Photovoltaics Europe 2009
Photovoltaics Europe 2009
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Sponsors and Exhibitors
This event is on track to have 70+ exhibitors - do not miss out. Exhibit your capability alongside the best.

 

Premium Exhibitors

Agfa Materials
Agfa Materials has a leading position in producing film and related products for the graphical and healthcare industry. Agfa Materials commercializes with ORGACON™ a portfolio of PEDOT/PSS based formulations and printing inks. We recently introduced nano-Silver ink, extending the possibilities for conductive inks in printed electronics. Fields of application for PEDOT/PSS and nano-Silver range from antistatic for optical substrates, transparent conductive flexible electrode for ITO replacement, fine line connectors and printed antennas. More information can be found on http://www.agfa.com/orgacon External Link
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Germany Trade & Invest
Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization advises foreign companies looking to expand their business activities in the German market. It provides information on foreign trade to German companies that seek to enter into foreign markets. All inquiries relating to Germany as a business and investment location are treated confidentially. All investment services are available at no charge.
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imaging Technology international (iTi)
imaging Technology international Corporation (iTi) is a leading digital fabrication systems supplier. Established in 1992, headquartered in Boulder, CO with its European office in Cambridge UK, iTi designs, develops and manufactures high precision digital material deposition systems that incorporate inkjet technology. iTi's strategy is to support customers from Lab2Fab with a comprehensive range of flexible, printhead independent R&D tools, which include the Drop Watcher and MDS 300 materials deposition system, through to high volume fabrication systems such as the VJet and Digital Web Press.
 
In 2009, iTi established the iTi Solar division to advance the economies of clean, renewable energy through the use of industrial inkjet technologies. iTi Solar develops precision industrial inkjet systems for use in the manufacturing of efficient, low-cost solar cells. iTi Solar's material deposition systems are used by a number of labs worldwide, including the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL).
 
iTi is widely acknowledged for its technical expertise in incorporating inkjet technology as a digital manufacturing process. Our in-depth understanding of the capabilities of inkjet technologies, combined with expertise in industrial design, electrical, mechanical and software engineering assist our customers in a wide variety of deposition applications.
 
iTi can shape a world-class solution that makes sense for your inkjet challenge - work with us from Lab2Fab.
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Novacentrix
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics. With processing times of only milliseconds, surface depositions can be heated to melting or crystallization temperatures without damaging low temperature substrates. The very short processing times of the PulseForge® tools allow for high-speed processing rates in a roll-to-roll production format at speeds approaching 100 meters per minute.
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OTB Solar /PiXDRO
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
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PixDro
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
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Philips Applied Technologies
As part of Royal Philips Electronics, Philips Applied Technologies is a contract R&D organization that supports the development of products, applications and technical solutions. Its customers are market leaders, fast growing companies and start-ups. For every phase of the innovation process, it offers integral solutions, consultancy and specialist services. With over 1000 in-house experts, it can draw on a wide range of competences. For further information, visit
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Plastic Logic
Plastic Logic is the recognised leader in organic thin-film transistors (OTFT) and is at the forefront of research and investment in plastic electronics. The company has industrialised the process technology and now manufactures a range of high-quality, shatterproof, ultra-thin and ultra-lightweight plastic displays. These offer huge advantages over conventional screens, as they are extremely flexible with proven lifetimes. Solutions for sensor and other non-display applications are in development, enabling revolutionary design possibilities, set to transform existing markets such as wearable and mobile devices, signage, and automotive, as well as many others.
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Soligie
Soligie is the leading company to utilize high speed manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. State of-the-art design and development capabilities enable customers to realize products that push traditional boundaries. Soligie engages in development projects from the product concept phase through high volume manufacturing. The Company is on the cutting edge of the production of electronic components using high speed, fully additive roll-to-roll processes. Soligie offers a full range of services from concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production.
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Trident Industrial Ink Jet
Trident is a leader in the development and manufacture of both industrial piezoelectric ink jet printheads and ink jet inks. Trident was one of the pioneers of ink jet in the early 1980's jetting both liquid inks and hot melt inks. Today, Trident products are used in a variety of applications that require rugged, inert, stainless steel printheads for printing or accurately dispensing fluids reliably and frequently. Applications include digital patterned printing with etchants, dopants, metallic conductive inks and conductive fluids. Trident's inert printheads are unique in their ability to be disassembled, cleaned and reassembled enabling long life and high degree of return on investment.
 
