NNMI Timeline

National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) Timeline

  • In his 2013 and 2014 State of the Union Addresses, the President called for the creation of a Nationwide Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) to scale up advanced manufacturing technologies and processes.
  • He asked Congress to authorize investment—to be matched by private and non-federal funds to create an initial network of up to 15 institutes.
  • On December 16, 2014, the President signed the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act into law.