Innovative electronics firms may want to get involved with the Next Generation Power Electronics National Manufacturing Innovation Institute, headquartered at NC State.
One of the workforce criticisms lobbed at the students of today is that they learn mostly theory and have little practical, hands-on experience. Yet the pressure is on schools to perform, with performance metrics coming from testing. How can public schools incorporate real-world projects and problem solving into their curriculum?
A report from the Raleigh Innovation Summit, held September 11, 2013.
Offering a contrary view on Innovation -- or a cautionary one, depending on your perspective.
Seventh (and probably last) installment of our series that asked, "Will 3D printing doom manufacturing, or save it?"
Considering two ways that 3D printing and other additive manufacturing techniques may help save manufacturing.
In 1798, Eli Whitney signed a contract with the U.S. Government that marked one of the seminal moments in U.S. industrial history.
In this episode of the "Manufacturing Minute" -- the fifth in our series, Will 3D Printing Doom Manufacturing, or Save It? -- we consider the issue of liability with respect to 3D-printed items.
Parata Systems of Durham, NC, joined the "Manufacturing Makes It Real" Network as a new Associate Member.
In this episode of the "Manufacturing Minute," we return to the question of how 3D printing is likely to affect manufacturing.
Third in the series, "Will 3D Printing Doom Manufacturing, or Save It?"
The "Manufacturing Makes It Real" Network is proud to welcome Urethane Innovators as a new Associate Member.
Continuing our "Manufacturing Minute" series on how the expanded availability of 3D printing may affect manufacturing.
Researchers and tinkerers have produced two recent innovations in wood-processing technologies, which -- with a little more development -- have the potential to spin off a wide array of new wood-based products.
On this episode of the "Manufacturing Minute," we begin a series to examine how the growth of 3D printing may affect manufacturing.
Many of us have returned to work this week after the holidays and face huge inboxes and countless voicemails. While you attempt to catch up, here are a few good reads to help you ease gently into the new year.
On this week's "Manufacturing Minute" video, we tell folks a little about the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, including their current focus on innovation.
Congratulations to three NC State Technology Incubator alumni companies -- d-Wise, the Prometheus Group, and Valencell -- on being named 2012 "Companies to Watch" by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development.
I kept expecting someone to jump up with an “Amen! Tell it, brother!” Instead of a tent revival, this series of high energy sermons took place in the elaborate ballroom at the Ballantyne Hotel in Charlotte the first week in June. And instead of saving souls, this traveling preacher leads a group dedicated to saving American business, especially manufacturing.
Recently OSHA issued a challenge to build tools to educate the public about safety and health in the workplace.