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Musk's New Startup Focuses on 'Neural Lacing' http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/download-your-brain-musks-new-startup-focuses-neural-lacing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Tesla founder said Neuralink will be devoted to enabling brains to interface directly with computers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/download-your-brain-musks-new-startup-focuses-neural-lacing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/download-your-brain-musks-new-startup-focuses-neural-lacing#comments Emerging Technologies Research & Development Innovation Technology The Latest Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:48:00 +0000 621871 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Spacewalk a Success for US, French Astronauts http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/spacewalk-success-us-french-astronauts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The goal for Friday's outing was to prepare for the installation of the second of two parking spots for space taxis, known as the International Docking Adapters.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/spacewalk-success-us-french-astronauts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/spacewalk-success-us-french-astronauts#comments Emerging Technologies Research & Development Innovation Technology The Latest Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:30:00 +0000 618731 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Finally, Something Everyone Can Agree on: NASA's Mission to Mars http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/finally-something-everyone-can-agree-nasas-mission-mars-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>According to the new law, NASA will work toward the goal of "a crewed mission to Mars in the 2030s."</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/finally-something-everyone-can-agree-nasas-mission-mars-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/research-development/finally-something-everyone-can-agree-nasas-mission-mars-0#comments Research & Development Innovation The Latest Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:05:00 +0000 612531 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images Building Technology—and a Workforce—for the Long-Term at Schaeffler http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-technology-and-workforce-long-term-schaeffler <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The German precision parts supplier's president of automotive Americas talks about the company's electrification research and overcoming skills gap challenges with apprenticeships and co-ops.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-technology-and-workforce-long-term-schaeffler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/building-technology-and-workforce-long-term-schaeffler#comments Education / Training Research & Development Innovation Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Workforce The Latest Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:15:00 +0000 611381 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We had some challenges for skilled labor such as CNC operators, tool and die makers and electronic technicians, but we have an apprentice program that we have built up, and we train our own people. We invest heavily in those type of skills, as well as in our engineers.</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Marc McGrath</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> President, Automotive Americas<br /> <strong>Organization: </strong>Schaeffler Group<strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>Education:</strong> Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron</p> <p><strong>Other positions:</strong> President, Transmission Systems, North America, Luk</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> Apple Plans Two More Chinese Research Hubs as iPhone Sales Slow http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/apple-plans-two-more-chinese-research-hubs-iphone-sales-slow <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The research centers in China will help Apple cooperate with local partners and attract talent from its local suppliers as well as from top educational institutes, the iPhone maker said.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/apple-plans-two-more-chinese-research-hubs-iphone-sales-slow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/apple-plans-two-more-chinese-research-hubs-iphone-sales-slow#comments Companies & Executives Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Technology The Latest Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:49:00 +0000 608531 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Getty Images Why Universities are Important to Rebuilding US Manufacturing http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-universities-are-important-rebuilding-us-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States needs more engineers to rebuild American manufacturing, and universities play a key role in providing this education.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-universities-are-important-rebuilding-us-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/why-universities-are-important-rebuilding-us-manufacturing#comments Education / Training Research & Development Leadership Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:55:00 +0000 603191 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Dr. David B. WIlliams, dean of The College of Engineering at The Ohio State University, said the school graduates about 2,000 engineers per year and has partnered with some 200 manufacturing companies.</span></p> Former Google CEO Flags Promise of New Goodenough Battery http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/former-google-ceo-flags-promise-new-goodenough-battery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new and more powerful generation of batteries may be made entirely from glass, according to the conclusions of Goodenough and his team of researchers.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/former-google-ceo-flags-promise-new-goodenough-battery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/former-google-ceo-flags-promise-new-goodenough-battery#comments Product Development Energy Research & Development Innovation The Latest Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:39:00 +0000 602881 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Alphabet Executive Chairman and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt</p> Copyright Win McNamee, Getty Images Best Practices for IoT Success http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/IoT-Success <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek and Internet of Things Institute-hosted webinar, sponsored by SAS </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/IW_IoT_SAS_595x335.jpg?1490881292" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; 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From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_WNR_PwC_MultiWebcast_WS_JR_121616 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1250pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Innovation Operations Technology Workforce Webinars Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:20:00 +0000 490231 at http://www.industryweek.com