4 Mar 2021
AlmaScience (ALMA) is a Portuguese applied research organization focused on adding electronic functionality to paper and other natural/sustainable materials. It aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry through partnerships and contract research projects.
3 Mar 2021
Event Summary: innoLAE 2021 (Innovations in Large-Area Electronics)
On 24-25th of February 2021 IDTechEx attended the Innovations in Large Area Electronics (InnoLAE) conference. Conference attendees were a mix of primarily early-stage companies and academics. This premium article divides a selection of the most interesting and/or commercially relevant talks into 4 sections
2 Feb 2021
Event Summary: 3D Printing Electronics Conference
On January 21st 2021 IDTechEx attended the '3D Printing Electronics Conference', usually held in Eindhoven (Netherlands) but held virtually this year due to COVID-19. This premium article summarises talks given by a number of companies and organizations at the event.
21 Jan 2021
Keiron Printing Technologies
Keiron Printing Technologies is an early-stage Dutch company that is aiming to commercialize laser induced forward transfer (LIFT), an innovative high throughput printing method.
21 Jan 2021
Cuddle Vest with Printed Electronics can Give Hugs from a Distance
A year onwards, COVID-19 is still among us, and hitting us hard. As a result of this current pandemic, people are expected to keep a safe distance from each other. No more hugs from friends and family, no more slaps on the shoulder from colleagues. But when people are not allowed to get close physically, feelings of loneliness and insecurity can arise.
11 Sep 2020
Smart Contact Lens Mimicking the Human Iris to Combat Eye Deficiencies
Researchers have created an artificial iris embedded in a smart contact lens. The smart contact lens is designed to operate for an entire day thanks to an ultra-low power design, offering a practical solution for people who suffer from human eye iris deficiencies like aniridia, high order aberrations like keratoconus, and light sensitivity or photophobia.
22 Jun 2020
Holst Centre (3D Electronics)
The Holst Centre works at the interface of academia and industry. It is part funded by government and partly from industrial partnerships. The focus of their work is around emerging electronics technologies, including printed, flexible and organic electronics. In this profile, we discuss their work on 3D printed electronics.