CNBS plans highlight the early involvement and continued guidance of industry in the research plans of the Center to produce:
- Industrially relevant technology deliverables designed to meet company requirements to move products to the market
- Well trained students that are ready to immediately contribute significantly in the workforce
- Academic and industrial researchers with a broad understanding and appreciation for each groupís cultures and competencies.
CNBS' research base will be leveraged and developed to the benefit of the Centerís industry partners; ranging from large industry players to entrepreneurs and start-up company investors. These groups will be engaged at each step of the Centerís research program in developing the research strategy and goals, monitoring progress, and commercializing technology developments to ensure timely transfer of key deliverables to the commercial sector.