Trident printheads are marketed worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the flat panel display manufacturing, printable electronics, wide format printing, precision coating markets. OEMs integrate Trident printheads into computer-controlled, application-specific products or systems which are then sold to end users.
 
Trident's development, manufacturing and administrative headquarters is located in Brookfield, Connecticut, USA (100 km from New York City). The company also has regional offices in Tokyo and Dublin, Ireland.
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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multitechnological contract research organization. In the area of printed intelligence and electronics VTT creates new innovations based on the integration of technologies and processes from the printing/paper and ICT/electronics industries. VTT's activities in Printed Intelligence combines extensive know-how - of electronics, optoelectronics, chemistry, biotechnology, optics and printing - to develop printed components and systems, which allow cost efficient embedding of simple intelligence everywhere. VTT has unique pilot factory facilities and know-how in roll-to-roll manufacturing of printed intelligence products.
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Exhibitors

ARDEJE
ARDEJE has a strong knowledge and background in DOD inkjet printing. We design and manufacture custom-built print engines based on our customers' specifications by integrating piezoelectric printheads for industrial applications based on DOD inkjet technology. Several printers and print engines have been manufactured for graphic art applications and printing industry. We are now taking advantage of our 10-year inkjet printing expertise by developing opportunities and new markets in printed electronics. ARDEJE has been pioneering this field since 2001 with successful partners and recently increased our R&D activities to provide technological innovative solutions for printed electronics applications. These developments are supported by involvement in European and French scientific and technology development projects in microelectronics, smart textiles, solar cells, etc. Furthermore, ARDEJE supplies technological and experimental products and services for fluid formulation and print quality optimization. Based on our vision expertise, ARDEJE has developed laboratory equipments for both drop formation and impact analysis.
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Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, Inc. is the leader in developing flexible, printed, "green," proprietary power source solutions for battery-powered printed electronic systems. The company was founded as Thin Battery Technologies in 2002 with patented technology and technical leadership from Energizer (Eveready Battery Company). Blue Spark customers include manufacturers, product designers, and integrators across multiple industries including: interactive packaging, RFID, pharmaceutical, powered smart cards, and novelty items. Users of products powered by Blue Spark batteries enjoy increased efficiency, greater convenience and portability, improved safety, lower manufacturing and assembly costs, higher profit margins, and greater environmental responsibility. For more information, visit http://www.bluesparktechnologies.com External Link or call +1 440 249 5400.
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SAXONY
Dresden - your favorite place
The Dresden region is the largest and most important European location for microelectronics and information technology - with more than 40.000 employees in about 1.200 companies, represented by the network "Silicon Saxony". The business areas of the local companies cover the entire value chain, however, development and production of electronic components and integrated circuits is the most significant sector of the Dresden microelectronic cluster. Large semiconductor fabs and almost all leading equipment manufacturers have settled here, delivering their products worldwide. To the technological strengths of Saxony belongs a high competence in the field of organic and printed electronics. The highly motivated and qualified experts as well as the dense network of business, science and government authorities are decisive factors for future investors.
Welcome to Dresden!
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Coatema Coating Machinery
Coatema provides coating, printing and laminating (encapsualtion) equipment for S2S or R2R systems. The leading company in this equuipment for PE developed the product portfolio further with the new Test Solution product line and has additional new products for PE like Laser patterning and nano imprint.
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cyberTECHNOLOGIES GmbH
cyberTECHNOLOGIES is dedicated to providing our clients with industry leading high-resolution, non-contact 3D measurement systems. Our advanced systems are widely utilized for industrial and scientific applications. The high resolution optical sensor, either laser-based or with a white and infrared light source, together with the specifically designed highly precise x/y scanning stage and sophisticated software, are the core of the system and produce reliable/dependable results.
Our non-contact 3D measurement systems are widely used in microelectronics and other precision industries for a vast array of applications, including waviness measurement, contour measurement, roughness measurement, step height measurement, solar cell measurement, thickness measurement and much more. Our solutions are trusted by major international companies, as well as many small and medium sized companies in R&D and production. We have a worldwide network of qualified distributors and representatives, which makes our company a dependable global player.
 
