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Micro fabrication production technology for MEMS on new emerging smart textiles/flexibles


The Microflex project is a Framework program 7 EU funded project and was submitted to the FP7-NMP-2007-Large-1 call.

The Microflex project is concerned with flexible materials in the form of high added value smart fabrics/textiles which are able to sense stimuli and react or adapt to them in a predetermined way.

Microflex will exploit micro fabrication to produce, using custom printing process, active functions cost efficiently. We propose to develop fundamental micro fabrication production technologies for MEMS on fabrics/textiles using flagship demonstrator applications. This will result in a cheap, east to design, flexible, rapid way to manufacture multifunction smart textiles/garments for a large set of multi-sectorial applications.

Homepage: http://microflex.ecs.soton.ac.uk/
Type: Normal Research Project
Research Groups: Electronic Systems and Devices Group, Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Themes: Nanomaterials and Dielectrics, Novel Sensors, Systems Design
Dates: 1st November 2008 to 1st November 2012

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URI: http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/project/622
RDF: http://rdf.ecs.soton.ac.uk/project/622

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