DAY ONE - Thursday 20 April
Global Market Overview
8:30-9:00 IDTechEx, UK
Raghu Das, CEO
electronics progress and state-of-the-art in East Asia"
- Latest progress from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and elsewhere
- Activities of major players
9:00-9:30 IDTechEx, USA
Dan Lawrence, VP Business Development
on North American markets and research in printed electronics"
- The major players, regions, and markets for printed
electronics developing in North America
- Differences between the Americas and other regions in terms
of technology focus
- Regional start-ups or multi-nationals, comparative
strengths and weaknesses
Printed Electronics Ltd, UK
Steve Jones, Business Development Director
electronics: opportunities and threats”
- The boundaries
between conventional electronics and printed electronics
Areas that need to be developed before the wider community will accept printed
- The major limitation with inkjet printing
The major challenge with inkjet printing
Investing in Printed Electronics
10:00-10:30 Intel Capital, Western Europe
Abdul Guefor, Investment Director
"Intel Capital and strategic venturing"
- Intel Capital mission and overview
- Investment philosophy and criteria
- Intel and printed electronics
10:30-11:00 Refreshment and networking break
11:00-11:30 Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd, UK
Hermann Hauser, Director
approach to investing"
Thin Film Transistor Circuits
11:30-12:00 Motorola, USA
Dr Jie Zhang, Principal Staff Engineer
opportunities for printed electronics"
- Market opportunities for low cost electronics
- Challenges in printed electronics
Printing process and technologies
- Functional inks for printed electronics
12:00-12:25 Hewlett Packard, USA
Dr Thomas Lindner,
"Printed Electronics - HP's Technology beyond Ink on Paper"
- Capability of HP's Ink Jet Capability
- Printable Materials and active Devices
- The next Horizon: Digital Fabrication
12:25-12:50 University of California, Berkeley, USA
Dr Vivek Subramanian,
printed materials and devices for RFID applications"
- Performance needs of printed RFID
- Development of advanced engineered materials for printed
- Characteristics of fully-printed active and passive
components for printed RFID
12:50-13:50 Lunch and networking break
13:50-14:15 PolyIC, Germany Wolfgang Mildner, Managing Director
14:15-14:40 VTT, Finland
Dr Jukka Hast
roll-to-roll fabricated integrated
possibilities and restrictions
Printed Memory Circuits
14:40-15:05 Thin Film Electronics, Sweden Dr Per Bröms, Brand Manager/Product Manager
- Introduction to polymer based non-volatile random access memory
- Anti-counterfeit devices as an example of early applications
- Printed memory roadmap
Photovoltaics, Batteries and Sensors
15:05-15:35 Konarka Technologies, Austria
Dr Christoph Brabec, Director Polymer Photovoltaics
"Printed flexible photovoltaics - a pathway to low cost power supply"
- Polymer Photovoltaics
- Polymer Electronics
15:35-16:00 NANOIDENT, Austria
- Introduction to NANOIDENT's photonic sensor platform
- Advantages of organic photodetectors vs. silicon photodetectors
- NANOIDENT ORGANIC FAB: Next generation semiconductor fab
- Markets and applications for organic photodetectors
16:00-16:30 Refreshment and networking break
16:30-16:55 SCEAS, University of Manchester, UK
"Conducting polymer gas and odour sensors"
- Conducting polymers as
sensors in the form of an array for measurement of complex mixtures of
- When exposed to analyte vapours, the electrical conductivity of the polymer film changes. This is correlated quantitatively to the concentration of the vapours, and is readily reversible.
