University Partners

Our partners in this endeavor include the nation’s leading minority-serving institutions, including Florida International University, Florida State University (FSU-FAMU College of Engineering), University of Central Florida, and the University of Florida.

ASTRO and university partners will thus explore how best to expedite qualification of suppliers for industrial production.

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Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering

Leading U.S. corporations have signed letters of intent outlining their specific commitment to help deploy AM Forward Florida

AM Forward Florida’s sponsor-companies include Boeing, GE Aviation, Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Technologies, and Siemens Energy.  Each will play an important role in AMF Florida, informing requirements and future demand for production technology and materials.

We will leverage direct engagement of the leading aerospace and energy companies listed below.

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The AM Forward Compact is being managed by the Applied Science and Technology Research Organization of America (ASTRO America).

For more information on ASTRO America, visit