Corning, N.Y.-based Corning Inc. and Milpitas, Calif.-based View Inc. have announced plans to collaborate, and as part of their work together Corning is leading a Series E round of funding to support View’s development of dynamic glass technology, according to the company. As part of the transaction, Jeffrey W. Evenson, Corning’s senior vice president and operations chief of staff, will now serve on View’s board of directors.
“We’re excited to collaborate with View,” says Martin Curran, executive vice president and innovation officer for Corning. “While dynamic glass has been in development for decades, we believe View’s unique approach will finally bring this technology into the mainstream.”
“We’re thrilled and honored to be collaborating with Corning, a world leader in glass for high-technology and high-value added applications. Corning’s global presence, operating expertise and technology resources will help us tremendously in advancing our offerings,” adds Dr. Rao Mulpuri, CEO of View.