Obama Launches Manufacturing Partnership from CMU
President Barack Obama launched the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) from Carnegie Mellon University on June 24, 2011. The AMP is a national effort that brings together industry, universities and government to invest in emerging technologies, create sustainable new businesses and enhance U.S. competitiveness. AMP is made up of what the President called some of the "most advanced engineering universities, like Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Tech, Stanford, Berkeley, Michigan and innovative manufacturers, from Johnson & Johnson to Honeywell, Stryker to Allegheny Technologies."
Carnegie Mellon was privileged to serve as the venue for this milestone announcement, which highlights investment in fields such as information technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology, all areas of strategic focus in the College of Engineering.
Read more about President Obama's visit to CMU.
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