The University of Texas at El Paso
Coalition Lead Applicant: The University of Texas at El Paso
Project Title: Reclaiming Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Dominance through Frontier Technologies
Region (applicant-defined): West Texas region (El Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Brewster and Presidio counties)
Cluster Sector(s): Aerospace and Defense; Advanced Manufacturing
The West Texas Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Coalition, led by the University of Texas at El Paso, aims to bridge the gap in America's aerospace and defense manufacturing capabilities by developing the El Paso Makes Advanced District and West Texas Advanced Technology Corridor. The coalition proposes investments that would reinvent West Texas's historical roots in manufacturing and help close America's gap in aerospace and defense manufacturing capabilities.