Manufacturing Bits: Oct. 20

Singapore opens R&D center The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) has officially opened its new R&D center in Singapore. The center, dubbed Fusionopolis Two, is a $450 million facility, according to Singapore’s A*STAR. It will provide the industry with co-location opportunities for R&D. Anchored at Fusionopolis Two are the following A*STAR research institutes: th... » read more

Manufacturing Bits: May 19

Self-steering bullets DARPA has completed the development of a self-steering bullet that increases the hit rate for long-distance shots. The effort, dubbed the Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, is aimed for military snipers. The technology combines a maneuverable bullet and a real-time guidance system to track and deliver the projectile to the target, according to DARPA. It... » read more

Manufacturing Bits: Oct. 1

Nanoimprint Foundry Singapore’s A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) and its partners have launched a new R&D foundry using nanoimprint lithography. The so-called Nanoimprint Foundry is a collaboration between several entities, such as IMRE, Toshiba Machines, EV Group, NTT, NIL Technology, Kyodo International, Micro Resist Technology, Nanoveu and Solves In... » read more