Marking the initial closing of its Series C funding round, CYNORA (Bruchsal, Germany) announced that it has secured US$25M in financing from investors in Asia, Europe and the US. The company is an emerging materials leader with a novel technology to produce ultra-high-efficiency emitter systems required for next-generation Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) displays. The company has raised US$80M since its inception in 2008. Final closing of the C round with an additional investment is expected shortly.
Tianma, a Chinese leader in electronic display manufacturing based in Shanghai, and CLEARink Displays (Fremont, California), a leader in next-generation ePaper, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a partnership framework for developing CLEARink’s patented ePaper 2.0 displays. Under the partnership framework, Tianma will develop TFT backplane and module assemblies for CLEARink’s next generation ePaper displays for tablets and other applications.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) has developed the world’s first digital POP sign using a full-colour electronic paper display, or EPD. A field test using this prototype is currently being held in conjunction with Isetan Mitsukoshi Ltd’s “HANBANASAI” campaign that launched on 20 February 2019.