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DuPont Microcircuit Materials
For over 50 years, DuPont Microcircuit Materials has been a leading innovator in printed electronic materials. We develop, manufacture, and sell specialized inks for a wide variety of existing and emerging applications in the photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical device, military, and consumer products markets. We are a leader in customer support and product quality consistency.
 
Look to DuPont Microcircuit Materials' extensive knowledge of materials science and breadth of electronics experience to help you solve your current and future printed electronics material needs.
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DuPont Teijin Films
The DuPont Teijin Films joint venture is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance PET and PEN polyester films specifically designed for use in flexible and printed electronic applications. The Melinex®, Mylar® and Teijin®Tetoron® brands of PET, plus the Teonex® high performance PEN films are the substrates of choice for precise registration and dimensional control. Our extensive range of stabilized films includes products with excellent resistance to heat, abrasion, chemicals, UV, and moisture. New PET product developments include optically clear "TCH" films for the next generation of low iridescence/low bloom films, and white reflective flame retardant films with UL's VTM-0 certification.
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EKRA Gmbh
EKRA is a leading manufacturer of screen and stencil-printing systems and for more than 50 years have been consistently adhering to their business philosophy of offering only the highest quality products together with the best possible customer service. The products on offer range from manual laboratory machines through semiautomatic machines all the way to fully automatic inline machines. With systems on offer such as high-speed printers, flexible dual-lane solutions, customer-specific special machines or even complete production lines, EKRA is the ideal partner for any number of applications within the SMT, hybrid and thick film technology as well as advanced packaging fields.
 
Up until now, EKRA have installed more than 6000 systems worldwide and with the integration into the ASYS group in July 2005, EKRA have been able to extend their range of products in the field of screen and stencil printing which has consequently optimized their position in the market.
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Energy Harvesting Journal
Energy Harvesting Journal provides you with a free daily update of the latest industry developments. Launched in late 2008, this free portal covers progress of energy harvesting and energy storage in all its forms.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, the leading analyst and event organiser on energy harvesting and related technologies, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the subject. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Thursday listing the new articles posted in the previous week. We aim to make this service your most valuable tool for keeping up to date with the energy harvesting industry.
 
We seek your input - company progress, press releases, case studies and developments, which in turn we will feature as future articles. Please forward these to us - email Tessa Henderson at .
 
You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Thursday listing the new articles posted in the week. For more details, see
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Enfucell
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed SoftBattery®, a thin, flexible and eco-friendly printed power source. SoftBattery® can be utilized optimally in disposable and short lifetime products. Main application areas include medical, healthcare and logistics sensors, transdermal delivery systems and functional packaging. Enfucell's customers and partners include many of the world's leading corporations in their fields.
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Epurex Films
Epurex Films, based in Bomlitz up north in Germany is a Bayer Material Science company. We have specialised in high-performance technical films for more than 25 years. Our focus lies on development, production and sale of high-quality polyurethane films, breathable membrane- and hot-melt adhesive films. Our product portfolio offers customized products, e. g. special films for the use in modern electronic applications. We provide our customers with expert advice and technical support. We fill innovative ideas with life - films for ideas.
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Fraunhofer ENAS
The Fraunhofer Research Institution for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS in Chemnitz focuses on Smart Systems Integration using micro and nano technologies. Smart Systems are defined as miniaturized devices that incorporate functions of sensing, actuating and control. The integration of nano materials as well as printed functionalities causes new challenges and requires new approaches in terms of reliability, testability, design and security. Fraunhofer ENAS meets these demands. The development of printed functionalities (like conductivity, semiconductivity, insulator, energy storage, catalysis, light energy transformation), MEMS/NEMS, advanced technologies as well as reliability of systems and components belong to the core competences of Fraunhofer ENAS.
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Fraunhofer IZM
Fraunhofer IZM is one of the leading institutes in the fields of system integration technologies, reliability, wafer level integration and heterogeneous integration technology.
System integration and the packaging of electronic products are developed for suppliers and users from the consumer electronics, telecommunications, mechanical engineering and automotive and medical sectors. Our main objective is to support firms in the broad application of microelectronic and micro system technologies. Fraunhofer IZM represents an efficient research, development and service potential, in most of the electronic packaging sectors. Since 1999 the institute engages in micro energy technologies like integrated micro batteries, micro fuel cells and energy harvesting.
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FHR Anlagenbau GmbH
FHR Anlagenbau GmbH, a subsidiary of centrotherm photovoltaics AG, supplies thin-film technologies and key equipment for the production of solar cells.
 
