Office of Technology Evaluation (OTE),

Industrial Base Partnerships and Assistance Programs:


The NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP):

MEP works with small and mid-sized U.S. manufacturers to help them create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money. The nationwide network provides a variety of services, from innovation strategies to process improvements to green manufacturing. MEP also works with partners at the state and federal levels on programs that put manufacturers in position to develop new customers, expand into new markets and create new products. To learn more about the MEP in your state visit:

Available Assistance Programs:

Working with interagency partners, OTE developed information packages for these areas:

Other Opportunities for Industrial Base Partnerships:

For more information on industrial base partnership opportunities please contact:

Brad Botwin,
Director, Industrial Studies, OTE
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