18 May 2022
Epishine is a Swedish company founded in 2016. The company works on organic PV for indoor wireless electronics. Epishine has recently announced a licensing agreement with the ASCA division of Armor. This profile is based on an interview with the Co-founder and Vice President of Business Development at Epishine, Mattias Josephson.
29 Apr 2022
ASCA and Epishine Sign Their First Licensing Agreement for Printed OPV
Epishine is partnering with ASCA to strengthen and further develop the world-wide OPV market. ASCA recently acquired the most relevant intellectual property portfolio on printed OPV and the companies have signed a licensing agreement to share it beginning of April. The contract will enable the Swedish-based manufacturer Epishine to further improve its organic indoor light energy harvesting solar modules.
16 Mar 2022
Titomic are an Australian metal additive manufacturing company making cold spray printers using 'Titomic Kinetic Fusion' technology. IDTechEx spoke with non-executive director Dr. Andreas Schwer at Formnext 2021.
8 Mar 2022
Synbiosys is a start-up based in London, UK that is developing a deep learning-based software for the validation of 3D-printed components. IDTechEx spoke with CEO Jose Videira.
3 Mar 2022
New Super Material Could Battle Bullets, Deflect Space Debris
Engineers have created a nanofiber material that outperforms its widely used counterparts — including steel plates and Kevlar fabric — in protecting against high-speed projectile impacts. Basically, it's better than bulletproof.
3 Jan 2022
Self Healing Perovskite Solar Cell
These solar cells have shown amazing humidity stability and self-healing behavior after 500 hours of operation, according to the researchers.
10 Nov 2021
ASCA is a division of French company ARMOR that is developing organic photovoltaic panels. It recently announced a collaboration with nano-C to supply electron acceptor materials made from organic semiconductors.
14 Jul 2021
Solar Panels of the Future; Technology and Aesthetics Combined
Marjan van Aubel Studio signed the colourful solar- paneled roof of the Netherlands pavilion. The skylights are made out of lightweight ASCA organic transparent solar cells (OPV), that are 100% recoverable and of non-toxic materials. By combining technology, aesthetics and sustainable materials, the studio has created the solar panels of the future.
21 Jun 2021
Printed Electronics for Fashionable Wearables
Look around at any of the major fashion brands, and you start to see a pattern: there is not much there in the way of design-oriented, pro-science thinking. Those worlds have, unfortunately, remained separate for the most part. The general message that society is sending could not be any clearer: you can be beautiful, you can be smart, but you cannot be both.
26 May 2021
Fabric has Potential Cooling Effect for Smartwatch Wearers
As smartwatches become more powerful, they will generate more heat. To prevent burns or rashes, what if a material touching the skin could feel as cool as metal, but also be flexible enough to be worn on the wrist?
6 May 2021
Robust Artificial Tissue Mimics Lobster Underbelly's Stretch
Researchers have fabricated a hydrogel-based material that mimics the structure of the lobster's underbelly. The researchers ran the material through a battery of stretch and impact tests, and showed that, similar to the lobster underbelly, the synthetic material is remarkably "fatigue-resistant," able to withstand repeated stretches and strains without tearing.
13 Jan 2021
ARMOR Solar Power Films Introduces True Gray Solar Film
ARMOR solar power films and Nano-C, Inc have expanded the color options for all types of product offerings including BIPV, achieving a true gray color sought after by architects and design professionals.
14 Dec 2020
MakerBot Offers Three New ABS Composite Materials from Kimya
MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing and subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd announces that three new Kimya ABS composite materials by ARMOR have been qualified for MakerBot LABS for the MakerBot METHOD X 3D printer.
8 Dec 2020
ARMOR Solar Power Films Wins German Sustainability Award
ARMOR solar power films was declared the winner of the German Sustainability Award, in the category "Climate".