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In this erudite lecture, engineer Krystyn Van Vliet outlines the challenges facing manufacturing innovation and explains why public-private partnerships are crucial for overcoming those hurdles. getAbstract recommends Van Vliet’s prescriptions to leaders of manufacturing and government interested in collaborating to boost their economies.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How the production paradigm is changing,
  • Why developing advanced manufacturing technologies is a long road wrought with challenges and
  • How public-private partnerships can support the development of new manufacturing technologies.

About the Speaker

Krystyn Van Vliet is a professor of materials science and engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



The “world of production” is swiftly shifting. Today’s production model entails manufacturing tailored, more “digitally integrated” items quickly and in a more distributed way, which gives rise to several challenges and opportunities. ...

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