The is an excerpt from the Digital Manufacturing Report article on NDEMC. You may read the full-length feature by clicking on the link above.
By John Kirkley
What a difference a year makes.
In October 2011, we reported that the Council on Competitiveness was about to receive a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration for the creation of a public-private partnership known as the National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium (NDEMC).
Well, as promised, the grant arrived, joining $2.5 million in matching funds from General Electric, John Deere, Lockheed Martin, Procter & Gamble, Purdue University, and the Ohio Board of Regents.