Category Archives: Roadmap Development Training

Sarah Lichtner

Manufacturing is at the center of all of the products we use every day and is the foundation of a strong U.S. economy. That’s why the interagency Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO), headquartered in the National Institute of Standards and

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Changwon Suh

The recent launch of the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (the Institute) by the Obama administration is a good example of how industry is integrating virtual processes (e.g., information technology) with physical processes. This approach—or synthetic systems view—is becoming more

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Ross Brindle

At the Society of Automotive Engineers’ 2014 World Congress & Exhibition, the American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division released an updated roadmap that will help automakers and their suppliers dramatically enhance fuel efficiency in vehicles through the adoption of plastics and polymer

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Ross Brindle

The term technology roadmapping has gained widespread use in industry, government, and academia. The term originated with Motorola in the 1980s and focused on technologies for product development. In the 1990s, technology roadmapping began to be applied to industry-wide R&D

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Nexight Group

On April 5, Ross Brindle, Executive Vice President at Nexight, led a full-day training course on energy technology roadmapping as part of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy Training Week. Held at IEA’s headquarters in Paris, Energy Training Week offered

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Nexight Group

Responding to growing and urgent concerns about the consequences of climate change, many countries have begun the shift to more sustainable forms of energy. However, integrating new energy sources requires extensive time and resources. At a time when the global

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