Press Release

NASA Technologies Highlighted at Automotive Industry Workshop

By SpaceRef Editor
October 13, 2011
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CLEVELAND — Industry executives from across the nation have been invited to NASA’s Glenn Research Center on Oct. 27 for a workshop that will include more than 30 exhibits demonstrating the latest NASA technologies that could benefit the automotive industry.

The workshop will be hosted by MAGNET (The Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network in Cleveland) and the Center for Automotive Research at The Ohio State University.

During the workshop, to be held in Glenn’s aircraft hangar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., attendees will learn about technologies such as advanced materials, nanotechnology, innovative extreme environment sensors, power generation and intelligent control.

The goal of the workshop is to inform the automotive industry about cutting edge technologies that could be leveraged to improve automobile performance, efficiency and manufacturing processes. Attendees will have the opportunity to have one-on-one conversations with NASA innovators to discuss their near term technology needs and how NASA’s research and development could help address their future technology requirements.

Specialists will also be on hand to discuss the process of working with NASA, partnership opportunities and how intellectual property and other concerns they may have are handled.

Additionally, exhibits from local universities including the Cleveland Institute of Art, as well as NASA research aircraft and space hardware will be on display at the workshop.

News media wishing to attend this event should contact Katherine Martin or the Media Relations Office at 216-433-2901 by 4:30 p.m. on October 26 in order to be cleared through security.

SpaceRef staff editor.