AMARII Announces Call for Advanced Manufacturing Projects

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Advanced Manufacturing and Applied Research Innovation Institute is soliciting ideas for the fiscal year 2025 funding cycle for advanced manufacturing projects.

Project ideas can encompass manufacturing, machining, process improvement, automation, supply chain enhancement, energy and energy efficiency, technology enhancement, cost reduction and other improvements.

Priority consideration will be given to ideas that demonstrate the ability to advance manufacturing technologies, promote job growth and retention and strengthen economic competitiveness.

Projects will be assessed to determine if AMARII can identify potential funding sources such as the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security and Office of Economic Adjustment, as well as state, regional and local funding.

AMARII has been successful in obtaining funding for several companies, universities and nonprofit entities in northeastern Ohio, having secured more than $100 million in funding in recent budget cycles, according to a news release.

Project ideas must be submitted HERE by Nov. 30. Questions about the program can be emailed through the “Contact Us” page on the website.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.