Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Re-manufacturing, Robotics

Their work could spring from the minds of sci-fi writers Octavia Butler or Isaac Asimov, but everything done at R&D institutes focused on electronics engineering is real.

The smattering of innovate R&D institutes EE Times surveyed this fall are compressing the two-year timeline of Moore’s Law to six months: they are lightweighting aircraft by...

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Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

The Pentagon’s research and engineering directorate is investigating manufacturing challenges that are affecting the defense industrial base and hindering its ability to deploy capabilities aligned with the technology areas that have been deemed most critical to ensuring national security in the years ahead.

Undersecretary of Defense for Research...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

NextFlex®, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, today announced the formation of a new Institute Node in Missouri aimed to increase the volume, pace and coordination of FHE development. The new Node joins two previously established Nodes in New York and Massachusetts, demonstrating the momentum in FHE adoption across...

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Additive Manufacturing, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing, STEM

In 2021, Smart Manufacturing started asking the leaders transforming manufacturing what effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on their business. Not only do the stories continue to amaze, we’re also seeing some of the trickle down effects of COVID-19 emerge in their answers.

Two respondents said reshoring—bringing manufacturing back to the...