Endless Frontier Act to revitalize, transform Midwest industries | WisBusiness
U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher said a new bill he is pushing will not only revitalize industries, but transform them.The bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by the Green Bay Republican, calls for $100 billion to build resources in advancing science and technology research and development nationwide.
“The more we can lead in advanced manufacturing in different sectors and integrate technology to be able to customize products, to be able to do the last mile assembly, to be able to do the type of precision manufacturing that other countries can’t,” he said.
Gallagher added the bill would require the Department of Commerce to coordinate manufacturing extension partnerships when designation regional technology hubs in order to keep different perspectives in mind. He also said that in Wisconsin, the dollars invested in UW-Madison, for example, would be seen also by the smaller universities, such as UW-Green Bay.