  • Advanced metallization technologies by magnetron sputtering and CVD
  • Reactive sputtering technologies for deposition of oxides and nitrides
  • Advanced etching technologies by support of high density plasma sources
  • Flash Lamp Annealing (FLA) for modification of materials
  • Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) for nano-scale 3D coating
 
FHR equips customers around the world with customized plants for the thin film coating, and is also a supplier of high-quality, bonded sputtering targets.
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FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc., the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 30 years of experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices and applications for the printed electronics industry. Single pass deposition of functional fluids at high speeds will be demonstrated on a roll-to-roll inkjet platform. With a 43mm print width, drop sizes from 2 to 12 picoliter and nozzle firing of up to 2048 jets, this printer system enables jetting of larger quantities of fluid quickly to facilitate sustainability and reliability testing and accelerates development process from lab to production.
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H.C. Starck Clevios
H.C. Starck Clevios GmbH is a 100% daughter of H.C. Starck GmbH, Germany.
H.C. Starck Clevios GmbH manufactures a range of patented conductive polymers based on PEDOT:PSS (Clevios P) - chemistry for electronic applications. From conductive polymers for antistatic, OLED, organic solar cell and capacitor applications to new printable applications, versatile Clevios meets the requirements of emerging flexible electronic materials. High conductive materials, such as PEDOT:PSS with 750 S/cm and new HIL materials will be spotlighted by the company.
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HTT GmbH
HTT is a representative and distribution organization representing about 30 key Semiconductor Equipment manufacturer in the Central Europe region.
Beside of Semiconductor Industry HTT is also involved in other industries like Solar, Photo Voltaic, Printed and Organic Electronics, Bio and MEMS.
HTT offers local sales, application and service support.
Also HTT runs their own Probe Card
manufacturing plant in Dresden.
With over 20 years of experiance we are
specialized in customer requirements for
fully automated processes.
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ICI Imagedata
ICI Imagedata is one of the world's leading manufacturers of speciality coated polyester films, including the Stabilex Ultra range of thermally stabilised films.
 
Produced by a unique purpose-built thermal stabilisation system which minimises thermal instability and skew and provides excellent lay flat properties, Stabilex Ultra Films offer excellent product quality, consistency and performance.
 
Ideal for the most demanding electronics, display and photovoltaic applications, the Stabilex Ultra range comprises Clear, White, Translucent and Optically Pure Films. All are available plain or pre-treated in different thicknesses and with a choice of master roll, slit reel or sheet formats.
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IDTechEx
IDTechEx offers independent market research, business intelligence and advice on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain, supporting them in making essential strategic business decisions.
 
Our experienced business and technology experts provide international perspective in printed electronics and electrics, electric vehicles, disruptive new materials, components and systems, 3D printing, energy storage and energy harvesting.
 
We do this by disseminating our research through subscription and advisory services, reports, bespoke consulting and events.
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ImageXpert
ImageXpert Inc. is a leader in part inspection systems and tools for printed electronics. Developers and manufacturers rely on ImageXpert systems in R&D and in production. We offer expertise in analyzing printed materials from a variety of traditional and digital printing technologies and a long history of providing machine-vision based image quality measurement and part inspection systems to imaging companies worldwide. Our hardware configurations include 2-D camera-based systems, 3-D laser height profiling systems, and line scan camera-based systems. Specialized systems include JetXpert, an innovative system for analysis of drops in flight for any inkjet print head or jetting technology, and ImageXpert Solar, a solar cell inspection system that uses machine vision with both visible and NIR cameras to measure finger widths, spacing and other features.
 
