The Future of Organic Photovoltaics (OPV): Combining Customisation and Manufacturing at Scale (Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2015)

Dr Michael Niggemann, Chief Technology Officer
Eight19 Ltd
United Kingdom


USA 2015 Presentation - Eight19 Ltd*
USA 2015 Audio Presentation - Eight19 Ltd*

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Presentation Summary

We will review through examples of applications how OPV energy harvesting films can convert a product into an energy autonomous and maintenance-free system.
We will discuss the freedom in OPV design and appearance, and the potential for customisation. Updates of the performance and life time achieved by Eight19, together with progress and outlook for high volume Roll-to-Roll manufacturing, will also be presented.

Speaker Biography (Michael Niggemann)

Dr. Michael Niggemann is CTO at Eight19 Ltd. He was involved in the spin out process of from the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge in 2010. Prior to this, he was heading the organic photovoltaics activity at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Freiburg, Germany. He holds a Doctorate in Natural Sciences from the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany.

Company Profile (Eight19 Ltd)

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Eight19 commercialises energy harvesting solution powered by flexile, lightweight and robust organic photovoltaics (OPV). We are world leaders in roll-to-roll technology for OPV manufacturing. We design and supply system demonstrators for IoT, retail and cff-grid applications by integrating photovoltaics, power management and wireless sensor functionalities.
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