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Billy McLaughlin, new COO at SmartKem (photo: SmartKem)

SmartKem appoints new COO to oversee technology transfer to Asia

SmartKem (Manchester, UK), a leading developer of organic semiconductors for the manufacture of low power, robust and lightweight electronic displays, has appointed Billy McLaughlin as its new chief operating officer. McLaughlin’s appointment is a major coup for SmartKem having spent more than two decades in senior roles with some of the semiconductor industry’s giants, including Motorola and GLOBALFOUNDRIES.


Chuck Milligan, CEO of FlexEnable (left) and Dr James Wong, COO and group executive director of Truly (right) (photo: FlexEnable)

Truly and FlexEnable sign license agreement to bring low-cost, scalable flexible display production to China

FlexEnable (Cambridge, UK), a leader in the development and industrialisation of organic electronics for flexible displays and sensors, has signed a technology transfer and license agreement with Truly Semiconductors (Guangdong, China), one of the leading display makers in China. The deal aims to bring FlexEnable’s flexible organic liquid crystal display (OLCD) technology into mass production on Truly’s lines within 2018.


SmartKem has developed a world leading organic semiconductor TFT technology for the manufacture of new and improved high performance LC and OLED displays. (photo: SmartKem)

SmartKem delivers first industrial Gen 2.5 OTFT process to Asia

SmartKem (Manchester, UK), a world-leader in the design, synthesis and supply of high performance organic semiconductors and organic thin film transistor (OTFT) technology, is collaborating with partners in Asia to deliver the world’s thinnest and most robust industrialised display backplane technology on the market today.


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