All of our systems use the same flexible, analytical software to produce objective, repeatable data.
 
www.jetxpert.com
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InkTec Co., Ltd
Transparent Silver Inks, developed by InkTec with patented technology, are Ag-based conducting inks suitable to RFID Tag, PCB, reflective film, display, and EMI shielding, etc. Differently from other prior conductive inks based on nano-technology, InkTec inks are purely transparent silver inks which are not formulated by particle structure. The inks are stable even in long-term storage and applicable to various substrates because they enable ink sintering in low temperature for conductive trace.
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IN-CORE Systemes
IN-CORE Systemes designs and manufactures high speed quality control equipments for printed and plain surfaces. After very quick master patch learning of all repetitive patterns, the printed surfaces are inspected continuously whatever registration organization, with automatic and dynamic elasticity adjustment. During the inspection the system detects flaws and monitors the registration period or geometrical position of printings / hot stampings. Major fields of application are printed electronics like RFID antennas and flexible circuits, coated laminated and metallized films for a range of industrial and security applications. IN-CORE Systemes team has been active in computer vision since the late 80s.
 
Automatic inspection is going beyond the aspect defect detection and provides accurate classification for root cause analysis, trend data for process improvement, roll data to optimize slitting, and rewind control for increased throughput.
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Innovation Lab GmbH
InnovationLab (iL) - A Unique Cooperation between Business and Science
 
InnovationLab (iL) is an application-oriented research and transfer platform of business and science, based in Heidelberg, Germany. Organized in the form of a public-private partnership, all of iL's partners share the common goal of driving innovation faster into markets. A laboratory has been set up that is unique worldwide, in which academic scientists and industrial researchers from various disciplines work together on the development of Organic Electronics.
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ISRA VISION
After more than 25 years, ISRA VISION continues to be one of the global leading suppliers of machine vision systems with strategic focus on high-speed surface quality inspection. The systems provide 100% inspection of printed, patterned, and un-printed materials, either on continuous web (reel-to-reel) or sheets. For printed electronics applications, the systems inspect 100% of each repeat and detect defects such as mis-registration, shorts, opens, cracks, "mouse-bites", and substrate defects. Defects are classified by type and the location of each defect is mapped. Our goal: to provide the entire production chain with standard solutions to optimize production and to maximize yield.
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Johnson Matthey
Johnson Matthey Silver & Coating Technologies supplies silver based conductive coatings globally, for use in the electronics industry.
 
We offer a full range of materials for various applications, such as flexible circuitry, display technologies, membrane switches and RFID to name a few.
 
Our full product range is supported by a highly qualified technical team, which provides complete support in material selection, application and development.
 
 
We would be pleased to discuss your requirements and ways in which we can support your business.
visit our website
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Konarka Technologies, Inc.
Konarka Technologies develops and manufactures solar plastic films that convert light to energy - anywhere. As the leading developer of polymer-based, organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology that provides a source of renewable power in a variety of form factors, Konarka has a broad portfolio of patents, technology licenses and an accomplished technical, scientific and manufacturing team. Manufactured at low cost and low energy consumption, the company's Konarka Power Plastic« technology is lightweight, flexible, scalable and adaptable for use in a variety of commercial, industrial, government and consumer applications. Konarka Technologies is headquartered in Lowell, Mass., U.S.A. and has a full scale production manufacturing facility in New Bedford, Mass. U.S.A., with European headquarters in Nurnberg, Germany, business development offices in Asia and a research and development facility in Austria. For additional information, visit http://www.konarka.com.
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Kurabo Industries Ltd (Japan)
We will be demonstrating the Kurabo "Mazerustar" planetary mixer which is ideal for mixing of ingredients in inks, pastes and gels for a wide range of applications. Advantages are very fast mixing/deaeration, even for difficult to mix materials, without waste or contamination. A range of different sized machines is offered - from laboratory scale to large production.
 
Mozaik is the European representative and stockist for Kurabo "Mazerustar" mixers.
Director of Mozaik is Steve Muckett - who is an expert on fine line thick film materials and processes and also the European representative of Technic (USA) for promotion of precious metal powders and flakes.
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PolyPhotonix
PolyPhotonix is a new company that is manufacturing POLED devices for and lighting and design applications. He says, "The principal reason for setting up PolyPhotonix in the North East is because of the Printable Electronic Technology Centre PETEC. It would have been very difficult to do without the PETEC infrastructure. We've been able to pull in resources, use some of the PETEC materials, and gain access the right kind of people - all of which would have been prohibitively expensive under any other system. In addition ONE NorthEast have been very helpful. I firmly believe that we are in a position to lead the field with this new generation of materials - which is very exciting." PETEC is a UK national flagship centre backed by the UK Government and industry, newly opened at NETPark in Sedgefield, County Durham UK for the development of printable electronics technologies.
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Mozaik Technology Ventures Ltd.
We will be demonstrating the Kurabo "Mazerustar" planetary mixer which is ideal for mixing of ingredients in inks, pastes and gels for a wide range of applications. Advantages are very fast mixing/deaeration, even for difficult to mix materials, without waste or contamination. A range of different sized machines is offered - from laboratory scale to large production.
 
