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13 May 2020


27 Mar 2020

Li-ion Batteries 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland
28 Feb 2020

Therapies Without Drugs

Researchers are investigating the potential of microimplants to stimulate nerve cells and treat chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, or Parkinson's disease.
20 Feb 2020


Wevo develops and produces resin systems, primarily for use in electrical and electronic equipment, and in particular for automotive electronics.
17 Feb 2020

Teaching Tomorrow's Automobiles to Hear

Modern cars already feature a range of sophisticated systems such as remote-controlled parking, automatic lane-departure warning and drowsiness recognition. In the future, self-driving cars will also have auditory capabilities. Researchers have now developed a prototype system capable of recognizing external noises such as sirens.
14 Feb 2020

A Wearable Exoskeleton from the PowerGrasp Project

In automobile production, industrial robots and production lines largely relieve people of having to work with heavy loads. This is not the case for people who work in a trade or in care, where the body can be heavily burdened by hard work. In the PowerGrasp project, a second skin provides additional strength.
5 Feb 2020

Quantum Dots: The Long Road Towards Emissive QLEDs

In this article, IDTechEx highlight the trends, challenges, and innovation opportunities, shedding light on the likely technology roadmap towards QLED.
4 Feb 2020

Hanergy Collapse: Significance for EV and Photovoltaic Industry

Hanergy is a large Chinese company. In past years, it has been in trouble for allegedly false accounting but it has been a global leader in flexible and thin film photovoltaics including GaAs and copper indium gallium diselenide CIGS and it has its own advanced silicon photovoltaics PV.
30 Jan 2020

Fraunhofer IOF

IDTechEx met with Fraunhofer IOF at CES 2020 and saw a demonstration of their video based health monitoring system.
29 Jan 2020


Formerly part of Plastic Logic, FlexEnable has developed a flexible organic thin film transistor (OTFT) backplane that can be produced at low temperatures. It then licences this technology to manufacturers, with a key selling point that it can be integrated into existing LCD display fabrication lines to produce curved OLCD displays.
29 Jan 2020

Fraunhofer FEP

IDTechEx interviewed Fraunhofer FEP at CES 2020. Fraunhofer FEP showed a number of printed and flexible electronics related projects that they are working on.
24 Jan 2020


Nanophotonica is a small team of 15 or so R&D persons exclusively focused on QLED devices. They were incorporated around 2009, but work didn't really start until around 2017.
6 Jan 2020

World's Most Efficient Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Imagine having access to a battery, which has the potential to power your phone for five continuous days, or enable an electric vehicle to drive more than 1000km without needing to "refuel".
5 Dec 2019


Fraunhofer had several types of technologies and devices on show. Marius Siegfarth, Research Associate at Fraunhofer, told IDTechEx about a particular project involving the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in catheter interventions.
5 Dec 2019


Thericon was exhibiting its real time multispectral imaging system, which had been in development at Fraunhofer PAMB and Heidelberg University since 2012.
3 Dec 2019


Fraunhofer were also exhibiting a sensor-based assessment system (SEBA), also referred to as Healthband. It was developed through a collaboration between Fraunhofer, Rostock University, Hahn-Schickard, Hamburg Applications and Healthcare X.0. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
7 Nov 2019

In-Mold Electronics Market will Take-off in 2020 - Here's Why

In-mold electronics (IME) - or in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) - is about to enter a period of rapid revenue growth, with IDTechEx forecasting the overall market to exceed $1bn within a decade.
24 Oct 2019

India´s Robot wonder

Sales of industrial robots in India reached a new record of 4,771 new units installed in 2018. That is an increase of 39 percent compared to the previous year. India now ranks eleventh worldwide in terms of annual installations.
24 Sep 2019

The future of medical is wearables? (Part 2)

This is the second of a two part series exploring wearable medical devices. In part 1, IDTechEx discussed trends indicating that "the future of wearable is medical". In part 2, we explore the question in reverse, asking to what extent "the future of wearables is medical."
13 Sep 2019

An OLED pilot line introduces itself: From PI-SCALE to LYTEUS

Together with their industrial partners, the institutes were able to achieve unique results, create and manufacture fascinating prototypes based on the flexible OLED technology.