The ((rfid) Parking Permit from Schreiner Group has received the FINAT Award for Innovation (photo: Schreiner Group)

FINAT Award for the ((rfid)) Parking Permit of Schreiner Group


Products

Schreiner Group (Oberschleißheim, Germany), manufacturer of innovative functional labels, has won the first prize in the category “Innovation” at the FINAT Label Competition 2017 for its electronic ((rfid)) Parking Permit. The high-tech company convinced the jury of the European association of the self-adhesive labelling industry (FINAT) and received the award during the European Label Forum in Berlin.

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Imec and its partners have achieved record breaking values for PMOS source/drain contact resistivity (photo: imec)

Imec achieves record-low source/drain contact resistivity for PMOS transistors


Companies / Markets

The Belgium-based nano-electronics research and innovation hub imec has recently reported record breaking values below 10-9 Ohm.cm² for PMOS source/drain contact resistivity. These results were obtained through shallow Gallium implantation on p-SiliconGermanium (p-SiGe) source/drain contacts with subsequent pulsed nanosecond laser anneal.

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Steve Marsh, chief business officer at SmartKem (photo: SmartKem)

Dedicated OTFT line is a breakthrough moment for display industry according to SmartKem


Companies / Markets

SmartKem, a leader in the design, synthesis and supply of high performance organic semiconductors and organic thin film transistor (OTFT) technology, has hailed the decision by one of the world’s largest display manufacturers to create a dedicated Gen 3.5 OTFT backplane production line as a landmark moment for the semiconductor industry.

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Caption: Aerosol Jet 5 Axis System, printing antennas and sensors on three cell phone inserts. (photo: Optomec)

Optomec teams with Lockheed and GE to secure NextFlex Contract Award


Companies / Markets

Optomec (Albuquerque, New Mexico), a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics, together with its development partners Lockheed Martin, Binghamton University, General Electric Company, Intrinsiq Materials, and the University of Maryland, was awarded one of five development projects from NextFlex. NextFlex is America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute, which brings together companies, academic institutions, non-profits and state, local and federal governments with a shared goal of advancing US manufacturing of flexible and hybrid electronics.

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Caption: Gwent Electronic Materials has recently been acquired by Sun Chemical (photo: Gwent Electronic Materials)

Sun Chemical to showcase solutions for biosensors and medical devices at MD&M East 2017


Exhibitions / Events

Sun Chemical (Parsippany, New Jersey) and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will exhibit their wide portfolio of solutions for biosensors and medical devices during MD&M East 2017 on 13-15 June in New York City. The event is considered to be the largest medical technology exhibition on the American east coast.

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