Mozaik is the European representative and stockist for Kurabo "Mazerustar" mixers.
Director of Mozaik is Steve Muckett - who is an expert on fine line thick film materials and processes and also the European representative of Technic (USA) for promotion of precious metal powders and flakes.
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Muehlbauer
Mnhlbauer is a global, independent consultant and manufacturer of turnkey automation solutions for the smart card, smart label, semiconductor backend and vision industries. In addition, the company is active in the areas of data enrollment and verification, precision parts and OEM production. With about 1,800 employees in 29 locations on five continents, Mnhlbauer is a leading supplier of production equipment for the smart card industry.
 
Mnhlbauer solutions enable to manufacture any type of chip card, including ID cards, contact and contactless cards, dual interface as well as multimedia cards and smart labels for access control, supply chain management, tracking of textiles and applications for the retail industry.
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NexTech FAS
NexTechFAS offers its Advantage Series Extrusion Deposition (ED) systems as standalone units or fully automated, integrated process lines designed to meet the unique requirements of the flexible and OLED markets. The integrated coating process line uses the patented FASCoat technology, a high-performance deposition method which maximizes material use to over 95% and offers extremely high throughput compared to competing deposition technologies. The Advantage Series ED technology offers a cost effective solution capable of depositing a wide variety of process chemistries, including tough-to-coat OLED and PV materials which are often deposited at submicron thicknesses with stringent uniformity requirements.
NexTech Solutions, Inc. and FAS Holdings Group, LLC, doing business jointly as "NexTechFAS", are pleased to announce that the company has signed an exclusive sales and marketing representative agreement with J. P. Kummer, a specialist distributor of instruments used in the manufacturing of semiconductors.
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John P Kummer GmbH
 
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Novaled AG
Novaled AG is a world-class technology provider in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technologies. Together with its proprietary materials, Novaled markets its advanced Novaled PIN OLEDTM technology to display and lighting makers preparing their entry into this promising new field.
 
In operation since March 2003, the company has developed into a leading technology provider with a strong intellectual property position. In this short time Novaled has attained the world record in power efficiency.
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Novalia
Novalia puts interactivity into print. Touch sensitive input and light/sound output is coupled with transistor based intelligence.
 
We offer design, product development/creation services and work with our partners to co-ordinate manufacture.
 
We believe there is an opportunity for our customers to add significant value to their products in the form of creative new product concepts manufactured with existing and proven production capability.
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Omic
OMIC is a University Innovation Centre for the speciality organic materials and polymer industries, and is facilitating knowledge transfer in organic materials from Universities in the northwest of the UK to businesses in the UK and Europe to help those businesses to innovate and grow. OMIC is part of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (www.materialschemistry.org)
 
There is considerable expertise within OMIC in organic / printable electronics and in particular in:
• The discovery, development and characterisation of new organic materials for application in electronic devices such as:
  • Diodes and transistors
  • Photovoltaics / solar cells
  • Sensors
• The processing (e.g. direct write including inkjet and nanolithography) of semi-conducting and conducting organic materials, including nanoparticulate metals and precursors, into a wide range of devices on a diverse range of substrates including plastic, glasses and textiles.
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Optomec
Optomec® is the world-leading provider of additive manufacturing systems for high-performance applications in the Electronics, Photovoltaic, and Aerospace & Defense markets. Optomec's Aerosol Jet ® Deposition System (formerly known as M3D) is a breakthrough additive technology enabling finer feature sizes than traditional ink-jetting and screen printing processes. The Aerosol Jet system utilizes an innovative aerodynamic focusing technology that produces electronic and physical structures with feature sizes down to 10 microns. The Aerosol Jet system supports a wide variety of materials including nanoparticle inks and screen-printing pastes, conductive polymers, insulators, adhesives, and even biological matter that can be accurately deposited onto non-planar substrates.
 
