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NASA Langley partners with Commonwealth to improve technology, innovation

4 December 2013

NASA and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Richmond, Va., have joined forces to advance technology and innovation.

The partnership makes the space agency the first government member of the applied research centre.

“This is an important day for CCAM as we welcome the nation´s space agency as a key player in helping to lead research and development in aerospace, space exploration, satellite systems, consumer products and other industries,” said Armand F. Lauzon, Jr., chairman of the CCAM board.

As a government member NASA will bring access to unique government facilities and programs and provide liaisons to CCAM´s industrial operations board and technical advisory council. NASA scientists will conduct research and development at CCAM and NASA Langley as collaborative work between NASA, CCAM, industry partners, the University of Virginia, Virginia State University, and Virginia Tech.

CCAM is an applied research centre that provides production-ready advanced manufacturing solutions to member companies across the globe. CCAM is located in a state-of-the-art research facility in Prince George County, Virginia. For more information, visit


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