A smart sunscreen bottle using printed electronics technology

Crown Packaging Design Challenge awards creativity in packaging design with printed electronics


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A recent industry-led design project by Brunel University London has produced a range of innovative packaging concepts with incorporated printed electronics elements. Crown Packaging, a leading manufacturer of metal packaging with headquarters in Philadelphia (PA), USA, has teamed up with The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), a UK-based technology innovation centre, in order to set a challenge to 36 postgraduate design, innovation and branding students from Brunel University.

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Greg Frisby, industry manager at Sensory Analytics receives the C2 Asia/ICE daily Innovation Award from C2 and OPE publisher Franz Hermann

Sensory Analytics honoured with C2 Asia Innovation Award


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Sensory Analytics, LLC, a provider of advanced coating and film measurement solutions with headquarters in Greensboro (NC), USA, has received the coveted C2 Asia/ICE daily Innovation Award 2014 at the recently concluded ICE Asia trade fair in Shanghai, China.

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An Inputek touch screen with Heraeus' Clevios conductive polymers inside

Heraeus' Clevios PEDOT used in a touch screen product for the first time


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Germany-based Heraeus, active in the fields of precious metals, materials and technologies, as well as sensors, biomaterials and medical devices, has supplied its Clevios PEDOT:PSS product for a touch screen for the very first time. The solution is used for the preparation of the first large area PCT touch screen pilot product by the Taiwanese company Inputek. It is said to equip the device with clear, conductive and flexible properties.

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  A prototype of the sensor
A prototype of the sensor

Graphene based wearable sensor for disease monitoring


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Scientist of the University of Michigan are working on a new wearable vapour sensor that could one day offer continuous disease monitoring for patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, anemia or lung disease. The new sensor, which can detect airborne chemicals either exhaled or released through the skin, according to its creators would likely be the first wearable to pick up a broad array of chemical, rather than physical, attributes.

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  The presetations at LOPEC 2014 were very well attended
The presetations at LOPEC 2014 were very well attended

Call for papers for LOPEC 2015 starts


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Due to the fact that the upcoming LOPEC will already be staged from 3 to 5 March 2015 in the Neue Messe München in Munich the call for papers for the event’s conference starts now.

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