- Increasing the flexibility of the nanoscale printing technology, to enable printing on a variety of soft and hard substrates;
- Studying advanced materials and product life cycle sustainability, to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies;
- Improving physical infrastructure, including the purchase of instruments and equipment for materials characterization and testing of product prototypes as well as two second-generation NanoOPS; and
- Creating commercialization programs and workforce development, such as seminars and workforce training programs to introduce and expose highly-educated individuals who are currently out of the job market to the advanced printing technology.
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