Latest News: NextFlex News – April 2018 Newsletter
Read the April Newsletter Dear NextFlex Members and Friends, We were pleased to host the Manufacturing USA Spring Network meetings at NextFlex last week. Participants included representatives from each of the 14 public-private innovation institutes plus government partners from offices in the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and …
Featured Press: These Sweat Patches Can Tell When You Are Tired, Among Other Things
Medical Design and Outsourcing
A new organization called NextFlex has teamed up with GE Global Research and is looking to scale up hybrid, flexible electronics called sweat patches that measure fatigue in pilots, elite athletes and other potential medical users — all by analyzing their sweat.
Featured Event: Workshop: Next Generation Electronics for Defense Applications
Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center, Crystal City, Arlington, VAVaries
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).
Success, however, depends on innovative power sources or power management schemes that meet the challenging flexible, stretchable, unobtrusive form factors and such varied use cases as a 12-hour wearable monitor for an assembly line worker, to a multi-year unattended infrastructure sensor in an austere environment enabled by FHE.
Through the Project Call, NextFlex focuses on accelerating technology innovation and commercialization through pre-competitive partnerships. Learn about our current Project Call, details about past calls, and what’s coming up for future Project Calls.