Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

It’s been an extremely busy year, and the Executive Director, Malcolm Thompson wants to take this opportunity to thank you for your membership and for your support throughout 2022. We look forward to returning fully to in-person events in 2023, starting with a workshop entitled, “Applications of Hybrid Electronics for Advanced Packaging” on January...

Highlighting Manufacturing Innovation, Collaboration, and Education

This report highlights the manufacturing technology and workforce development innovations underway at the Manufacturing USA institutes which are delivering value for manufacturers and the American public.

Institutes work with members from the manufacturing industry, academia...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics

On Friday, October 7, NextFlex welcomed two engineering classes from Independence High School in San Jose to learn about flexible and additively manufactured electronics and to talk with NextFlex engineers about education pathways that lead to challenging careers in manufacturing. The students toured the Technology Hub and were able to get hands-on...

External News

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...

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...

Our Network @ Work

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Additive Manufacturing, Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Cybersecurity, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Lightweight Materials, Materials, Modular Chemical Processing, Recycling, Sustainability, Sustainable Manufacturing

Industry is among the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the U.S., producing an estimated 24 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to the EPA. While great progress has been made – greenhouse gas emissions from industry, including electricity generation, have declined by 22 percent since 1990 – in many cases, alternative production...