CESMII May 2020 Newsletter: RFP2-Wave 4 Submission Deadline Extended!
May 2020 Newsletter
LATEST NEWS FROM CESMII
CESMII Releases Requests for Proposals
– RFP-2, Waves 3 & 4
CESMII recently announced two (2) Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for institute roadmap projects. These RFPs are the final two waves of CESMII’s second round of project requests (RFP2) launched in mid-2019.
A total of $3.5 in Federal funding is being made available through these RFPs. Wave 3 is making approximately $1 million available for approximately 8 new projects, and Wave 4 is making $2.5 million available for up to 25 projects. The areas of interest for these RFP waves will focus on:
improving the core capabilities and addressing gaps in the CESMII Smart Manufacturing Innovation Platform (Wave 3); and,
launching a new category of projects, called Innovation Projects, to create solutions to manufacturing problems through the use of CESMII technologies (Wave 4).
The submission deadline for
RFP2 – Wave 4 proposals has been extended to June 22, 2020
by 11:59pm PDT.
This extension pertains to RFP2 – Wave 4 submissions ONLY. RFP2 – Wave 3 project timelines are unchanged.
See the CESMII website for all RFP2 – Wave 3 and Wave 4 information and documentation.
CTO Haresh Malkani joins Internet of Business for their IoB 8×8 Series, sharing why he believes subject matter expertise is one of the most under-valued aspects in Smart Manufacturing today, how analytics vendors and tools are not silver bullets alone, and his advice on how to steer through the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s a must-read – check it out here !
WEBCAST SERIES: 6 DEGREES OF SMART MANUFACTURING
Our webcast series continues with 2 new episodes in June.
“Engineering Programs for Cross-Discipline Manufacturing Innovation”
– Ragu Athinarayanan, PhD., Professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Did you know that CESMII has over 20 recorded sessions of our webcast available online? They include discussions with industry and thought leaders on topics ranging from the definition and value of Smart Manufacturing to practical insights on Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics.
Visit our ‘6 Degrees of Smart Manufacturing’ page to watch recordings of all our webcasts – plus get new “Bonus Reel” footage for more content!
CESMII MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS AND OFFERS
CESMII Designates Atollogy as a Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center (SMIC) Satellite
CESMII recently introduced Atollogy, Inc . as a Satellite to the UCLA SMIC in CESMII’s national Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center (SMIC) program. Atollogy leverages their Industrial Vision Platform to create digital twins in a wide variety of industrial and manufacturing environments and provide their customers with real-time and trend analytics to improve operational efficiency, safety and speed for smarter, more efficient manufacturing operations.
CESMII ecosystem partner, Premier System Integrators , offers this “ Executive’s Guide to the Need for a Smart Manufacturing Platform ” to help business leaders understand the value of leveraging modern IT/OT technologies to address the changing global marketplace. Enjoy!
Acknowledgement: This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) under the Advanced Manufacturing Office Award Number DE-EE0007613.
Disclaimer: This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Niether the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness