In 2016, the Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), a FlexTech-managed consortium focused on human performance monitoring technology, and funded in part by the Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL), contracted with a broad-based team of industry and academia researchers, to develop a wearable monitor based on sweat analysis. The device is delivering excellent performance and reliable, wireless, […]
FlexTech, NextFlex, NBMC, SEMI and the 2017FLEX Executive Committee invite you to submit an abstract of a paper or student poster for the 16th Annual Flexible and Printed Electronics Conference – www.2017FLEX.com. The annual event highlights the latest technical breakthroughs and demonstrations of flexible hybrid and printed electronics products, equipment, processes and materials and applications […]
2016-2017 SOLICITATION ON HUMAN PERFORMANCE MONITORING & SENSOR SYSTEMS Request for Proposals Issued: October 3, 2016 Pre-proposals Due Date: November 01, 2016 – 5:00 PM PDT Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) is pleased to announce our 2016-2017 Request for Proposals (RFP). This RFP, funded by the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), seeks to identify new […]
Call for Papers & Topics NBMC and the Blood, Sweat & Tears III (BS&T III) Planning Committee invite you to submit a short description or abstract for consideration as a speaker at the Nov. 2-3 Blood, Sweat & Tears III Workshop in Arlington, VA. The forum will explore the critical technical areas with product and […]
Watch NBMC contractor University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine discuss their program for designing and making devices for the human body that measure immune, neural and other important biomarkers in real-time, continuously, and in non-invasive ways. Vision and non-traditional relationships between manufacturing, engineering and medicine launch a program that is changing healthcare and giving us […]
Sweat sensors will change how wearables track your health. The University of Cincinnati is using sweat to bring medical diagnostics to Fitbits and Fuelbands. Click here to read the complete IEEE Spectrum magazine cover story.
On October 17, 2014, 60 individuals gathered at Northeastern University for NBMC’s and FlexTech’s workshop on Sensor Technology and Systems Integration for Human Performance & Health Devices. The day-long workshop featured 10 speakers addressing the state of the art research, products and market developments around sensors, ranging from new chemical compositions to substrates for sensor […]
Boston, MA. The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC)—which describes itself as operating at the confluence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, flexible hybrid electronics, and printed electronics—held a workshop Friday October 17 at Northeastern University. Read the rest of Rick Nelson’s review at Evaluation Engineering.
Variety of bio-marker collection and analysis processes to be assessed for use in printed sensor system SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), an industry-academia partnership with the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has chosen a project proposed by the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at […]
Project selected for its focus on optimizing packaging to ensure robustness of wearable sensors SAN JOSE, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), an industry-academia partnership with the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), has awarded funding for a project proposed by Binghamton University to develop electronics and biometric sensor […]