The Multi-Tech Commuter Jacket (photo: Butler Technologies)

Lubrizol collaboration produces commuter jacket with warmth on demand powered by flexible electronics


Products

The MTC Jacket is the result of impressive multiple-partner collaboration between leading experts including Lubrizol, Principled Design, ACI Materials, and Butler Technologies that took the project from concept to completion in just nine months. The project underscores the importance of systems thinking in the development of novel wearable electronics – combining design, material science, applications know-how, and value chain partners having the right mindset and capabilities – to quickly turn innovative ideas into prototypes and then commercial scale realities. 

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Esko Kauppinen with the UNESCO Nanosciences Medal (photo: Aalto University)

Canatu founder receives UNESCO Nanosciences Medal, while his company wins Gold in the German Design Awards 2019


Companies / Markets

On 22 November, Prof Esko Kauppinen, founder of the Finnish Company Canatu, was honoured with the UNESCO Nanosciences Medal. All of the awardees are established leaders in their fields, and Esko Kauppinen is the first Finn to receive the medal. The award was presented to Kauppinen in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of nanosciences and nanotechnologies.

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3D structural electronics will play a major role at LOPEC 2019 (photo: Messe München)

LOPEC 2019: A new dimension of mobility with 3D structural electronics


Exhibitions / Events

Whether it is sensors, lights or displays: More and more electronic components in the automotive sector are being printed. And there are no limits to the design. From 19 to 21 March 2019, LOPEC in Munich will provide information about new developments and trends on the market for printed electronics. One focus of the international exhibition and the accompanying conference will be on applications in the automotive industry.

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VTT wants to reinforce the international competitiveness of Finnish electronics companies (photo: VTT)

VTT speeds up the Finnish electronics industry ecosystem


Companies / Markets

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has launched an electronics sector innovation ecosystem aimed at creating a permanent collaboration model to reinforce the international competitiveness of Finnish electronics industry companies.

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Successful first on-site experiments (photo: CERADROP)

Tampere University of Technology targets new printed intelligence applications with CeraPrinter F-Serie by CERADROP


Companies / Markets

CERADROP, an MGI Group company based in Limoges, France, expands its horizon and welcomes its new customer and partner – The Tampere University of Technology. TUT is located in Tampere, Finland, the Nordic countries’ largest inland city, and conducts research in the fields of technology and architecture.

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