InPrint 2017 will take place in Munich from 14-16 November (photo: Mack Brooks Exhibitions)

Sun Chemical demonstrates its capabilities in industrial print applications at InPrint 2017


Exhibitions / Events

Sun Chemical will be presenting a unique range of products and expertise for functional, industrial and specialty print applications at InPrint 2017, 14-16 November in Munich, Germany.

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Biodegradable electronics (photo: Fraunhofer FEP)

Fraunhofer FEP presents project on biodegradable electronics


Products

Under the direction of the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP (Dresden, Germany), an in-house Fraunhofer project for the development of biodegradable electronics was launched last year. The Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS, the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT, the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC, and the Fraunhofer Resource Recycling and Strategy Project Group IWKS are working together on the project. The first results of Fraunhofer FEP will be presented during Semicon Europe 2017 as part of productronica 2017 in Munich, Germany, from 14-17 November 2017.

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A curved photodetector (photo: Holst Centre)

Holst Centre, imec and Philips demo world’s first curved, plastic photodetector


Products

Researchers from Holst Centre (Eindhoven, The Netherlands), imec (Leuven, Belgium) and Royal Philips (Eindhoven) have produced the first ever prototype of a curved photodetector on a plastic substrate. The breakthrough paves the way for smaller optical and 3D imaging X-ray systems with better, more uniform image quality. A prototype curved X-ray detector has been integrated into a medical cone-beam CT (CBCT) demonstrator that will be presented at the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on 22 October.

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First trials launched at the DTI premises right after installation (photo: CERADROP)

DTI steps forward in nanomaterials industrial applications with CeraPrinter F-Serie by CERADROP


Companies / Markets

CERADROP, an MGI Group company based in Limoges, France, has delivered a CeraPrinter F-Serie to the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) for nanomaterials industrial applications.

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The Heliatek headquarters with active HeliaFilm façade (photo: Heliatek)

Heliatek raises an additional €15M


Companies / Markets

Heliatek GmbH, a leader in organic photovoltaic and a manufacturer of solar films based in Dresden, Germany, announced recently that it has raised €15M from new and existing investors. Strong interest among potential investors led to an extension of the last round of financing. It will enable Heliatek to accelerate its development and speed up its worldwide market entry. The company supplies HeliaFilm to partners in the building and construction materials industry for application directly on facades and roofs of industrial and commercial buildings. These solar films generate green, delocalised, decarbonised electricity.

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