Resources for Manufacturers

MANUFACTURING SERVICESUofL's Kentucky MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center

The University of Louisville’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, supported by the Kentucky Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), helps minority-owned businesses leverage additive manufacturing technology to transform their products and operations. Our driving goal is to create an inclusive innovation ecosystem full-to-bursting with economic opportunity. 

The Advanced Manufacturing Center leverages the top-notch experts, facilities and equipment of UofL to provide 

The primary drivers of the Kentucky MBDA Advanced Manufacturing center are inclusive innovation, capacity building and job creation for the Kentucky’s minority-owned manufacturing businesses 

Through this program, UofL works with a strong coalition of government, non-profit, industry and community organizations. Together, we will help to identify, screen, promote and refer minority-owned businesses to specialized advanced manufacturing programs, including our regional NIST Manufacturing Extension Program (MEP), the Advantage Kentucky Alliance, and to provide technical and business development services.