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Training the Future Manufacturing Workforce with Online Learning

| AFFOA
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way manufacturers recruit, train and develop their workforce. Long term, this shift will work in manufacturers' favor as online learning is also key to developing... Read More
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Breathing Freely While Fighting Fires

| LIFT
Traditional air packs that firefighters wear provide oxygen for about 45 minutes. The tanks are bulky and heavy and restrict movement in or access to confined spaces. By giving firefighters a... Read More
Lifeline Firehose
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Monitoring the Well-Being of Athletes and Warfighters

| NextFlex
Smart mouth guards can detect the threat of physical exhaustion and dehydration in athletes and warfighters, thanks to emerging flexible hybrid electronics technology. The flexible, plastic mouth... Read More
Smart Mouthguard
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3D-Printed, Self-Driving Vehicles Built in a Micro Factory

| IACMI
A process for the viable commercial production of 3D printed cars has arrived. Local Motors created Olli, the first 3D-printed low-speed driverless minibus, in 2016. To date, Olli vehicles have been... Read More
Local Motors Olli
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Fabrics That Have a Healing Touch

| AFFOA
An entirely new category of wearable technology, HealthWear, is on retail shelves near you. It includes products such as wool socks that relieve pain and prevent shin splints, and spandex elbow... Read More
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Lab-Grown Ligaments That Restore Normal Human Biomechanics

| BioFabUSA
A torn or damaged anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee is a serious injury suffered across many sports and physical activities. Many surgical repairs for tears of the ACL use a tendon — most... Read More
Lab Grown Ligaments
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Rapid Charging EV Stations That Work in Small Spaces

| PowerAmerica
Imagine an electric vehicle charging experience that is just as accessible and convenient as gas fueling. It’s almost here. Researchers have used silicon carbide (SiC) technology to produce rapid... Read More
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Industrial Internet Consortium and CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute Form Strategic Partnership

| CESMII
The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™) and CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute have agreed to a liaison to accelerate the development, adoption, and monetization of Industrial IoT (IIoT)... Read More
CESMII Smart Manufacturing
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Chip on a Card Would Detect COVID-19 Antibodies in a Minute

| AIM Photonics
Researchers in Rochester are developing an optical chip on a disposable card that can detect exposure to multiple viruses within a minute—including the coronavirus that causes COVID-19—from a single... Read More
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FlexFactor® Debuts in South Carolina

| NextFlex
In partnership with NextFlex and Boeing, Midlands Technical College recently implemented a pilot of the FlexFactor program at Westwood High School in Columbia. FlexFactor, the flagship education... Read More
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Call To Action: in Need of Subject Matter Experts Interested in Determining Temp Terminology

| BioFabUSA
One area that you’ve probably heard discussed repeatedly at ARMI summits is the value of standards. The development of standards is a foundational framework necessary to support the innovative growth... Read More
ARMI BioFab and FDA
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MxD Awarded Funding to Identify Benefits and Barriers to Adoption of Smart Manufacturing Technology in Medical Product Manufacturing

| MxD
MxD has been awarded funding from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats (OCET) to identify the unique barriers and advantages of digital transformation... Read More
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Project Highlight: Robotic Assembly of Garments

| ARM
Despite being universally adopted throughout traditional manufacturing, industrial robots have failed to find a place in garment sewing applications due to the robots’ difficulties in handling limp... Read More
ARM Robotic Garment Assembly
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Erica Graham an AIM Photonics Journey

| AIM Photonics
AIM Photonics, the Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Institute, heads into its fifth year, with a number of notable accomplishments and technological... Read More
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