American Machinist

Opening the gate to advanced manufacturing. (Technology Trends).

By teaming up, six federal agencies hope to improve the exchange of manufacturing information among themselves, as well as U.S. industry. The goals of the collaboration are to leverage information about technical programs; share resources; and advance manufacturing to an interagency, national level.

The Government Agencies Technology Exchange in Manufacturing (GATE-M) will address manufacturing R&D across the federal government. Agencies involved include the departments of Commerce (represented by the National Institute of Standards and Technology), Defense, and Energy (represented by the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy); the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and the National Science Foundation. …

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