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Biomanufacturing

This past January, the umpteenth version of the Segway Personal Transporter whisked attendees around in its white, egg-shaped seat at CES, the huge annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. Called the Segway S-Pod, it drew comparisons to the hover-chairs in Wall-E that shuttled around people so out of shape and blob-like, they’d forgotten how...

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Fabrics

It’s been almost two years since we wrote about the work that Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) is doing to develop functional fiber computing solutions that will likely be the basis for moving us into Industry 5.0. Seems like we don’t even have Industry 4.0 under our belts, but technology does move fast these days! We spoke with the...

Digital Manufacturing

Karen Panetta is confident she knows why there aren’t more women in manufacturing. The issue is confidence, both for the women themselves and for the companies looking to fill a massive skills gap in the industry.

Panetta is founder of the international Nerd Girls program, an IEEE fellow and dean of Graduate Engineering at Tufts University in...

Biopharmaceutical

The last decade in biopharmaceutical manufacturing has brought a considerable amount of change to how drugs are developed and manufactured. Advances in science and technology have resulted in more diversified pipelines with increasingly complex molecules. Seeking faster ways to bring novel drugs to market while meeting stringent product quality...