Apprentice Power combines human capital, venture philanthropy and place-based impact investing innovations. The goal is to align and broaden the socioeconomic value propositions of STEM and entrepreneurship education, workforce apprenticeships and the advanced manufacturing and cyber security industries.The objectives are to increase and diversify the human capital endowment of the United States and help protect the nation's 16 critical infrastructure sectors. The process will enhance the position of 3D printing and cyber security as central contributors to the creation of a more holistic continuum of education, workforce, small business and economic development.
Apprentice Power is leveraging apprenticeship and STEM education grants and transforming them into impact investments in human capital development. The process is designed to produce pipelines of highly-qualified STEM job candidates and workforces of essential and supportive talent across all high-growth industries. Apprentice Power is currently focused on the creation of a cyber-secure and sustainable ecosystem for 3D printing, robotics, technology transfer, licensing and commercialization.
Apprentice Power supports economic development through the advancement of jobs creation, small business development, creative placemaking and sustainable development in cyber-secure environments. The process enhances business attraction, retention and expansion, sparks new facilities construction and stimulates foreign direct investment.