Industrial Design and Advanced Manufacturing Asset Sharing

Network Development Network Development Design Readiness Assessment Innovation Pipeline Skills Development Asset Sharing

Rhode Island has significant assets in both industrial design and advanced manufacturing.

STEAM ENGINE USA will build an online network and marketplace to connect these assets. From available equipment at higher education institutions to manufacturers with excess capacity, we are designing a system that will serve regional needs but also attract interest from across the nation.

asset sharing

In developing this asset tool, we will be looking for gaps in the manufacturing ecosystem, such as the availability of product testing and validation services.

These gaps will provide potential market opportunities for private or public partners. By thinking local with the ability to scale national, STEAM ENGINE USA will find sustainability and growth opportunities for the manufacturers and service organizations in the state.

Pilot Overview

Stimulating new product development, business diversification, and skills training for defense industry-related manufacturers.

Pilot Overview

Stimulating new product development, business diversification, and skills training for defense industry-related manufacturers.

Innovation Pipeline

Accelerating technology adoption and awareness of IP assets in the defense industry.

Innovation Pipeline

Accelerating technology adoption and awareness of IP assets in the defense industry.

Network Development

Fortifying a network of people, talent and partnership in and around Rhode Island

Network Development

Fortifying a network of people, talent and partnership in and around Rhode Island

Workforce & Skills Development

Mapping curriculum and skills training assets and filling the gaps to meet the next generation of manufacturing excellence.

Workforce & Skills Development

Mapping curriculum and skills training assets and filling the gaps to meet the next generation of manufacturing excellence.

Design Readiness Assessment

Taking the pulse of individual manufacturers and delivering recommendations for business growth and expansion.

Design Readiness Assessment

Taking the pulse of individual manufacturers and delivering recommendations for business growth and expansion.

Asset Sharing

A centralized online marketplace of the many assets in the regional manufacturing ecosystem.

Asset Sharing

A centralized online marketplace of the many assets in the regional manufacturing ecosystem.

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