A look back at the IDTech Ex Cornerstone presentations in 2016

Toyota, ARM, VF Global and Galvani Bioelectronics to open “IDTechEx Show!” in Berlin


Exhibitions / Events

The “IDTechExShow!” in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May, which also includes the well-known Printed Electronics Europe, is considered as one of Europe’s leading events for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.

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Thin film solar cells are the power source for the Solar Boat Twente team (Photo: Solliance)

Solliance partners with Solar Boat Twente


Companies / Markets

The Solar Boat Twente team is realising the first boat that fully operates on energy generated by thin film solar cells. The Dutch solar research institute Solliance, which is based in Eindhoven, is proud to be one of the leading partners involved in the Solar Boat Contest 2017.

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Calf guards from ANTELOPE will be showcased at the IDTechExShow! in Berlin (photo: ANTELOPE)

Winners of IDTechEx Launchpad announced


Exhibitions / Events

With its Launchpad initiative, the business intelligence and market research company IDTechEx aims to help the best emerging technologies get international exposure to technology scouts and product managers from large corporations across many industries. The IDTechEx Launchpad winners come from early-stage start-ups, universities, newly spun-out companies, and research labs or government labs. The winners have been chosen from all those that apply on the merit of their technology and all will be showing a working prototype or product at the IDTechEx Show at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin on 10-11 May 2017.

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LOPEC 2017 in Munich: Printed electronics are revolutionising vehicle manufacturing


Exhibitions / Events

Printed and organic electronic components give vehicle designers previously unimagined possibilities, enable a higher level of sustainability, and also help to reduce the automotive industry’s manufacturing costs. This is the conclusion reached by this year’s LOPEC Panel Discussion, which took place on 29 March 2017, as part of the international exhibition and conference for printed electronics in Munich, Germany. According to the panellists—Dr Nina Riegel from OSRAM OLED, Dr Giovanni Nisato from CSEM, Armin Senne from ContiTech, and Vincent Sallé from Parlex—printed electronics is on the cusp of entering the mass market.

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VTT's wristband demo (photo: Antti Veijola)

VTT unveils flexible electronic devices with roll-to-roll overmoulding technology


Products

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has, for the first time, performed all manufacturing stages for a flexible in-moulded LED foil in a roll-to-roll process. The purpose of this demo is to prove the suitability of the technique for the highly cost-effective manufacture of products such as flexible LED displays containing printed electronics.

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