The organic photovoltaic experts from Eight19 (Cambridge, UK) have announced that they have received a further £1.3M of investment. Lucros Investment (Netherlands) joined existing investors IP Group, Clarium and Providence in the round. The new investment follows two years of continued improvement in OPV performance, advances in manufacturing readiness and an increased engagement with customers in the retail, FMCG and IoT sectors.
Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that its new semiconductor fabrication line in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, has begun mass production and shipping its first product to customers. The new facility will focus on the production of Samsung’s fourth-generation V-NAND (64 layers), adding to the company’s leading capacity for cutting-edge memory products.
Be it smart watches or fitness trackers – the market for wearables is growing enormously worldwide. Batteries are a strategic component here. VARTA Microbattery, based in Ellwangen, Germany, will showcase its solutions and products at this year’s IOThings from 16 to 17 May in Milan, Italy.