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commercialisation of the organic, inorganic, thin film and flexible nanotechnologies

IDTechEx hosts Printed Electronics USA 2013

The tenth annual IDTechEx event focuses on the commercialization of the technology, helping companies understand end-user requirements, latest technology capability across a diverse range of related technologies and end user case studies.

Key highlights:

  • End-user perspectives and sector requirements: Commercial successes, case studies, viability, opportunities
  • Technology and product development and roadmaps: Technical capabilities, costs, product development plans
  • Market insight and sector appraisal: Profitability, market sizing, unmet opportunities
  • Meet with a large number of end users looking to explore how they can benefit from printed electronics
  • Demonstration Street: The world’s largest collection of printed electronics products in one place
  • Manufacturing Street:  Live multi-technology printing and processes demonstration area
  • World's largest event on the topic: more than 150 exhibitors and 2,000 attendees are expected

Assess all the key technologies and opportunities in one location

Covering the full breadth of emerging materials and components, with over 180 presentations and 150 exhibiting companies. Attendees have access to all shows

More than a conference and tradeshow

In addition, IDTechEx analysts, who have been tracking these technologies for more than twelve years, would be delighted to have 1 to 1 meetings with you to help you understand the topic and your opportunities. Be part of Europe's leading event on the topic to understand the applications and emerging technologies, and meet customers, partners and suppliers to do business.

Event highlights

End user forum


World first announcements


Co-located Events

Learn what users need through a diverse range of case studies and question a panel of end users on their needs and experiences. View Details


Hear from leading global organizations with new announcements. View Details


Attendees can access all the conference track and co-located tradeshow. View Details




The co-located tradeshow runs alongside the conference tracks and takes place on November 20 & 21 It will showcase over 150 exhibiting companies from around the world, many demonstrating printed electronics in action. View Details


The world's largest collection of printed, organic and flexible electronics all displayed on the tradeshow floor. See what has already been produced and what is possible. View Details


Manufacturing Street on the tradeshow floor brings together organisations who will make devices in front of you, showcasing the different options and techniques. View Details





Have your questions answered by industry experts in interactive consultancy-style sessions which will bring you up to date with the topics. View Details


Printed Electronics USA 2013 will take advantage of being located in Santa Clara - a centre of excellence for organic and printed electronics by hosting tours to some of the leading companies working on the technology in this region. View Details


Conference Sessions

End user sessions will cover the following market verticals:

Consumer Packaged Goods     Healthcare     Consumer Electronics
Consumer Electronics Architecture and the build environment Textiles

Covering competitive technology appraisal, the hot topics and the taboo:

Future of Transparent Conductors     Flexible and Stretchable Electronics     System Integration
OLED versus LED Lighting Logic and Memory Bistable Display Technology
The Energy Storage Gold Rush Printed Conductors Printed Electronics Manufacturing
OLED Displays Paper Electronics 3D Printing
Energy Harvesting Global Market Analysis Actuators
Photovoltaics Touch Sensors and Screens Sensor Technology

What is Printed Electronics

Printed Electronics is one of the fastest growing technologies in the world. It is of vital interest to industries as diverse as consumer goods, healthcare, aerospace, electronics, media and transit. It is allowing electronics to be used in places it has never been before and it is improving existing electronics and electrics. This event, attended by more buyers than any other, is your information and networking hub on the topic. The international tradeshow, with more than 150 exhibitors, covers all the technologies throughout the entire supply chain across all major component types.

New to printed electronics? Learn more here.

Feedback from past attendees:

For Printed Electronics, there is no other event that holds a candle to this one


What an excellent conference. In the near future it will be one of the biggest conferences in the world

Samsung Electronics

You and all members of IDTechEx deserve should be complimented for making the Printed Electronics industry achieve the tipping point faster


This event has been carefully organized providing opportunities for interactions between all levels of the business market


Excellent! So many partners and customers

Hitachi Chemical