Transparent solar films will enable building glass to become energy harvesters that smoothly integrate into a building’s design

Transparent solar films will enable tinted windows to generate electricity


Products

Heliatek GmbH, a technology leader in the field of organic photovoltaics, has announced that its transparent solar films could be used to be integrated between the glass sheets of double glazed windows. These windows would look like tinted glass as the vapour deposition technology for the solar films allows for a homogeneous coating of the solar layer without distracting patterns or irregularities.

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Some of ITW’s decorative and security solutions able to be further enhanced through the incorporation of intelligent and interactive printed electronics

ITW takes licence to integrate PragmatIC’s imprinted logic technology


Companies / Markets

PragmatIC Printing Ltd, a pioneer in imprinted logic circuits headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom,, and ITW Foils and Thermal Films Group today announced a licensing agreement enabling ITW to develop and sell novel printed electronics solutions incorporating PragmatIC’s technology.

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Dr. Davor Sutija, CEO Thin Film Electronics ASA and LOPE-C business conference chair, awards the LOPE-C Investor Forum Award 2012: “Best Business Case” to Kieran Reynolds, Eight19 Ltd.

OE-A announces winners of LOPE-C Investor Forum Awards and Demonstrator Competition


Exhibitions / Events

During a gala dinner at LOPE-C in Munich the winners of the OE-A awards were announced. Eight10 and Imprint Energy were recognised for the best business and technology concept.

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TV presenter Ranga Yogeshwar presents the Trophy to Dr Ernst-Rudolf Weidlich, head of R & D at GRT

GRT wins “Top 100” award


Exhibitions / Events

The German producer of rotogravure cylinders GRT GmbH & Co. KG was named one of Germany’s “Top 100” small and medium sized companies. The project is coordinated by the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and searches for the most innovative small and medium sized companies in Germany.

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Konarka is a leading developer of thin-film solar panels

Konarka Technologies files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Protection


Companies / Markets

Konarka Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of thin-film solar panels based in the USA, has filed for bankruptcy protection under chapter 7 of the Federal bankruptcy laws. Under chapter 7 proceedings, the company’s operations cease and a trustee is tasked with liquidating the company’s assets for the benefit of creditors.

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