Peter Kallai, CEO of intelliFLEX (photo: intelliFLEX)

CPEIA rebrands as intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance, takes over STWIA


Companies / Markets

The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance is the new name and new brand identity of the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA).

At the 2016 AGM in May, members granted the CPEIA and the board of the directors licence to expand the technology scope and membership of the association to include flexible, hybrid and wearable electronics, as well as rebrand the association. The new name reflects the diverse but interconnected nature of the technology and applications for printable, flexible, wearable and hybrid electronics.

read more >>

 
An example for TactoTek’s IMSE products (photo: TactoTek)

Frost & Sullivan names TactoTek winner of 2017 Global Technology Innovation Award


Companies / Markets

The global consulting firm Frost & Sullivan announced that TactoTek from Oulu, Finland, has received its 2017 Best Practices Award for 3D injection moulded structural electronics technology innovation.

read more >>

 
NFC tags from Thin Film can provide information about the product (photo: Thin Film)

LOPEC 2018 and drinktec 2017: Intelligent packaging for the beverage industry


Exhibitions / Events

The global market for intelligent packaging with printed electronic components is growing rapidly. Messe München is focusing on this topic with two events: drinktec, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, will take place from 11 to 15 September 2017. The drinktec Forum on 14 September will provide information about printed electronics applications in the beverage industry. LOPEC, the international exhibition and conference for the printed electronics industry, will then take place six months later from 13 to 15 March 2018 and will focus, among other things, on smart packaging.

read more >>

 
A broad, international audience - ranging from printed electronics experts to end-user industries (photo: Messe München)

Call for papers LOPEC 2018


Exhibitions / Events

To continue LOPEC’s successful printed electronics Conference Programme and to keep on the high level of extensive and informative presentations on the current state of the art, the organisers of LOPEC again offer the opportunity to make contributions for a fruitful LOPEC 2018. This time the focus topics will be Medical & Wellbeing and Automotive & Vehicle.

read more >>

 
Impressions from Touch Taiwan 2016 (photo: OPE journal)

Two insightful forums to be held alongside Touch Taiwan 2017


Exhibitions / Events

Touch Taiwan 2017, the sixth edition of Taiwan’s smart display and touch control fair, is set to run 20-22 September at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center as the world’s largest exhibition of display products and technologies and grandest gathering of industry professionals, with leading display makers and industry insiders coming from around the world. Two major forums, namely Display Innovation Taiwan Conference 2017 and Micro LED Display Conference 2017, will be held during the exhibition period.

read more >>