Argonne, mHUB sign agreement to advance high-tech manufacturing in Chicago

A powerful new partnership will boost the Chicago-area innovation ecosystem while providing a new model for manufacturing for high-tech start-ups.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with mHUB, a Chicago-based innovation center dedicated to physical product development and manufacturing.

The MOU will provide scientists at Argonne, including the entrepreneurs in Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) program, access to mHUB’s expertise and resources in manufacturing and business modeling. ​“This is really a joint approach, where Argonne is the high-tech expert in the innovation ecosystem while mHUB is the expert in prototyping and business development,” said John Carlisle, director of CRI.

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