This Advanced Manufacturing Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) profiles advancements in robots, 3D printing, exoskeletons, and digital solutions for industrial purposes. Innovations include automated order fulfillment for E-commerce, large area thermoset additive manufacturing, robot vacuum cleaner, hovering autonomous underwater vehicle, exoskeleton for operator physical assistance systems, autonomous robotic solution for the agriculture industry and digitally connected post-processing machine.
The Advanced Manufacturing Technology TOE covers global innovations and developments related to manufacturing and industrial automation on a weekly basis. Innovations are focused toward improving product traceability, energy efficiency and reducing environmental footprints, integrating product design and manufacturing aspects for reducing time-to-market. Research focus areas include rapid prototyping (additive manufacturing), lightweighting (multimaterial joining, plastics and metals manufacturing, carbon fiber-based composite manufacturing), smart robotics (agile robots, consumer robots, swarm robotics, cobots), monitoring and control (wireless control networks, human machine interface), and simulation and modeling (design and simulation software).
The Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (AMA) Cluster covers technologies that enable clean, lean and flexible manufacturing and industrial automation. Technologies such as three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) printing, wireless sensors and networks, information and communication technology, multimaterial joining, composites manufacturing, digital manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, lasers, advanced software, and printing techniques, are covered as part of this cluster. The technologies covered here impact a wide range of industries, such as the impact semiconductor, automotive and transportation, aerospace and defense, industrial, healthcare, logistics, and electronics industries.
Advances in Robot Vacuums, 3D Printing, Autonomous Vehicles, and Exoskeletons
- Robot Vacuum Cleaner
- Technology Center for Leveraging 3D Printing
- 3D Printing in the Energy Industry
- Partnership in Metal 3D Printing
- One-stop Solution for Collaborative Robots
- Automated Order Fulfilment for E-commerce
- Large Area Thermoset Additive Manufacturing
- Digitally Connected Post Processing Machine
- Hovering Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
- Remotely Operated Robotic Solution
- Exoskeleton for Operator Physical Assistance Systems
- Autonomous Robotic Solution for the Agriculture Industry
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