(The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals) is one of 14 Manufacturing USA institutes. It is sponsored by NIST (up to $70m for 5 years) but is co-sponsored by industry and states (~ $140m envisioned).
A Technical Needs Survey of industry, government agencies, and academia revealed interest in the following categories:
Process development/intensification/platform development
AMERICAN INNOVATION AT WORK
The NIIMBL mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing workforce, fundamentally advancing U.S. competitiveness in this industry.