Education, Electronics, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

Recently, 400 members, educators, government partners and supporters participated in Innovation Day at NextFlex (a Manufacturing USA institute for flexible hybrid electronics).

They got to see the latest and greatest in FHE-enabled applications, and to collaboratively reaffirm our community’s optimism about how these technologies will transform how...

Defense, Education, Electronics, Workforce

Wearables and medical devices, logistics and infrastructure monitoring, and soft robotics for advanced prosthetics and augmented warfighter performance stand to be revolutionized by Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE). In each of these spaces there are specific civilian, military, and dual-use applications. To explore and refine these applications...

Automation, Defense, Economy, Electronics, Facilities, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Photonics, Productivity, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability, Workforce

The New York State Photonics Board of Officers (NYS Photonics Board) announced today that tool installation has begun on schedule at the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) Facility in Rochester. In addition, AIM Photonics forecasts the facility renovation will be completed $3...

Education, Electronics, Manufacturing, STEM, Workforce

NextFlex, a Manufactoring USA institute, just concluded two iterations of its new one-day pilot program – FlexFactor® Sprint: Balance in STEM for Middle School. This new program was launched with students from two Union School District schools: Dartmouth Middle School and Union Middle School, and it provides a means of engaging younger students...