Binghamton University is named the New York Node for NextFlex’s flexible hybrid electronics.

BU will design, develop and manufacture tools for hybrid electronics as well as train and employ a workforce for the systems used in military, medical and industry applications.

“Nodes” increases the volume, pace and coordination of flex hybrid electronics in a region according to NextFlex.

The technology can be used a number of ways, including making a bandage that can detect when a wound is infected.

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The program works also with industry in the region like Corning Incorporated, Lockheed Martin and i3 Electronics as well as other educational facilities like the Rochester Institute of Technology.