Driving American Manufacturing Technology Into The Future
Where Technology and Talent Matter
LIFT is the national manufacturing innovation institute driving American industry into the future through technology and talent development.
Building our nation’s economy
Enhancing national security
LIFT helps organizations move emerging technologies from advanced concepts to commercialization so they can be adopted by industry and the warfighter faster.
The shift to smarter manufacturing requires smarter talent development strategies and solutions to prepare the workforce for the infusion of these technologies.
Connecting Government, Industry and Academia
LIFT is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public-private partnership between the Department of Defense, industry and academia connecting materials, processes and systems to support our national and economic security.
LIFT Smarter Manufacturing Ecosystem
The LIFT advantage resides in our national ecosystem and world-class facilities. We convene the brightest minds at the highest levels of government, industry and academia to connect organizations and drive technologies forward. We also are developing talent here in the LIFT Learning Lab, but virtually across the country. That combination is showcasing what the future manufacturing will look like.
Join Us to Build the Future of Manufacturing in the United States in Support of our Economy and National Security