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Build4Scale Workshop

February 21, 2019: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

FuzeHub and its partners from across the state have been selected by the Department of Energy to deliver Build4Scale™ manufacturing fundamentals training to energy technology innovators and assisting with forging partnerships with domestic manufacturers.

Build4Scale™ is a curriculum designed to lead you through design for manufacturability and lean product design concepts utilizing a structured methodology for evaluating your Bill of Materials (BOM), Bill of Process (BOP) and defining your potential failure modes and much more.


08:15am-09:00am | Breakfast and Networking

09:00am-09:15am | Agenda and Program Overview
09:15am-09:30am | FuzeHub and Partner Overview
09:30am-09:45am | Participant Introductions

09:45am-10:30am | Designing Your Product for X including workshop exercise
10:30am-10:45am | Break
10:45am-11:30am | Developing a Strategic Bill of Materials (BOM) including workshop exercise
11:30am-12:30pm | Developing a Strategic Bill of Process (BOP) including workshop exercise
12:30pm-01:00pm | Lunch: Program Partner Introductions
01:00pm-02:00pm | Leaning Your Product Design exercise 
02:00pm-02:30pm | Moving from Proof of Concept to Alpha/Beta Prototypes to Production

02:30pm-3:30pm | Next Generation Product Design Planning: Manufacturing Risk Assessment Exercise using Design for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
03:30pm-04:00pm | Participant needs and challenges sharing session
04:00pm-5:00pm | Networking and reception to be held at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity




February 21, 2019
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Desmond Hotel & Conference Center
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211 United States
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