Our Mission

  • Knowledge Creation & Knowledge Transfer
    • Knowledge creation is made possible by conducting and sharing relevant basic research with stakeholders and policy makers and creating a shared scientific basis for a joint resolution of complex materials and manufacturing issues.
    • Knowledge transfer is made possible through training the next generation of engineers/scientists as future leaders and coordinating professional development opportunities for industry professionals
  • Industry Engagement
    • Technical and expert assistance in new product development to bring about new opportunities for the industry,
    • Technology transfer and assistance with commercialization through incubation of new products,
    • Be the “go-to” information resource for communications and research, development and education tools, and Coordinating professional development opportunities.
    • Diagnostic and testing and pilot production services by creating testbeds and make these available at reasonable fees,
    • Forecasting technology and market need through market intelligence to foster new opportunities for stakeholders.