On October 27, 2014, the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership report, Accelerating U.S. Advanced Manufacturing, was released. The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) Steering Committee, working within the framework of PCAST and co-chaired by Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and Rafael Reif of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, built on the work of the 2012 AMP to harness the efforts of manufacturers, educators, labor, and the public to catalyze advanced manufacturing in the United States.
On January 15, AMNPO released the initial framework for the National NNMI Preliminary Design Document. The Federal investment in the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) serves to create an effective manufacturing research infrastructure for U.S. industry and academia to solve industry-relevant problems.
On July 17, 2012, the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee, working within the framework of PCAST and co-chaired by Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and Susan Hockfield of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, outlined recommendations for spurring investment and positioning the U.S. for long-term leadership in advanced manufacturing.