The European Commission has chosen so-called Graphene-project as one of Europe’s first two 10-year, 1 billion euro research flagships with the aim to take graphene and related layered materials from academic laboratories to society, revolutionise multiple industries and create economic growth and new jobs in Europe.
The Performance Materials division of the German chemicals company Merck and Japan-based producer of printers, information and imaging related equipment Seiko Epson Corporation recently announced a cooperation and licensing agreement for inkjet inks used in the manufacture of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays.
The Germany based Printechnologics, a technology developer of printed functionalities, was awarded with the renowned Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, which honours outstanding technological breakthroughs and innovations.
With Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. from Belgium the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) has just welcomed its newest member. The association now represents 200 companies and institutions from 31 countries around the world.
The UK based Eight19 Limited, a developer and manufacturer of third generation solar cells based on printed plastic today announced the launch of Azuri Technologies Limited to develop its Indigo ‘pay-as-you-go’ solar technology for off-grid markets. Eight19 will concentrate on development of its printed plastic solar technology and Azuri will focus on expanding the Indigo product family and market reach.