CPI encourages companies to access new markets with printed electronics (photo: CPI)

CPI: Funding and support available for manufacturing with printed and flexible electronic technologies


Companies / Markets

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), a UK-based technology innovation provider for process manufacturing, presents itself as a key partner in supporting the latest phase of a project encouraging innovative companies to access new markets with printed electronics.

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Continental’s and Canatu’s concept 3D touch surface display (photo: Canatu)

Canatu cooperates with Continental for 3D touch in automotive interiors


Products

Canatu from Helsinki, Finland, recently announced a development cooperation with the German technology company Continental. Canatu and Continental have been working on a completely new type of transparent, 3D touch surfaces in automotive interiors, resulting the world’s first touchscreen featuring a 3D touch surface. The transparent 3D shapes have been enabled by thin and conductive Canatu CNB films and sensors.

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Ynvisible will expand its presence in Europe with a new facility in Freiburg (photo: Ynvisible)

Ynvisible opens electrochromic inks commercialisation facility in Freiburg, Germany


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Ynvisible Interactive Inc. (Vancouver, Canada) has announced the establishment of a fully owned German subsidiary, ynvisible GmbH, and the official opening of  a state-of-the-art electrochromic inks development laboratory and commercialisation facility in Freiburg.

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Faller’s medication packaging “Medical Prescription” (photo: August Faller GmbH & Co. KG)

Faller’s smart packaging solution Medical Prescription enables revolutionary healthcare applications


Products

Intelligent, interactive pharmaceutical packaging with integrated electronics can improve compliance and help patients handle their medication intake more easily. With the Smart Packaging prototype “Medical Prescription”, AUGUST FALLER GmbH & Co. KG (Waldkirch, Germany) has developed a digitised folding carton which supports patient compliance with regard to medication intake. The innovative packaging solution, which includes a small e-paper display and electronic controls (buttons), counts down the tablets, reminds the patient of the correct time to take them and alerts the patient when it is time to order a new prescription. The special trick: With the help of an app developed in-house and via Bluetooth, doctors or pharmacists can transfer the individual dosage instructions onto the folding carton.

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Caption: An IMSE solution from TactoTek (photo: TactoTek)

TactoTek injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE) solution is automotive certified


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TactoTek (Oulu, Finland), a leading developer of injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions announced that one of its IMSE designs has passed an automotive OEM’s test requirements for interior use in its vehicles.

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