Friday, January 24, 2014

NC State Leads New Manufacturing Hub in Raleigh

North Carolina State University will lead a new high-tech manufacturing hub on campus, collaborating with businesses and universities to develop next-generation power electronics. The Department of Energy is granting $70 million over five years, and participating businesses, universities, and the state will match that amount. The state of North Carolina has committed a minimum of $10 million throughout five years. The initial consortium will seek to invent, design, and make new semiconductor chips and devices for industrial and everyday electronics. Read more »