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Imec and PVcase have launched a partnership to develop a commercial software solution that allows to easily design and accurately predict the energy yield of state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) power plants (pixabay.com)

Imec and PVcase co-develop next-generation yield-simulation software for solar parks


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At the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC) in Marseille (France), Imec (Leuven, Belgium), a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies and EnergyVille, together with PVcase, a Lithuanian software company disrupting the way solar parks are engineered globally, presented their partnership to develop a commercial software solution that allows to easily design and accurately predict the energy yield of state-of-the-art photovoltaic (PV) power plants. First blind tests of the prototype software already show best-in-class results for bifacial PV plants and the go to market is targeted for the first half of 2020.

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Smartrac’s Skyline UHF tag (photo: Smartrac)

Smartrac enhances industrial focus and ramps up global production capacity


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Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, recently announced a significant increase in its manufacturing capacity and the implementation of concrete measures to reinforce the company’s focus on global industrial applications.

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PARC’s new cleanroom enables the development and testing of new products in flexible and printed electronics (photo: PARC)

PARC launches cleanroom services for electronics R&D partnerships


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PARC (Palo Alto, California), a Xerox company, has opened new cleanroom facilities for use by corporate research departments, government agencies and start-up companies to develop prototype electronic devices and novel technologies quickly and cost-effectively.

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Symbolic commissioning of Heliatek’s production line (photo: Heliatek)

Inauguration ceremony of Heliatek’s organic solar film series production


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Michael Kretschmer, prime minister of Germany’s Free State Saxony, and Dirk Hilbert, Mayor of Dresden, officially inaugurated Heliatek’s state-of-the-art mass-production facility for its revolutionary organic solar films, in the presence of representatives from Heliatek’s shareholders, supplier-partners, economy and the press corps. The guests were given a comprehensive tour through the new production line, which ended with a symbolic commissioning of the plant that is now starting its ramp-up procedures.

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BST eltromat is renowned for its expertise in quality assurance for web-oriented applications (photo: BST eltromat)

Promoting further growth: Five years of BST eltromat


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As the 5th anniversary of the merger of BST and eltromat arrives, BST eltromat International (Bielefeld, Germany) is setting the course for further growth. The company has acquired a 22 000m2 plot of land in Bielefeld-Altenhagen, where it will build its future headquarters. Employees from both the Leopoldshöhe location and the former company headquarters in Heidsieker Heide, Bielefeld, will move into the new, generously sized building, which will be designed for maximum functionality from top to bottom.

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