GENEDGE ALLIANCE is Virginia’s best public resource to help manufacturing and industry innovate, compete, and grow. We deliver consulting-based expertise and technology transfer to over 200 companies each year. Our team helps clients expand, diversify, improve top & bottom-line results, create jobs and sustain employment. We are also part of the MEP National NetworkTM that is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing. Focused on helping small and medium-sized manufacturers generate business results and thrive in today’s technology-driven economy, the MEP National Network comprises the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP). The 51 MEP Centers are in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with over 1,400 trusted advisors & experts and hundreds of partnerships based at over 400 MEP service locations, providing any U.S. manufacturer, engineering or technology development company with access to resources they need to succeed.
Advanced Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 Solutions
GENEDGE ALLIANCE – the Virginia MEP center – is working in collaboration with over a dozen MEP centers that have formed the MEP Naval Shipbuilding Support Cluster. The MEP National NetworkTM accelerates research, development, prototyping, demonstration, qualification, adoption and integration of advanced manufacturing capabilities and capacities into the U.S. industrial base and supply chains. Our efforts help SYSCOMs, shipbuilding program offices, shipyards, primes and companies rapidly address labor gaps, supply chain resiliency, process constraints and quality assurance needs. Our collective mission supports the development of robust manufacturing innovation ecosystems across the United States.