6

Mind your head!
Flexible electronics helps to prevent severe injuries in contact sports

8

Breathe for peace of mind
South Korean scientist wants to diagnose diabetes and other severe diseases by analysing the breath through a portable device

10

Two heads are better than one
Measuring cholesterol may get much more convenient in the near future thanks to organic and printed electronics

12

Show your feelings!
Intelligent and interactive clothing could be a worthy field of activity for flexible and stretchable electronics

13

Close monitoring
New sensors are developed to monitor military and civilian personnel in critical positions

14

Flexibility is key
If applications are to be worn on or in the human body the power source of course also has to adjust to its conditions and shapes

16

Sensing inks
Intrinsiq Materials develops the inks for a British project that plans to produce tests that rapidly detect sexually transmitted diseases

18

Mother Nature’s finest
Carbon nanotubes transform spider silk into a conductive, multifunctional and eco-friendly material

20

Silver linings
Ag/AgCl inks can be used as a basis for various medical applications

21

Tailor made and fit for purpose
VDL FLOW designs and builds R&D and pilot manu-facturing lines for OPV and OLED for Solliance

22

Ditch the time wasters
Why infrared could be the right choice for the drying and sintering of printed electronics

24

A move towards mutual benefit
Ceradrop joins MGI Group and hopes to profit from its international network and proven technology

26

Tomorrow’s world
Stanford engineers build the world’s first basic computer using carbon nanotubes

27

Stand apart
A new project joins the work towards luminescent packaging based on OLED technology

28

Further growth ahead
OPE journal presents its latest study of the market for organic and printed electronics

30

A decade of printed electronics
The 10th Printed Electronics USA exhibition is driven by the desire to be at the forefront of innovation in the market

32

Premier of OPE-X China
New exhibition for the organic and printed electronics industry in Shanghai

33

Munich invites you to make yourself at home
LOPE-C’s second time around in Munich was able to even excel last year’s event

34

The horse whisperer
Michael Hecht and his four-legged ‘friends’ offer rather unusual training programmes for executives

1 A word of greeting
2 OE-A Elects New Board of Directors
3 Organic and Printed Electronics Reach Mass Markets
5 OE-A Announces Winners of LOPE-C Investor Forum Awards and Demonstrator Competition
6 Smart Devices and Printed Electronics for the Healthcare sector
8 Meeting the challenge:
Advancing the integration of electronic functions into textiles
8 Printed detection strips for the control of adherence to therapy
  OE-A Calender of Events
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