America Makes

America Makes, managed and operated by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), focuses on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Their roadmap for additive manufacturing technology has identified five technical focus areas: (1) Design; (2) Process; (3) Material; (4) Value Chain; (5) AM Genome. America Makes hosts a number of projects that have upcoming Request for Proposal deadlines. For more information on membership, please visit