MAGNET Is Finalist for Build Back Better Regional Challenge Grant

Ohio is in the running for a share of $1 billion in federal funds marked for regional economies recovering from the pandemic. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, OMA Connections Partner MAGNET — Northeast Ohio’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) — has advanced to the second phase of the Biden administration’s “Build Back Better Regional Challenge.”


MAGNET says the funding would be used to “fortify supply chain resilience through the growth of smart manufacturing and advanced materials and a sharp eye toward equitable outcomes.” 12/14/2021