New ORS-5 SensorSat satellite developed at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory is fulfilling a critical need for situational awareness in space. On August 26th, a Minotaur rocket was launched hosting a satellite that was developed by the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. The satellite was launched into low Earth orbit on behalf of the U.S. Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office.
The Center for Medical Device Development can be described as an “engineering studio,” the rapid prototyping facility provides the tools and technology to take product concepts and ideas and turn them into real life prototypes that might eventually be developed as “go-to-market” products.
Local and state governments invest about $100 million to build a micro-electronics clean room facility at the BRIDG center for advanced manufacturing research near Kissimmee, Florida. The facility is equipped with etchers, lasers, cleaners and printers for the manufacturing of semiconductors from silicon wafers. The new micro-electronics clean room facility will bring a new wave of high paying jobs to the local economy and will pave the road for future innovation in the semiconductor industry for Kissimmee, Florida.
The Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility is an ISO Class 5 cleanroom that specializes in advanced lithographic processing of hard and soft materials. The PNF is located in the new Eckhardt Research Center at the University of Chicago. We’re open to all properly trained users through a recharge arrangement.
Oxfordshire-based injection moulding group White Horse Plastics is extending its reach into the med-tech sector with the tooling and manufacture of luer connectors.
Pascal Medical, who has purchased and installed twelve Husky systems to create a state-of-the-art medical device production facility in Dubna, Russia, with the goal of creating an industry-leading manufacturing organization, capable of replacing foreign-import medical products with premium quality domestic production.
Germ-killing robots are being enlisted to further safeguard Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) patients from health care-associated infections. The robots will be deployed in selected inpatient areas, starting this month with the burn unit at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital.
The Pritzker Foundation provided a generous a $15 million gift to develop the 10,000 square foot large nanofacility for the University of Chicago. The National Science Foundation provided an additional $5 million to establish the Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource, a partnership between UChicago and Northwestern University.