Science Careers Blog

MySciNet: May 2012

Earlier this week, the Obama administration announced the creation of a new $26 million funding mechanism, the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge, that will fund approximately 12 projects designed to spur innovation-based manufacturing and leverage technology into new companies and jobs. Funding for the program comes from six federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration, the Small Business Administration, and the National Science Foundation (NSF).