puerto Rico on 36 manufacturing innovation projects to combat COVID-19.
The institutes convened members from industry, academia and government to enable a rapid response to the developing needs across America. The $73M in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds from the Department of Commerce and Department of Defense propelled these public-private partnerships to quickly execute dozens of technology development and education and workforce development projects.
Manufacturing Innovations to Combat COVID-19
Project teams leveraged advanced manufacturing to address:
- domestic personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies;
- enhanced production of vaccines and treatments;
- rapid testing; and
- workforce training.
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