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Engineers face persistent challenges with PCBA designs as they become more complex, posing a risk to the development process as a whole. Those who neglect design complexity may fall behind development schedules, incur expenses, and miss market deadlines.

PCBA Cost and Complexity Design Factors You Should Know

Our very first customer at Mergeflow was very good at beating "not invented here" syndrome. He was a very accomplished science entrepreneur. A physics PhD by training, his career spanned semiconductor research, leading a new business unit, and commercializing a whole range of technologies into successful spinoff companies. In this article I describe the hands-on methods he used to beat "not invented here" syndrome in his organization.

How successful innovators beat "not invented here" syndrome: A real-life example

ADIUTOR device proposes a novel approach to provide high-intensity, repetitive, task-specific self-treatment at the home of an upper limb and it can help monitor patients' progress as well as personalize their treatment with improved motivation and interaction.

ADIUTOR: A novel Limb Exercising and Monitoring Device

Marketing engineering products and services requires a strategic distribution of content in various forms. Using a combination of tech articles, e-books, newsletters, social posts, events, podcasts, and other sponsored content can significantly boost brand awareness.

A Guide to Engineering Marketing: 8 Most Effective Strategies that Work

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Armin Yousefi Kanani, GISMO Innovation Fellow from the Lancaster University Department of Engineering discusses the adoption of the Meltio M450 for research and business engagement.

Metal 3D Printing at Lancaster University

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As technology has become more accessible, 3D Printed casts have grown in popularity, owing to several benefits. However, all casts share a fundamental flaw - they are single-use products

3D Printing Sustainable Casts

We reviewed the entries to the open challenges since the start of the competition. Here are some of the projects to keep an eye on.

2020 Hackaday Prize: Highlights from the first six weeks.

$200,000 prize money is available for solutions to challenges that are posed by four leading nonprofits.

Engineers tackle tough global challenges in the 2020 Hackaday Prize

Back in 2008, during a significant economic downturn, hardware companies were severely impacted and took some time to recover.

Hardware inventions during COVID-19

Seasoned automotive semiconductor expert Drue Freeman shares his perspective on the prospects for autonomous vehicle startups and investors.

Following the Autonomous Vehicle Hype

Research reveals the concerns, interests, and visions of the people who develop our future technologies.

2019 Engineering State of Mind Report

The future of buildings is in using IoT, Machine Learning, and Edge Computing to respond intelligently to dwellers’ needs.

How energy efficient buildings leverage IoT and Machine Learning.

We’re always excited to see how researchers are using Wave Gliders in new and creative ways, exploring what’s possible when you use technology to move beyond the limitations of traditional methods, combined with rigorous scientific validations. Here are three recent examples that got us excited.

Blogpost: Research Roundup: Acoustic Tag Tracking, Animal Biotelemetry, and GNSS

The Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) Project connects higher education institutions in the Philippines with top research universities in California, in an effort to collaborate on innovative research and build technological capacity in the Philippines.

Blogpost: Monitoring Reefs, Pollution, and Mariculture in the Philippines

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