On 22 November, Prof Esko Kauppinen, founder of the Finnish Company Canatu, was honoured with the UNESCO Nanosciences Medal. All of the awardees are established leaders in their fields, and Esko Kauppinen is the first Finn to receive the medal. The award was presented to Kauppinen in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of nanosciences and nanotechnologies.
Whether it is sensors, lights or displays: More and more electronic components in the automotive sector are being printed. And there are no limits to the design. From 19 to 21 March 2019, LOPEC in Munich will provide information about new developments and trends on the market for printed electronics. One focus of the international exhibition and the accompanying conference will be on applications in the automotive industry.
Canatu, based Helsinki, Finland, has won the category “Concept cars” in the Automotive Brand Contest, which is the only international design competition for automobile brands. With the competition, the German Design Council honours outstanding product and communication design and draws attention to the fundamental importance of brand and brand design in the automotive industry. In this context, the focus is on the integral and consistent use of the brand across all media and products.