The goal of TCAM is to become single greatest resource for the advance manufacturing industry in North TX by leveraging the combined talents of SMU, UNT, UTA, and UTD.

Areas of expertise at each institution can be found below

DFW has more manufacturing activity than any other metropolitan area in the state, employing more than a quarter of a million Texans and playing a vital role in boosting the region’s economy.
The role of TCAM is to bridge the gap between industry and university research by creating:
  • Clear communication pathways between industry needs and university capabilities.
  • A straightforward means for contracting work from universities.
  • Collaborative partnerships between industry and university engineers in: -Workforce Development -Educational Programs -Research & Development