AFRL-led patches make ‘sense’ of sweat

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH, UNITED STATES 04.17.2018 Story by Marisa Novobilski  Air Force Research Laboratory  WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a sweaty project, but the sweat is worth the effort for scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory working to better understand the links between materials, technology and warfighter performance. Born out of […]

Universities Obtain New Funding from Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium

MILPITAS, Calif. – July 27, 2017 – Three leading U.S. universities are the latest recipients of funding from the Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC), operated by SEMI.  NBMC’s mission is to further the development of human performance monitoring (HPM), thereby broadening the use of advanced electronics in this highly anticipated application space. Among other applications, HPMs […]

2017FLEX Returns to Monterey With More Applications, Exhibits and Energy

By Michael Ciesinski, President, SEMI | FlexTech Group “No drawing but a dream… a vision─ that’s what customers show up with…” according to Anwar Mohammed, Senior Director from the EMS company. That statement perfectly captures the insights and enthusiasm at 2017FLEX, the Flexible Electronics Conference & Exhibition produced by SEMI’s FlexTech group, on June 19-22, in […]

Award Winners Announced at 2017FLEX

MONTEREY, Calif. – June 20, 2017 – FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, announced the 2017 FLEXI Award winners at 2017FLEX, the 16th Annual Flexible and Printed Electronics Conference.  The FLEXIs, now in their 6th year, recognize outstanding work and achievements of organizations and individuals active in flexible hybrid electronics (FHE). The four categories include R&D, Innovation & Commercialization, Industry […]

Sweat patch mops up real-time performance monitor

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, […]

2017FLEX – Call for Papers – Now Open for Submission

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 – 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

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 […]

Blood, Sweat & Tears III – Call For Topics

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 […]

Project Highlights from the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

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 […]