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Bringing big ideas to life in advanced electronics

Manufacturers large and small alike are joining the NextFlex community to amortize planned equipment investments, anticipate future standards and practices, and extend the reach of their current network.

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By placing equipment in NextFlex’s state of the art Technology Hub, existing NextFlex members are realizing a number of immediate benefits.

  • Donated equipment is considered an in-kind contribution that offsets dues, giving a company access to full member benefits at a reduced out of pocket expense
  • Early visibility into new materials, new processes and new products that will become industry standard
  • Access to technologists from across the country and beyond that will gain access to, and familiarity and technical competency with, your equipment
  • The NextFlex Technology Hub serves a showplace for manufacturing equipment that is constantly on display for tours of visitors from all over the world
  • The NextFlex production line is regularly and prominently featured in all Member and general audience presentations, thereby increasing the awareness, understanding and visibility of every Technology Hub participant

Meet some of NextFlex's MVPs

These power players boast stellar stats with backgrounds in manufacturing, government and education.

Dan Gamota, Ph.D.

Director, Advanced Technology

Jabil
2017 NextFlex Fellow

Daniel Gamota, who holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, is the vice president of the Precision Engineering Organization within Engineering & Technology Services at Jabil. He is leading international sites developing Strategic Capabilities to support the $18B enterprise. Gamota has devoted significant effort to establish and advance the flexible hybrid electronics industry through strategic roadmap development activities and standards work.

Gamota is a recognized thought leader in the fields of manufacturing, microelectronics, nanotechnology and flexible electronics, for which he was named an IEEE Fellow. With 47 U.S. patents to his name, Gamota is an established innovator with deep appreciation for intellectual property and innovations portfolio development, valuation and licensing.

Janos Veres, Ph.D.

Program Manager

Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

Janos Veres joined PARC to manage its Printed Electronics team. Janos has experience in components such as novel printed circuits, organic transistors, and printable semiconductors; applications such as OLEDs, displays, and RFID; as well as printing/coating technologies including electrophotography, flexography, and offset printing. Before joining PARC, Janos was the CTO at PolyPhotonix, worked at Eastman Kodak as their Program Manager of Printed Electronics, was a Business Research Associate at Merck Chemicals (formerly Avecia), and was responsible for Organic Photoreceptor development at Gestetner Byfleet.

Homer Antoniadis

Global Technology Director

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions

Dr. Antoniadis is responsible for DuPont Photovoltaic (PV) Solutions global technology and for accelerating the introduction of next-generation DuPont materials and offerings into the solar energy market. He joined DuPont in 2011 with the acquisition of Innovalight, Inc., where he was chief technology officer & vice president of Engineering. Prior to Innovalight, his 20-year career included positions with Osram Opto Semiconductors, Hewlett-Packard Labs and Xerox. Widely recognized in the PV industry, he regularly serves as a lecturer and conference chair at leading industry events. Dr. Antoniadis has more than 60 publications in crystalline and amorphous silicon photovoltaics, OLEDs, and polymer materials and has 25 issued U.S. patents. He earned a B.S. in physics from Ioannina University in Greece and his Ph.D. and M.S. in physics from Syracuse University.

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