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Education, Flexbile Hybrid Electronics, STEM

NextFlex co-hosted the 4th bi-annual FlexFactor Finals: Silicon Valley in partnership with Evergreen Valley College. During the finals, teams of students who participated in FlexFactor during the Spring 2019 semester were chosen to advance to the final event, where they delivered streamlined versions of their original pitches.

Teams who...

Flexbile Hybrid Electronics

NextFlex, a Manufacturing USA institute, held its latest workshop entitled, “FHE for Defense Applications,” at Lockheed Martin’s Global Vision Center in Arlington, VA, June 12-13. Attended by 102 industry, academia, and government partners, the workshop focused on three strategic areas for the Department of Defense: Microelectronics Assembly and...

Design, Flexbile Hybrid Electronics

NextFlex®, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, today announced the formation of two Institute “Nodes” in New York and Massachusetts aimed to increase the volume, pace, and coordination of FHE development in their respective regions. The Nodes are designed to foster collaboration and benefit NextFlex members by...

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Fabrics, Flexbile Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Robotics

Governments worldwide are partnering with industry and academia to boost research into the field of printed and flexible electronics. For example, the European Union (EU) has put considerable financial resources into a host of projects. In the US, the most notable project is NextFlex, which is helping to advance manufacturing capabilities for...

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Flexbile Hybrid Electronics

Chances are, unless it's a super-hot day or you're just about to deliver a speech in front of hundreds of VIPs, you don't think much about your sweat. It's an inconvenience at best, an embarrassment at worse. But it's time to stop being sniffy about sweat: thanks to a new generation of sensor technologies, sweat is helping to unlock the secrets of...

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Flexbile Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

NextFlex, a Manufacturing USA institute focused on flexible hybrid electronics, hosted five high school interns for six weeks this summer in partnership with the Silicon Valley Organization’s Strive Internship program. Students came from a variety of schools across the San Jose Unified and East Side Unified High School Districts, representing grade...