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  From left to right: Dr Nicolas Schiller, deputy director of Fraunhofer FEP, Prof Volker Kirchhoff, acting director of Fraunhofer FEP, and Dr Uwe Vogel, deputy director of Fraunhofer COMEDD
From left to right: Dr Nicolas Schiller, deputy director of Fraunhofer FEP, Prof Volker Kirchhoff, acting director of Fraunhofer FEP, and Dr Uwe Vogel, deputy director of Fraunhofer COMEDD

Fraunhofer COMEDD becomes part of Fraunhofer FEP


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The German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, one of the world’s leading institutes for scientific research, decided to merge Fraunhofer COMEDD(Center for Organic Materials and Electronic Devices) and Fraunhofer FEP(Institute for Electron Beam-, Plasma Technology )with an aim to pool knowledge at one location. Starting with 1 July 2014 the research in organic electronics will be carried on under the name COMEDD at Fraunhofer FEP.

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  An illustration of graphene
An illustration of graphene

Graphene Flagship announces new partners


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Following its competitive call Graphene Flagship, one of the largest-ever European research initiatives, has just announced that it invited 66 new partners and thereby will double in size.

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  Transparent, printed photovoltaics can be integrated into to the facade of a building to generate energy (Photo: Heliatek GmbH)
Transparent, printed photovoltaics can be integrated into to the facade of a building to generate energy (Photo: Heliatek GmbH)

OE-A starts new working group focused on energy harvesting


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OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), a Working Group within the German VDMA, has gathered leading companies and institutes in the area of organic electronics that are focused on energy generation to found a new working group on Organic Electronics Energy (OEE).

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  Plastic Logic’s clean room
Plastic Logic’s clean room

Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic announce strategic partnership


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Cambridge University’s Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic Ltd, UK, recently announced the signing of a formal collaboration agreement, marking Plastic Logic joining the Centre to start work on a specific research programme, aimed ultimately at revolutionising the commercial exploitation of graphene in flexible plastic electronics.

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  Left to right: Dr Stephan Kirchmeyer, Wolfgang Mildner, Dr Jeremy Burroughes, Stan Farnsworth, Thomas Kolbusch , Prof Toshihide Kamata, Prof Dr Reinhard Baumann, Dr Peter Fischer, Dr Mark Verrall, Dr Davor Sutija and Dr Klaus Hecker
Left to right: Dr Stephan Kirchmeyer, Wolfgang Mildner, Dr Jeremy Burroughes, Stan Farnsworth, Thomas Kolbusch , Prof Toshihide Kamata, Prof Dr Reinhard Baumann, Dr Peter Fischer, Dr Mark Verrall, Dr Davor Sutija and Dr Klaus Hecker

OE-A elects new board of directors


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During the general assembly of the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), which took place on 10 June 2013 at the Fraunhofer EMFT in Munich, Germany, its members elected a new board of directors.

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