311 Deploying $80M to Accelerate the U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance (People & Robots) w/ Jay Douglass
Jay is COO of The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM). ARM is an independent non-profit that won an $80 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to become the leading catalyst of robotics innovation and expertise to accelerate growth in US-based manufacturing and the high value careers the support.
It is also supported by an additional $173 million in commitments from more than 100 members and partners in industry, academia, technology, government and economic development groups.
We discuss how ARM is deploying its capital, the challenges associated with bringing more manufacturing jobs back to America, and the limitations of modern robotics technologies.
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If you liked this interview, check out episode 297 with Jorgen Pedersen where we discuss robots taking human jobs and episode 304 with Neil Ashbaugh about training the next generation of manufacturing workers.
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