Interlink Electronics and UCSB Enter into Partnership Agreement [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
(Health & Beauty Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Interlink Electronics, Inc. has announced its affiliation with UC Santa Barbara's Corporate Affiliates Program.
In a release, the Company said that its 28 years of experience in advanced sensor technologies for Human/Machine interface applications and UCSB's portfolio of services such as research collaboration, technology licensing, and R&D facilities represent a win-win partnership for advanced research and development initiatives.
Interlink Electronics, Inc. is the inventor of the Force Sensing Resistor (FSR) technology and is a technology company engaged in the printed electronics industry with over 30 patents issued or pending. FSR devices are suited for a variety of applications such as force sensing, position sensing, and mouse & pointing applications, in a range of industries including medical, industrial automation, automotive, ruggedized equipment, robotics, and military systems.
Dr. Howard D. Goldberg, EVP of Corporate Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, said: "Interlink's team understands that collaborating with the best engineers and scientists will accelerate innovation & technology development. This will allow us to continue to be at the leading edge and drive new business opportunities. Recognized as world leaders in materials science and micro- fabrication technologies, UCSB offers some of the newest and most comprehensively equipped R&D facilities in the world."
Steven N. Bronson, Interlink Electronics' Chief Executive Officer, said: "To successfully compete in today's High-Tech markets, the notion of having to do all R&D in-house is outdated thinking. The key to commercial success is leveraging expertise through collaborative R&D relationships in order to accelerate time- to-market and reduce R&D costs." Bronson added, "Interlink Electronics is proud to become a member of the Corporate Affiliates Program, whose membership includes such High-Tech industry leaders as Teledyne, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, Corning, and Raytheon."
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