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Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition Competitive Award

SMI Case Study: Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition Competitive Award

SMI provided agency intelligence and federal marketing support to the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition to secure a Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Energy Manufacturing Contract (Innovative Manufacturing Initiative solicitation).

SMI provided planning support and insight on DOE priorities and prepositioned our university clients for success with briefings and presentations to manufacturing policy leaders at DOE in advance of solicitation. 

Once the solicitation was released, SMI supported the proposal-writing effort with ample lead time from due date to accommodate red team reviews of both concept paper and full proposal.

SMI conducted fact finding and analysis after full proposal was down-selected for potential award (40 out of 1,000+ applications).

Facilitated agency briefings and interagency workshop to maintain visibility and address proposal questions/deficiencies.

The Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition was awarded $7.8 million.

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