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Clemson University Announces Printed Electronics Initiatives

Press release from the issuing company

December 3, 2007 - Clemson University, Clemson, SC, officially announces their Printed Electronic initiatives brought to you by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics and Clemson faculty. The Sonoco Institute aims to provide:
A state-of-the-art printing capabilities and evaluation lab
Collaborative resources from Advanced Material Engineering, Printing Technologies, and Packaging Science to fulfill contracted and sponsored Printed Electronics research
Undergraduate and Graduate level curriculum
An Internship and Career Development Center
Printed Electronics educational seminars and hands-on workshops
We invite our old friends and supporters, as well as new and future industry partners to come to Clemson, January 22nd and 23rd, to learn about our activities, participate in the guidance of our curriculum, and provide input to develop our lab, research and service capabilities.
The morning will offer a mix of presentations from the:
Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics
Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET)
The Department of Graphic Communications
The Packaging Science Department
In the afternoon, working breakout groups will concentrate on lab facilities, research and development structure, curriculum and careers. Industry guests are offered the opportunity to provide advice, make recommendations, and interact with Clemson faculty and advisors to shape the Printed Electronics Applications and Research initiatives.
A Printed Electronics Primer presentation and session will be offered from 3pm - 5pm, January 22nd for our industry visitors that are new to the market opportunities and technologies of Printed Electronics. This is a great opportunity for vendors to the printing and packaging industries to be introduced to this new and exciting market opportunity.
As an added bonus, the Clemson Tigers will host Wake Forest in a classic ACC match-up Tuesday night, the 22nd. Please inquire if you are interested in attending.
To learn more about the event, register to attend, request more information, or learn more about the Sonoco Institute, COMSET, Packaging Science, and Graphic Communications visit: http://www.clemson.edu/sonoco_institute/ or email [email protected]