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NPL is the UK's National Measurement Institute, and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available. For more than a century NPL has developed and maintained the UK's primary measurement standards.
These standards underpin the National Measurement System infrastructure of traceability throughout the UK and the world that ensures accuracy and consistency of measurement. NPL ensures that cutting edge measurement science and technology have a positive impact in the real world. NPL delivers world-leading measurement solutions that are critical to commercial research and development, and support business success across the UK and the globe.
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17 Jan

AMSU (Shenzen) New Technology Co. Ltd.

AMSU (Shenzhen) New Technology Co. Ltd. demonstrated several e-textile products at their booth at CES 2019's Eureka Park. IDTechEx spoke to Yoana Zhuo, their Overseas Marketing Director.
26 Dec

Graphene printed electronics

A team of researchers have found a low cost method for producing graphene printed electronics, which significantly speeds up and reduces the cost of conductive graphene inks.
12 Oct

3D Printing in the Medical and Dental Industry 2019 - 2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core and Dr Nadia Tsao
21 May

Wearable Technology 2018-2028: Markets, Players, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
13 Mar

3D Bioprinting 2018 - 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
10 Nov

Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Nadia Tsao
15 Feb

3Dynamic Systems

Since 2015, 3Dynamic Systems has been working with the NPL to 3D print carbon fibre into high strength structural parts for the cost of normal 3D printed parts.
9 Dec

Solar floating airport with smart city

Dick Wallis, CEO of Positioning Systems in the UK has sent IDTechEx a visionary proposal for a new combined airport, smart city and green electricity supply in Wales in the UK.
16 Sep

New test to improve commercial viability of printable electronics

A new, non-destructive, method of measuring the three dimensional orientation of molecules in an organic semiconductor transistor, using Raman spectroscopy.
11 Mar

Seven patents to develop cheaper lighting and flexible solar cells

n November 2012, the TREASORES project (Transparent Electrodes for Large Area Large Scale Production of Organic Optoelectronic Devices) started with the aim of developing technologies to dramatically reduce the production costs of organic electronic devices such as solar cells and LED lighting panels.
2 Mar

IDTechEx announces the winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad, a New Technologies Initiative. IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 10 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! (Berlin, Germany 27-28 April 2016).
8 Sep

Squishy transistors: a device concept for fast, low-power electronics

An international team of researchers have shown that a new device concept - a 'squishy' transistor - can overcome the predicted power bottleneck caused by CMOS technology reaching its fundamental limits.
2 Jun

NPL VAMAS Organic and Printed Electronics Standardisation Report

NPL, in collaboration with the Versailles Project on Advanced Materials & Standards has prepared a report that details the current landscape of standardisation efforts in organic and printed electronics.
4 Dec

Detecting defects in solar cells

Researchers have developed a new technique for efficiently detecting malfunctioning areas of a PV module.
4 Nov

Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd

Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd to advance graphene commercialisation capabilities.
30 Jul

Developments from DuPont, NPL and Agfa

After a recent printed electronics event the summary below details exciting progress from three presenting companies - DuPont, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and AGFA.
9 Jul

Silver fibres - the answer for wearable electronics?

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a way to print silver directly onto fibres.
2 Jul

From waste heat to useable energy

Thermoelectric devices play an important role in energy management and the recovery of wasted heat. The NexTec project aims to create better thermoelectric modules for the automotive, refrigeration and IT industries.
31 Mar

Summary from the Printed Electronics Event in Paris, 26 March 2014

IDTechEx attended the printed electronics conference organised by the French Printed Electronics Association in Paris. Here is a round-up of the latest developments in the field.
14 Feb

Energy harvesting network 2014

The UK's Energy Harvesting Network will be holding its annual one-day dissemination event on 12th March 2014 at Hamilton House, London.