We couldn’t have chosen a better time to spotlight R&D and innovation in Manufacturing! According to the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, manufacturing now represents 60% of all U.S. R&D employees and 75% of U.S. private sector R&D. And digital innovation is spurring the fastest growth in Manufacturing in over a decade.
For a full report on the outlook for innovation in American manufacturing, check out the White House’s Making in America: U.S. Manufacturing Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
We covered many of these trends in our Innovators Spotlight webcast featuring President Obama’s new Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, a consortium of the best minds in academia, high tech and government, brought together to develop digital innovations that will resurrect American manufacturing.
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