Aerosol Jet is a registered trademark of Optomec, Inc.
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Osmotronic
Osmotronic is a London based design company that creates interactive products, services and experiences across print, digital media and physical spaces. It works with companies who want to benefit from innovative products and services that connect technology and content in a direct and tangible way.
 
Osmotronic combines expertise in interaction design and communication to create intuitive and engaging products that drive revenue and increase brand value.The company offers a range of consultancy services from concept generation through to software design and content production, as well as working with exciting companies across the sectors of technology, media and manufacturing to develop proprietary products and technologies.
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Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is the largest and most diverse filtration, separations and purifications company in the world. We apply a vast technology portfolio to many industries including semiconductor fabrication, ink jet printing and display manufacturing. Printable electronics is evolving from these key industries and Pall can leverage significant filtration expertise for these new applications.
 
Pall offers filtration options for conductive ink dispersion classification, particulate and gel contaminant removal in all coating applications, gel removal in UV curable fluids and for many other applications. Pall filtration technology will enable faster production, fewer defects, higher yields and lower overall costs in all the markets that we serve.
 
We look forward to your filtration challenge.
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PolyIC
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the field "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices".
 
„Touch Sensors & Passive Devices"
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility.
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Printed Electronics World
Printed Electronics World provides you with a daily update of the latest industry developments. Launched in May 2007, this free portal covers the progress to printed electronics in all its forms - from transistor circuits to power, sensors, displays, materials and manufacturing.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, the leading printed electronics analyst and event organiser, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the issue. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Wednesday listing the new articles posted in the previous week. We aim to make this service your most valuable tool for keeping up to date with the printed electronics industry.
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Ink World Magazine
Ink World is the largest trade magazine in the world covering the US$20+ billion global printing ink industry, reaching over 5,000 subscribers worldwide. Ink World's editors and correspondents provide extensive and accurate reporting with incisive articles on the companies, the people and the trends in the global printing ink industry.
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Rogers Corporation
The Durel Division of Rogers Corporation will present their Printed Electronics and Lighting Solutions. Durel has over twenty years of design and high volume manufacturing experience in printed electronics. Our screen printing capabilities include product design, electrical, mechanical and optical testing, precision registration along with finished product converting and assembly operations.
 
Products and applications include medical electrodes and sensors, capacitive sensors, conductive adhesives, antenna, electroluminescent lamps, light guide film backlights and polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC).
 
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) is a global technology leader in the development of high performance specialty-materials-based products for a variety of applications in diverse markets. The company operates sales and manufacture facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
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Samsung Electronics
Samsung SDS was established in 1985, by consolidating Information and Communication Technology(ICT) systems of all Samsung subsidiaries.
Since its foundation, Samsung SDS has provided comprehensive ICT services and contributed to the growth of Samsung Group as a global company.
Samsung SDS has established 17 overseas offices in ten countries starting with SDS America in 1997, and has set up eight data centers in six countries since its first data center in Gwacheon, Korea in 1992.
Samsung SDS's business is organized according to the clients' business environments and needs.
It provides various ICT services such as business consulting,
network system integration (NSI), smart infrastructure engineering (SIE),
ICT outsourcing, business process outsourcing (BPO), ICT infra, and ICT solution.
 
In case of the composition of researchers at S.A.I.T, close to 40% hold Ph.D degree and in terms of the majors, 37% of researchers here hold electronics major and others spread across the board.
 
SAIT has 3 research centers, 1 technology center and 1 frontier lab .
 
Those are Future IT Research Center , Materials & Devices Research Center , Emerging Technology Research Center, Material Technology Center and Frontier Research Lab.
 
Last year we spent 300 million US dollars for research budget of 1300 employees.
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Saxony Economic Development Corporation
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
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Silicon Saxony e.V.
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsf÷rderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
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Smart Systems Campus
The Smart Systems Campus in Chemnitz represents a dynamic network of microsystems technology expertise. The Technology Park, with its generous dimensions on a site measuring almost 4.5 hectares, provides renowned scientific and technical centres with an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen together with an economic boost at a location where everything is on the spot.
 
The city of Chemnitz meets all the conditions for developing a microsystems technology specialist centre of expertise. The region is one of the most important sector clusters in Germany due to the number of companies already established in this sector. The cooperation and intensive exchange of knowledge with the Silicon Saxony e.V. organisation permits interdisciplinary approaches to joint projects.
 