- Methods of deposition of
conducting polymers onto polyimide substrates
16:55-17:20 VARTA Microbattery GMBH, Germany
Dr Martin Krebs
" Batteries for Printed Electronics"
- Recent development in portable battery business
- Flat batteries below 1mm thickness
- Trends and technics in printed batteries
"How to make money out of Printed
Stuart Evans, CEO, Plastic Logic, UK
Richard Kirk, Managing Director, elumin8, UK
Steve Jones, Business Development Director, Printed Electronics Ltd, UK
Abdul Guefor, Investment Director, Intel Capital, Western Europe
Dr Nick Stone, Novalia, UK
19:00 Meet the Experts Gala Dinner
St John's College
(by pre arrangement only)
DAY TWO - Friday 21 April
Displays Section Chairman Chris Williams, UK Director, UK Displays & Lighting Network
09:00-09:30 elumin8 Systems, UK Richard Kirk, Managing Director
"New large area moving colour displays"
Orgatronics, The Netherlands
“Low cost manufacturing solutions for OLED’s by using inkjet printing”
- Different type of printing challenges
- Integral inkjet printing approach
- Manufacturing solutions and project examples
10:00-10:30 Cambridge Display Technology, UK
Dr Jonathan Halls,
Strategic Technology Planner
"Polymer OLEDs: Recent Progress and Particular Challenges for Flexible Displays"
- Recent progress in PLED performance and manufacturing
- Commercialisation status and market drivers
- Flexible P-OLED status and Challenges
10:30-11:00 Refreshment and networking break
11:00-11:30 John Lewis PLC, UK Katharine Williams, Telephony & Shelf Edge Labelling Systems Manager; Episys, UK Nigel Rix, Commercial Director
11:30-12:00 NTERA Inc., Ireland
Dr. David Corr, Managing Director Dublin, Chief Scientist
"Experience the brighter world of visual DNAs"
Manufacturing Printed Electronics
12:00-12:30 Cenamps, UK
Dr Mike Pitkethly, Chief Executive Officer
"Polymer electronics for a flexible functional future -
bridging the gap between lab and production"
- Addressing the challenges of scale-up
- The vision of a prototyping facility in the North East of England
- Using the facility as a platform for sustainable industrial growth
The Technology Partnership, UK
Dr Colin Marsh, Manager, New Applications
"Novel manufacturing methods for printed electronics"
- Next Generation Digital Deposition
- 3D Fabrication
- Hybrid Technologies
13:00-14:00 Lunch and networking break
Inkjet Technology Ltd, UK Mike Johnson, Director
"The future has arrived - reel-to-reel printed electronics"
- The CIT process
- Application areas
- The MetalJet 6000
- Next steps
14:30-14:55 Industrial Inkjet Ltd, UK
John Corrall, Director
for printing electronics now and in future and some solutions from Japan"
- Review of challenges in printing of electronics
- Some solutions from Konica Minolta
14:55-15:20 Printed Systems, Germany
Arved Huebler, CTO
"The first FAB for mass printed electronics"
- Our vision of printed electronics
- The FAB, the products
- The future
15:20-15:30 Rieke Metals, USA
Reuben Rieke, President & CEO
polythiophenes from highly reactive metals"
Refreshment and networking break
Dror Mualem, VP Marketing
"Application & system requirements For printed electronics"
technologies for printed electronics
Accurate dispensing into cells & small areas
MEMS ink jet head
Laboratory printer LabP150
Industrial printer InkP350
- Future development trends for printed
Testing and Materials
Cabot, USA Dr Karel Vanheusden
printable flexible display circuitry"
- Requirements for inkjet printable flexible displays
- Inkjet conductors, resistors, and dielectrics
- Real-Life examples of inkjet printed display circuitry
Veeco, Europe Freek Pasop, Manager
metrology for printed electronics"
- Principles of Stylus Profilometry, Optical Interferometry
and Atomic Force Microscopy
- Pro's and con's of these techniques for printed electronics
applications will be explained
- Applications of optical, non contact 3D measurements will
Geva Barash, CEO
"The role of RFID labels for consumer applications"
- RFID labels - their capabilities
- Developments in printing for RFID labels
- Choosing a source for your RFID labels
- RFID as a driver in the labeling industry
Novalia, UK Dr Nick Stone
"Printed electronic interactive trading cards"
- Identifying printed electronic opportunities
- Available technologies
- Printed electronics in action: Interactive trading card game
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