The University of Twente has a high reputation in nano-materials (photo: Solliance)

University of Twente and Solliance start collaboration


Companies / Markets

The University of Twente (The Netherlands) and Solliance Solar Research have started a long term collaboration, which focusses on the integration of thin film solar technology in building materials and flexible applications, and on further development and analyses of perovskite based solar cells. The University of Twente has joined all three shared research programmes at Solliance Solar Research as a partner.

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PragmatIC has entered into a partnership with S&S (photo: PragmatIC)

PragmatIC and S&S smooth the way for ultra-low cost printed RFID


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PragmatIC (Cambridge, UK) has announced a strategic collaboration with Smooth & Sharp Corporation (S&S), a major supplier of RFID inlays and manufacturing tools, which is expected to accelerate the adoption of PragmatIC’s flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs).

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NovaCentrix has acquired intellectual property from Intrinsiq Materials (photo: NovaCentrix)

NovaCentrix exclusively acquires copper ink formulations in asset sale from Intrinsiq Materials


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NovaCentrix (Austin, Texas) has exclusively acquired the technical and business-related intellectual property (IP) of Intrinsiq Materials in an asset sale by Intrinsiq Materials investors. The IP originating from both the original Intrinsiq Materials location in the UK as well as the location in Rochester, New York, is included. Additionally, industry veteran chemist and copper-inks expert Dr Michael Carmody, previously serving as Intrinsiq Materials’ chief scientist and based at the Rochester location, has joined the NovaCentrix team.

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The organic and printed electronics industry expects an increase of 6% in sales revenue in 2019 (source: OE-A)

Organic and printed electronics industry expects an increase of 9% in sales revenue in 2018


Companies / Markets

The organic and printed electronics industry is growing steadily. This is the clear message to result from the latest business climate survey conducted by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), a working group within VDMA (Mechanical Engineering Industry Association). Over 80 percent of survey participants expect the industry to continue its positive development in the coming year.

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The ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global Label with a dual-band antenna (photo: Schreiner ProTech)

Readable on all worldwide frequencies: The new RFID DistaFerr Global Label from Schreiner ProTech


Products

With another new product development from its proven “RFID on Metal” label family, Schreiner ProTech (Oberschleißheim, Germany) has solved a further challenge posed by globalisation: The ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global Label has an integrated dual-band antenna that enables reading of the two frequency bands, ETSI and FCC. This makes the label suitable for the frequencies commonly used around the globe and ensures reliable readability on all metallic substrates.

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