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3M is an innovative company with such diverse products as Post-it notes, Littmann stethoscopes and high tech abrasives. 3M's Optical Systems Division makes consumer electronic displays brighter, lighter-weight and more energy efficient. In the business since consumer electronics became popular, Optical Systems continues to bring new innovative solutions to customers. The latest innovation brings wide color gamuts to displays with a flexible, transparent barrier film. With $30 billion in global sales in 2012, 3M employs more than 85,000 worldwide.
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19 Feb 2020

RD Graphene

RD Graphene are a company that manufacture 3D graphene for sensing and energy storage applications. IDTechEx spoke to Alastair Carrington (commercial director).
19 Feb 2020

9T Labs

9T Labs are a start-up 3D print continuous carbon fiber composites. IDTechEx spoke with Yannick Willemin (Business Development Specialist).
18 Feb 2020


IDTechEx caught up with Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria at CES 2020. We discussed their latest work on a European Horizon 2020 project working with Rejoint on a smart knee brace, as well as updates from their other work, including progress in their diabetic footwear projects with Optima Molliter.
12 Feb 2020


IDTechEx spoke to HiDow at their booth in the Sands Expo of CES 2020. They are a company making electrical stimulation products including TENS, EMS and related areas, including both fitness products and medically qualified options.
11 Feb 2020


SWMedical (Singular Wings Medical) are a Taiwanese start-up making platforms for group cardiovascular monitoring. Their products include chest straps, skin patches and smart clothing options. IDTechEx interviewed their CEO, David Lee.
6 Feb 2020

TactoTek Closes €23 Million Series C Funding

Today, TactoTek, the Finland-based company that develops, industrializes and licenses in-mold structural electronics technology for smart surface solutions, announced that it has closed €23 million in Series C equity financing.
24 Jan 2020


NexDot is a spin-out from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, France.
24 Jan 2020


Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
23 Jan 2020


Nanosys is the leading player in QDs. They were founded in 2001 (historical overview in next slides). It has raised some $160M over the last 15 years.
8 Jan 2020

World's Smallest Remote Control Robot Actuator

Fingerbot can remotely and mechanically control all the buttons, switches, and toggles anywhere in a home through voice and app. Fingerbot provides a quick, simple and affordable way to retrofit existing devices into IoT devices.
7 Jan 2020

Founder of Tera-Barrier Films is Innovator of the Year for Technology

With Senthil's innovation, the barrier properties of a single oxide barrier layer increased to up to 10,000 times, when a single nano sealing layer is coated on the barrier oxide layer. Barrier properties of the multilayer skyrocketed to up to 10-7 grams per square meter per day as tested by the top university in Japan.
19 Dec 2019

Immersion Cooling for Electric Vehicles

Immersion cooling is a proven technology in the thermal management of electronics but much less so for electric vehicle batteries. Here the four companies producing fluids for this application are compared and contrasted.
9 Dec 2019

XING Mobility

XING Mobility are a Taiwanese company that focus on the specialty electric vehicle sector with their 3G connected, immersion cooled modular battery packs.
8 Dec 2019


RoboCV is a Russian start-up focused on mobile robotics for the warehouse/logistics industry.
29 Nov 2019


They are an Irish start up (2014) and have thus far raised 5.3M Euros. It has around 40 staff.
29 Nov 2019

Engineered Fluids

Engineered Fluids are a Texas based company that sell single-phase immersion coolants, their AmpCool product range is specifically tailored for several components within electric vehicles including the batteries and motors.
27 Nov 2019


Dr Bryony Core caught up with 3M at Formnext 2019. 3M developed a fluoropolymer photosensitive resin to create 3D printed PTFE parts which is available through their service bureau.
27 Nov 2019

Solvay Specialty Polymers

Solvay Specialty Polymers produce over 1500 products across 35 brands of high-performance polymers. In addition to providing for a large range of applications, Solvay have products that have the potential to be used in electric vehicles, a market that they are very interested about getting involved with.
22 Nov 2019

XING Mobility

XING Mobility are paving the way in specialised electric powertrain applications.
10 Sep 2019


3D printing Californian start-up Origin are disrupting the industry with their Open Additive Production platform using Programmable Photopolymerization (P³) technology. IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core investigates this new technology and the exciting range of materials being developed by Origin's partners.