Smashing Boxes joins ASSIST Center – January 20, 2015

Smashing Boxes joins ASSIST Center

Smashing Boxes, a creative technology company based in the heart of Durham, NC, has officially joined Smashing Boxes Joins Assistas an Industry Member with the ASSIST Center.  Smashing Boxes has a holistic approach to design, engineering and strategy that delivers products that turn problems into opportunities and value into vision.  The innovative nature of Smashing Boxes makes their partnership with the ASSIST Center highly reasonable.
ASSIST partners with companies small and large to offer unique benefits outside of research and development. Along with access to the research being completed, Industry Members gain access to communicate with each other, a large pool of graduate and post-graduate researchers and professional short courses.  Associate memberships, for companies under 50 people, are reasonably priced and offer almost all benefits the Affiliate and Full memberships grant.  ASSIST Center thrives off of partnerships with Industry and encourages new and emerging companies to join the Center to take advantage of the excellent benefits extended.
Smashing Boxes joins over 25 other partner Industry members, some of which include: Phononic, Tyco, Analog Devices, and Raytheon.  Partnership with outside companies continues to fuel the growth of the ASSIST Center while offering first-rate benefits. If you are interested in partnering with, sponsoring or joining the ASSIST Center, please contact Tom Snyder ( for more information.
The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (NERC) for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) develops and employs nano-enabled energy harvesting, energy storage, nanodevices, and sensors to create innovative, battery-free and body-powered wearable health monitoring systems. This center of excellence received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2012 for five years of research, and will be renewable for an additional five years in 2017.
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