Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification

Photo by: David Dixon, https://www.wpafb.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2001779270/

Photo by: David Dixon, https://www.wpafb.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2001779270/

October 25, 2018 | Source: America Makes, americamakes.us

America Makes proudly announces its next Directed Project Opportunity made available today to its members for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development (R&D) projects for Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification (ATRQ), funded by the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy Office (OSD/MIBP) through the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The ATRQ Directed Project Opportunity seeks to promote and accelerate the development and deployment of innovative, cost effective, energy-efficient AM technologies with the objective of meeting defense and/or commercial needs.

Driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), America Makes and OSD/AFRL are targeting to make available approximately $3.9M to fund multiple awards with at least $1.95M in matching funds from the awarded project teams for total funding worth roughly $5.9M.

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