Lohmann was involved in the consortium project “Printed Electronics” that was showcased at the recent LOPEC tradeshow (photo: Lohmann)

Lohmann: Impetus for innovation at LOPEC


Exhibitions / Events

In March, LOPEC took place in Munich with about 160 international companies. They used the opportunity to present a full range of products and solutions for organic and printed electronics, from research to market launch. For Lohmann’s (Neuwied, Germany) bonding engineers, too, printed electronics is a promising market which offers innovative product possibilities. Consumer goods & electronics, transportation, medical, intelligent textiles and packaging are the main focuses of printed electronics – areas in which Lohmann has decades of experience.

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The IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2019 Awards were handed out in Berlin recently (photo: IDTechEx)

IDTechEx crowns winners of Printed Electronics Europe 2019 Award


Exhibitions / Events

At the 15th IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe conference and exhibition in Berlin on 10-11 April, four companies were honoured for their great achievements in developing and commercialising printed electronics technologies. The judges of the awards were Dr Graham Anderson from BEKO, Dr Kiarash Vakhshouri from Google and Dr Adeline Koay from Diageo. The awards were presented by Dr Richard Collins of IDTechEx in Berlin on 10 April 2019. A summary of the awards and winners are as follows:

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An IMSE solution from TactoTek (photo: TactoTek)

Bö-La and TactoTek join forces for injection moulded structural electronics


Companies / Markets

Bö-La (Radevormwald, Germany) and TactoTek (Oulu, Finland) jointly announced that they have signed an agreement for BÖ-LA to market and sell injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions. This partnership brings together leaders in their respective technology domains to advance the market for integrating electronic functionality within moulded plastics.

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An application example of PragmatIC’s ConnectIC (photo: PragmatIC)

ConnectIC product launch: PragmatIC’s order book already exceeds 20M units


Products

PragmatIC (Cambridge,UK), a leader in ultra-low-cost flexible electronics, has announced that in just two months it has received orders for over 20 million flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs). Orders from customers in Europe, North America and Asia endorse PragmatIC’s unique technology platform as the ideal solution for introducing connectivity into mass market applications.

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DoMicro will showcase its solutions for printed and hybrid electronics at IDTechEx Show Berlin (photo: DoMicro)

Hybrid electronics integration by inkjet technology: DoMicro at IDTechEx Show Berlin


Exhibitions / Events

DoMicro BV from The Netherlands has progressed in advanced packaging and integration of conventional electronics in flexible foil structures. Printing multi-layers, passive components and interconnection of thinned silicon dies is enabled by revolutionary developments in nano-printing and specific inkjet technology.

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