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imec aims at electrical vehicles with its solid-state batteries (photo: imec)

Imec reaches milestone for next-gen solid-state batteries to power future long-range electrical vehicles


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Imec (Leuven, Belgium), a leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies and partner in EnergyVille, has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state Li-ion battery achieving an energy density of 200Wh/litre at a charging speed of 0.5C (2 hours). This battery is a milestone on its roadmap to surpass wet Li-ion battery performance and reach 1000Wh/L at 2C by 2024. With this clear performance engineering path, imec’s battery technology is ready to become a contender to power tomorrow’s fast-charging, long-haul vehicles. 

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The latest series of conductive inks from Creative Materials is washable and stretchable (photo: Creative Materials)

Creative Materials introduces washable conductive inks and coatings for wearable printed electronics


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Creative Materials (Ayer, Massachusetts) recently introduced its new 127-48 series of conductive inks and coatings designed for manufacturing printed electronic circuits on washable textiles. These products have proven to be among the best performing products of their kind in the industry and are able to withstand a minimum of 50 machine wash and heated dryer cycles.

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The Counting Device from Faller (photo: August Faller KG)

August Faller Group presents smart packaging prototype “Counting Device”


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With the smart packaging prototype of a "counting folding carton", the August Faller Group (Waldkirch, Germany) has designed an innovative packaging solution that can improve compliance and make it easier for patients to handle their medicines. The intelligent, interactive medicine packaging is equipped with a small e-paper display and electronic controls (buttons). With the development of smart packaging, the specialist for secondary packaging materials for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry is taking account of the ongoing digitalisation in the e-health market and the growing interest in interactive packaging solutions.

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