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Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales over $3 billion and 11,000 employees, Sun Chemical operates in 110 countries worldwide. Leveraging 50 years of experience as a supplier to the printed circuits industry, Sun Chemical has recently commercialized a range of new products for membrane switch, RFID and photovoltaics markets. Through an ongoing commitment to developing innovative products that provide value to our customers, Sun Chemical is investing in facilities and technologies targeted at the evolving printed electronics market.
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TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
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Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed, rewritable memory, the Company is creating printed systems that include memory, logic, sensing, display, and wireless communication, all at a low cost unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Everything by bringing intelligence to disposable goods.
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Toyo Ink Group
The Toyo Ink Group develops a broad array of high-functional, high-value-added materials for printed electronics and industrial applications. Our Rexalpha series of conductive silver pastes used for forming RFIDs and FPCs, leads the field in ultra-thin and low resistance properties. Other cutting-edge products on display are insulators for touch screen panels and FPCs as well as various adhesive films and conductive tapes for EMI shielding applications.
 
Toyo Ink leverages our advanced manufacturing expertise based on our core colorants and resins technology, continuously pushing for improvements. Come see why we have been the leader in print innovation for over a century now.
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Trelleborg Applied Technology - UNITEX
UNITEX (Part of the Trelleborg Group) has been manufacturing high performance SCREEN PRINTING SQUEEGEES for over 50 years. Our class leading products with tight dimensional tolerance and Shore A hardness accuracy are the preferred squeegees in a wide range of industries. The printing edge is consistently sharp and is capable of depositing the printed layer accurately between 70µm and 10 µm, while resisting glass frits and abrasive particles often found in conductive inks and pastes. Our Blue Chip customers recognise the advantages of the precision and repeatability of the Unitex product. UNITEX squeegees are specified in many OEM printing processes around the world.
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UK Displays and Lighting Network
UK Displays and Lighting Network was launched in April 2006 as part of the DTI - "Knowledge Transfer Networks' programme. UKDL is a vibrant central hub of activity for the displays and lighting community. Designed to stimulate innovation in the key technology sectors by promoting collaboration, best practice and knowledge sharing between industry and academia. By encouraging partnerships and teamwork, UKDL aims to support science base through to end-users. Positioning the UK as the innovation engine for Europe.
 
UKDL supports and strengthens the UK Displays and Lighting Sector through tutorials, workshops and seminars with training and education embracing all levels of industry, commerce and academia. We encourage commercial and industrial collaborations between members that result in creation of wealth for UK plc through the profitable activities of members.
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UK Trade & Investment
 
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Umicore
Umicore is a materials technology group. Its activities are centred on four business areas: Advanced Materials, Precious Metals Products and Catalysts, Precious Metals Services and Zinc Specialties. Each business area is divided into market-focused business units, be it in products that are essential to everyday life or those at the cutting edge of new technological developments.
 
Umicore focuses on application areas where it knows its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy can make a real difference. Umicore generates approximately 50% of its revenues and spends approximately 80% of its R&D budget in the area of clean technology, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics, fuel cells, and precious metals recycling. Umicore's overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on this ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.
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UniJet
UniJet Co. Ltd is a total solution provider of inkjet printing systems and technology, especially for electronic material deposition. UniJet supplies printing systems ranging from R&D systems to mass production systems for LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, solar cell, PCB, RFID, semiconductor packaging, and various coating applications. Mass production systems are customized to meet the application requirements and specifications with R2R printing systems. UniJet also offers process know how for various application developments as well as for application specific inks.
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Vorbeck Materials
Vorbeck Materials Corp. is a technology company established in 2006 to manufacture and develop applications using Vor-x™, Vorbeck's patented graphene material developed at Princeton University. Vorbeck launched the world's first commercial graphene product with the introduction of Vor-ink™, a graphene-based conductive ink for electronics applications. Products using Vor-ink™ circuits are already available in major retail chains. Vorbeck was named as one of "America' Next Top Energy Innovators" by the US Department of Energy for its record-setting battery developments with PNNL and Princeton University. Vorbeck's graphene-based composite materials demonstrate significant increases in strength compared to conventional materials. Vorbeck Materials is the first company to receive EPA approval for the commercial production and sale of graphene-based products. Further information is available at www.vorbeck.com or by emailing info@vorbeck.com.
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