12 Oct 2021
24 Major Employers Sign up to Cut Emissions with HyNet Hydrogen
Twenty-four major employers in North West England and North East Wales have formally agreed to work with the HyNet low carbon cluster, including those from the food, ceramics, paper, glass and automotive sectors.
31 Aug 2021
World First as 100% Hydrogen Glass Fired at Pilkington UK
In a world first, and just one week after the Government's Hydrogen Strategy was released, trials have started in the Liverpool City Region to produce float (sheet) glass using hydrogen.
The natural gas fossil fuel, normally used in the manufacturing process, will be completely replaced with hydrogen - showing how industry can significantly cut carbon emissions and take a big step towards reaching net zero.
3 Sep 2020
Flexbright have launched a new application of their flexible lighting called Lumenasafe, which provides antimicrobial light. This is initially targeted at food display counters.
7 Aug 2020
Flexbright are a Finnish company that manufacture flexible lighting sheets with multiple, individually addressable LEDs mounted onto flexible substrates. The lighting sheets are manufactured using a roll-to-roll (R2R) process and targeted at applications including destination displays in public transport and architectural feature lighting.
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 licenses 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.
18 Sep 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
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.
11 Sep 2019
Agenda Announced for Printed Electronics USA 2019
The agenda has just been announced for the 16th annual Printed Electronics USA event taking place in Santa Clara, California, on November 20 & 21. This is the world's largest event on flexible, hybrid & printed electronics. Printed Electronics USA is part of the IDTechEx show, which brings together seven key disruptive technologies and their customers in one venue.
14 Aug 2019
End User Presentations at World's Largest Event on Printed Electronics
On November 20th and 21st, the 16th annual Printed Electronics USA event will take place in Santa Clara, California - the heart of silicon valley. Record bookings to date include 178 exhibiting companies, hailing from 25 countries, and a total of 250 speakers. The event is expected to exceed 3,500 attendees. Attendees registering by August 16, 2019 can save 30%.
22 May 2019
NSG Group, Ubiquitous Energy to develop transparent solar windows
The ongoing joint development work targets the development, manufacture, and integration of Ubiquitous Energy's ClearView Power technology into architectural window glass that has the potential to produce solar electricity for buildings.
10 Jul 2018
Research Frontiers Incorporated
Research Frontiers are the patent holders of hundreds of patents describing the creation of Suspended Particle Devices (SPDs), which is a switchable light and heat blocking glass or plastic.
Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, aircraft and boats. They are a public company.
24 May 2018
Rehau participates in EU-funded lighting project
Polymer specialist REHAU and 13 partners are investigating OLED lighting technology, an innovative new lighting technology, which allows for lighting to be uniform, bendable, ultra-thin and transparent.
22 May 2018
Physee was founded four years ago by Willem Kesteloo and Ferdinand Grapperhaus (CEO), and is a spin-off from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, with promising new research on a specialised luminescent coating for transparent PV applications.
1 May 2018
Solaria is a provider of an exciting range of semi-transparent c-Si based solar panels with transparencies as high as 80 percent, for residential and architectural applications.
21 Dec 2016
Flexible OLEDs now one step closer to market
Partners of the PI-SCALE project recently showcased their first pilot lines demonstrators of flexible OLEDS — providing a great opportunity for EU companies to bring their ideas and concepts to market.
8 Mar 2016
Open access pilot line accelerates commercialisation of flexible OLED
Europe's technology leaders in the development of flexible organic light-emitting diodes for lighting and signage applications have joined together in a consortium to develop an open access pilot line that will accelerate the commercial adoption of this promising new technology.
7 Mar 2016
Event report: Electronic Display Conference 2016
IDTechEx gave a talk at the Electronic Display Conference in Nuremberg, Germany. The conference had more people than the previous edition and celebrated its 30th year, which reflects how important displays have become in our everyday life. The presentation from IDTechEx was on two disruptive technological trends in flat panel displays: quantum dots and flexible OLED.
24 Aug 2015
Additive manufacturing of optically transparent glass
MIT's Mediated Matter Group in collaboration with MIT's Department of Mechnical Engineering and MIT's Glass Lab have developed a method of 3D printing glass.