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Dominik Gronarz from Organic Electronics Saxony

German research ministry promises funding for organic electronics


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Luminous magazine advertisements made of OLEDs or glass facades that collect energy by means of integrated organic solar cells are only two of several projects in Saxony that will be funded by the German federal ministry for research with up to €4M. The engineers and scientists, together with international partners, are expected to bring their research projects to market maturity and thus create new production plants and jobs in Germany.

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The SoftBattery from Enfucell

Quad Industries is new licensee for SoftBattery


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Enfucell, a leading customised battery supplier to the printed electronics industry headquartered in Vantaa, Finland, has announced a new license partnership with Belgian-based Quad Industries, producer of printed electronics-based touch and switch solutions. The agreement names Quad Industries as licensee for Enfucell’s SoftBattery, a thin, flexible, and eco-friendly power source.

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Soligie offers printed electronics applications for many different sectors

Molex acquires Soligie


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Molex Incorporated, a global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions with headquarters in Lisle (IL) USA, has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Soligie, Inc. The Minnesota-based company specialises in printed and flexible electronic solutions for applications in medical, military, industrial, lighting and consumer goods. Products range from sensor systems, medical wearables, LED lighting, specialised RFID labels, and devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Silver nanowires by Seashell under the microscope

BASF acquires nanowire technology from Seashell


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The American subsidiary of the leading German chemistry supplier BASF has acquired the technology, patents and know-how for silver nanowires by Seashell Technology, a nanotechnology company based in San Diego (CA), USA. The transaction extends BASF’s portfolio of solutions offered to the display industry through the company’s growing electronic materials unit.

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Martin Goetzeler, president and CEO of AIXTRON

AIXTRON acquires PlasmaSi


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AIXTRON SE, a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry with headquarters in Herzogenrath, Germany, has announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based PlasmaSi, Inc. effective 1 April 2015. The American company enables the encapsulation of organic thin films by depositing ultra-thin and flexible barrier films through its proprietary technology, which is particularly well-suited for next-generation OLED display products including mobile phones, hand-held devices, tablets, wearables and large screen HDTV.

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