Driving American Advanced Manufacturing Into the Future Through Technology and Talent Development
LIFT is a nonprofit, public-private partnership between industry, academia and government which supports our nation’s economy and enhances its national security by accelerating innovative advanced manufacturing technology and talent development.
What is LIFT?
Watch our overview video to learn more about LIFT and how we are connecting industry, academia and government to Drive American Advanced Manufacturing Into the Future.
The LIFT Advantage
With experts in-house and an ecosystem across industries, LIFT is the trusted advisor for small and medium-sized manufacturers to help them transition toward the future.
LIFT helps organizations move emerging technologies from advanced concepts to commercialization so they can be adopted by industry and the warfighter faster.
Developing new venues, tools and teaching techniques, LIFT’s competency-based, technology-infused talent development program is redefining manufacturing education.
LIFT is a public-private-partnership between government, industry and academia, connecting needs, ideas and people. We connect organizations to move the needle and drive American manufacturing into the future.
With a national network of manufacturers and educators, together with leaders at the highest levels of the Department of Defense, government, and industry, LIFT convenes experts in advanced manufacturing.
LIFT’s partnerships across the federal government eliminate barriers of entry for your organization and ensure rapid and efficient contracting combined with expert program management.
Bringing the “art of the possible” to reality, the LIFT Future Manufacturing Technology Showcase and Sandbox is where American manufacturers can see the benefits of connecting materials, processes, systems and talent.
Meet Our Team
The LIFT team is made up of experienced, skilled, and passionate people across the entire manufacturing ecosystem.
We all share a unified goal of accelerating, strengthening, and securing American manufacturing.