S.2134 - Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act of 2005

A bill to strengthen existing programs to assist manufacturing innovation and education, to expand outreach programs for small and medium-sized manufacturers, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to strengthen existing programs to assist manufacturing innovation and education, to expand outreach programs for small and medium-sized manufacturers, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act of 2005 - Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to establish a manufacturing research pilot grants program to make awards to partnerships

Official Summary

Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act of 2005 - Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to establish a manufacturing research pilot grants program to make awards to partnerships consisting of at least one industry and one nonindustry partner to foster cost-shared collaborations among firms, educational and research institutions, state agencies, and nonprofit organizations in the development of innovative, multidisciplinary manufacturing technologies. Requires the Director to establish:
(1) a manufacturing fellowship program for studies and research activities relating to manufacturing sciences; and
(2) a program of competitive grants to manufacturing centers to develop projects to solve new or emerging manufacturing problems. Authorizes appropriations for:
(1) manufacturing support programs;
(2) the collaborative manufacturing research pilot grants program;
(3) technical workforce education and development;
(4) scientific and technical research and services;
(5) the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program; and
(6) the advanced technology program. Requires the Director to carry out a Standards Education program to award grants to institutions of higher education to develop curricula on the role of standards in the fields of engineering, business, science, and economics.

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