Driving American Advanced Manufacturing Into the Future Through Technology

and Talent Development

LIFT is an accelerator connecting advanced materials, manufacturing processes, systems engineering and talent development enhancing America’s manufacturing competitiveness, national economy and security.

Upcoming Event

June 25, 2024 – June 27, 2024

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July 9, 2024 – July 11, 2024

Upcoming Event

July 29, 2024 – August 1, 2024

A Decade of Driving American Advanced Manufacturing Into the Future

2024 celebrates a decade of LIFT achieving many technological and educational milestones, by connecting advanced materials, manufacturing processes, systems engineering and talent in support of our national security and national defense. Discover our journey by viewing our timeline and the see the impact we, and our ecosystem, have made.

How LIFT Works

LIFT accelerates the adoption of new advanced manufacturing techniques and educational tools for industry and the Department of Defense by connecting industry, academia and government.

LIFT, and its ecosystem, designs, builds and tests, innovative materials, manufacturing processes and curriculum, moving the U.S. industrial base into the future.

The LIFT Ecosystem

LIFT is a membership-based ecosystem committed to shaping the future of American advanced manufacturing.

From global companies and top national academic and research institutions to small & medium-sized manufacturers and start-up organizations, our members work in concert to position the United States as the global leader in advanced manufacturing.

The LIFT Advantage

The LIFT Advantage

As a public-private partnership, LIFT harnesses the power of American industry, academia, and government to collaborate, accelerate, innovate and educate.