A lighting device from OLEDWorks (photo: OLEDWorks)

OLEDWorks partners with BASF to introduce new OLED lighting technology with high efficiency and flexibility


Products

OLEDWorks, a leading manufacturer of OLED lighting panels, and BASF’s Coatings division (both from Germany) joined forces to develop the world’s brightest bendable OLED panels. The new product range named “Brite 3” enables an improved efficacy while still having the superb colour rendering and high brightness option. In addition to the new bendable version, completely new application spaces will be possible for luminaire makers and lighting designers. The Brite 3 portfolio, including a new round shape and the bendable version, have been introduced at the 2018 Light + Building exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany.

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The organic and printed electronics industry expects an increase of 8% in sales revenue in 2019. For this year, participants in the OE-A Business Climate Survey anticipate an increase of 7% (source: OE-A)

Organic and printed electronics industry expects 7% increase in sales revenue in 2018


Companies / Markets

The signs are still set for growth in the organic and printed electronics industry. This is the clear message to result from the latest business climate survey conducted by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association). 87% of the survey participants expect the industry to continue its positive development in the coming year. The results of the survey, carried out for the ninth time, were presented to the international press at LOPEC 2018 – the international trade fair and conference – in Munich, Germany, by OE-A chair Dr Jeremy Burroughes.

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The properties of organic and printed electronics make the technology particularly interesting for the medical sector (photo: Messe München)

LOPEC 2018: Printed electronics moves into everyday life


Exhibitions / Events

From OLEDs to intelligent packaging: From 13 to 15 March, LOPEC in Munich showcased groundbreaking developments in flexible electronics. The LOPEC Conference provided important stimuli for application, research and development. The topic of well-being was a recurring theme throughout exhibition, conference and supporting programme.

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New applications are expected to be enabled by Peratech’s new flexible display (photo: Peratech)

Peratech presents unique flexible display with integrated QTC force at LOPEC 2018


Exhibitions / Events

Peratech from the UK, a leader in 3D force-sensing technologies, continues to define the future of HMIs with the announcement of an active-matrix 3D force touch sensor that is integrated with a flexible OLCD, demonstrating how two disruptive technologies can work together to enable new applications.

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PCAS will exhibit its materials portfolio for printed electronics at LOPEC (photo: PCAS)

PCAS to exhibit at LOPEC 2018


Exhibitions / Events

On 14 and 15 March 2018, PCAS from Longjumeau, France, will exhibit at the LOPEC 2018 tradeshow in Munich. PCAS is a technology-oriented specialty chemicals company serving multinational industrial customers.

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