OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association)

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The OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) is a working group within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). It was founded in December 2004. OE-A is the key international industry association for organic and printed electronics and represents the whole value chain of this emerging industry. Our members are leading international companies and institutions, ranging from component and material suppliers, equipment and tool suppliers, producers/system integrators and end-users to R&D institutes. More than 160 companies from Europe, North America, Asia and Australia are working together to promote the establishment of a competitive production infrastructure for organic and printed electronics. The vision of the OE-A is to build a bridge between science, technology and application. The activities of the OE-A include education, networking opportunities, strategic market understanding, roadmap for organic and printed electronics, quality control and measurement, applications and the exchange of ideas to unite the entire industry. The OE-A headquarter is in Frankfurt/Germany and our local North American office is in Pittsburgh/USA.
Further information on OE-A, member companies, member benefits, becoming a member, etc., please visit the OE-A Website. www.oe-a.org
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5 Jan 2024


PolyIC develops and markets transparent and conductive sensor foils and integration solutions, for touch sensors with applications in automotive, home appliances, and consumer electronics.
1 Oct 2021

OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Assocation)

The OE-A is a German trade/research association that aims to promote and support the development of organic and printed electronics. CEO Klaus Hecker presented at the virtual 'Elantas Printed Electronics' Day in late September 2019.
15 Apr 2021

InnovationLab Wins Best Prototype/New Product at Global OE-A Awards

InnovationLab has been selected by the Organic and Printed Electronics Association as the winner of the 'Best Prototype / New Product' category at the OE-A Competition 2021.
13 Nov 2020

Materials for Printed/Flexible Electronics 2021-2031: Technologies, Applications, Market Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Raghu Das
26 Oct 2018

Ynvisible Interactive Inc appoints industry leaders to Advisory Board

Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the creation of an Advisory Board and the appointment of its first members: Dr. Michael Okoroafor, Dr. Harlan Byker, and Dr. Harri Kopola.
17 Aug 2018

Fraunhofer ENAS

The group developed printed flexible battery based on zinc-carbon chemistry.
19 Nov 2013

PolyIC attends research consortium on organic photovoltaics

PolyIC announces the start of the research project POPUP.
11 Sep 2012

IDTechEx co-locates Printed Electronics, Energy Harvesting & Storage

IDTechEx is co-locating the Printed Electronics and Energy Harvesting and Storage, Wireless Sensor Networks in Europe in 2013.
23 May 2012

Electronics on paper, plastic and textiles

The PEC4 cluster has been created to bring together the actors involved in printed electronics and promote research, development and specialised training.
6 Jul 2011

OE-A elects new Board of Directors

The members of the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) elected a new Board of Directors at their annual General Assembly meeting.
6 Jul 2011

Major investment in mass production of organic & printed electronics

Currently, massive investments are being made into production facilities for new products based on organic and printed electronics. Driving forces are organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) for lighting, flexible displays and organic photovoltaics.
17 Jun 2011

Light up your world with organic and printed electronics

Organic and Printed Electronics Association
1 Dec 2010

Printed Electronics USA

German scientists break record, draw high-tech investments
16 Mar 2010

OE-A's 5th anniversary

With its 135 members all over the world, the OE-A has become a highly dynamic and constantly growing network of leading international companies and institutes in the past five years", said Wolfgang Mildner, Chairman of the OE-A and Managing Director, PolyIC GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, on the occasion of the 5th anniversary celebration of the OE-A - the industry association for organic and printed electronics - in late February at the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In December 2004, 35 members founded this working group within VDMA. "One of the founding principles of the OE-A five years ago was the goal to build an international industry association to jointly develop this future multi-billion Euro market", emphasized the Chairman of the OE-A. "Cooperation all along the value chain is essential in this phase; no company can achieve it alone."
2 Dec 2009

Solarmer achieves 7.9% NREL certified plastic solar cell efficiency

Solarmer Energy, Inc. employees are in high spirits after receiving news of their latest NREL certified plastic solar panel efficiency of 7.9%. Several accomplishments of this magnitude have made 2009 a great year for Solarmer including achievements in manufacturing, plastic solar cell and module efficiency, and awards. This achievement also holds very special meaning to the founders of the company, dating back to before the company started.
6 Oct 2009

PolyIC: high-resolution, conductive structures on transparent film

PolyIC presents highly conductive transparent, high-resolution structures on film
23 Sep 2009

Polymer memory products manufactured in roll-to-roll printing process

POLYIC and THINFILM announce high-volume pilot production of roll-to-roll printed memories enabling next-generation interactive toys and games
25 Jun 2009

PolyIC demonstrates interactive applications of printed electronics

18 Jun 2009

Organic and printed electronics - Green Energy

Renewable energies play a decisive role in the energy concepts of the future. However, their potential will remain largely limited as long as the sun's energy can neither be stored nor utilized on a large scale. That is where organic materials offer revolutionary solutions. Current trends and the latest developments in this field will be on display at LOPE-C in Frankfurt, Germany from June 23-25, 2009.
3 Jun 2009

OE-A Unveils New Roadmap and Demonstrators

The updated and expanded third edition of the OE-A Roadmap for organic and printed electronics offers an overview of future product generations as well as requirements for materials and technologies.