Driving American Manufacturing Technology Into The Future

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WHO WE ARE

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

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WHAT WE DO

Technology Development

LIFT helps organizations move emerging technologies from advanced concepts to commercialization so they can be adopted by industry and the warfighter faster.

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Talent Development

The shift to smarter manufacturing requires smarter talent development strategies and solutions to prepare the workforce for the infusion of these technologies.

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Who we work with

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.

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How we work

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.

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Join Us to Build the Future of Manufacturing in the United States in Support of our Economy and National Security

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