Next step is to develop new manufacturing techniques for flexible hybrid electronics.
David Savastano, Editor05.03.17
Launched in 2015, NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute, is dedicated to developing US manufacturing of flexible hybrid electronics (FHE). To date, NextFlex has awarded $45 million in contracts to projects from companies, universities and research organizations looking to advance FHE technology.
“We’ve seen incredible interest from industry, academia and government leaders for bringing FHE to the mainstream, with $45 million in funding as proof of this united commitment,” Dr. Malcolm Thompson, executive director of NextFlex, said in issuing the awards.
In May 2016, NextFlex issued Project Call 2.0, its second round of awards. The group recently announced the final five projects that were selected. NextFlex anticipates that Project Call 3.0 will begin shortly, with the goal of advancing manufacturing processes and continuing to develop new technologies.
The target for Project Call 2.0 was to combine IoT
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