3-Amino-2,2-dimethylpropionamide is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C6H14N2O. It is an amide derivative with an amino group (-NH2) and two methyl groups attached to the carbon atom adjacent to the carbonyl group.

This compound can be synthesized by reacting 3-aminopropanoic acid (beta-alanine) with acetone. It is commonly used in organic synthesis as a building block for the preparation of various pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals.

Additionally, 3-amino-2,2-dimethylpropionamide may find applications as a chemical intermediate in the production of polymers, resins, and other industrial materials. Its structure and reactivity make it useful in the synthesis of complex organic molecules and in medicinal chemistry for the development of new drugs.