Printed Electronics World

Printed Electronics World

Printed Electronics World provides you with a daily update of the latest industry developments. Running for over 10 years this free portal covers the progress to printed electronics in all its forms - from transistor circuits to power, sensors, displays, materials and manufacturing.
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, the leading printed electronics analyst and event organiser, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the issue. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Wednesday listing the new articles posted in the previous week. We aim to make this service your most valuable tool for keeping up to date with the printed electronics industry.
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6 Jan 2021

PV Nano Cell 5D Electronics of Things Complete Solution to Power IoT

This solution enables Electronics Everywhere and is digitally printing numerous electronics that power the Internet of Things. This newly introduced solution leverages the company's 3D printed electronics technology that uses conductive additive manufacturing with mass-production applications.
11 Nov 2020

STMicroelectronics Collaborates with Qualcomm Technologies

STMicroelectronics is extending its leadership in sensor technologies by developing innovative software solutions using technology from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. through the Qualcomm® Platform Solutions Ecosystem program.
11 Nov 2020

DELO Launches Liquid Pressure-sensitive Adhesives

DELO has developed adhesives that have similar properties to (double-sided) adhesive tapes but are applied in liquid form. This helps users save time and costs in the production process.
30 Oct 2020

Graphene Based Antibody Test for Detecting Kidney Disease

Researchers have developed a new graphene-based testing system for disease-related antibodies, initially targeting a kidney disease called Membranous Nephropathy.
17 Oct 2018

Graphene Production. Quality and Sustainability.

In this article, Dr Scott Watkins will provide some perspective on the manufacture of graphene oxide with respect to chemical purity and production sustainability.
24 Sep 2014

The Apple Watch is a sign that flexible displays are finally coming

The Apple Watch was officially announced earlier this month, with the promise that it will come with a flexible display. However, there is some confusion about what the term means and what the benefits are for consumers. Dr Guillaume Chansin, co-author of the IDTechEx report "OLED Display Forecasts 2014-2024: the rise of plastic and flexible displays" gives his view on flexible displays.
1 Sep 2014

Major end-users at Graphene and 2D Materials LIVE

IDTechEx is organizing its fifth business-focused conference and tradeshow on graphene and 2D materials in Santa Clara, CA on November 19 & 20. Graphene and 2D Materials LIVE! covers the latest technology developments, applications, commercialization progress and end user requirements for these and related materials such as carbon nanotubes.
20 May 2014


Soligie was founded in 2005 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Taylor Corporation. Taylor Corporation is a privately held speciality printing company with sales in excess of $1 billion. Soligie is based in Savage, MN, USA, and was set up with the model of being the "fab" of the printed electronics world
7 Aug 2013

IDTechEx announces 3D Printing LIVE

IDTechEx is pleased to announce its inaugural event 3D Printing LIVE which is taking place in Santa Clara CA on November 20-21 2013.
5 Mar 2013

Graphene Special Edition - commercial potentials and challenges

IDTechEx Research is launching a special edition dedicated to graphene on its Printed Electronics World online journal. For two consecutive weeks, you will read invited articles outlining the views of select industry and academic players about the commercial potential and challenges facing the emerging graphene industry.
17 Apr 2012

IDTechEx launch Printed Electronics World Directory and Buyers Guide

Designed to serve as an important link to assist communications between the various organisations active in Printed Electronics, it will carry a list of organizations segmented by their activity and alphabetically - compiled from our extensive database.
14 Feb 2012

eMagin receives $1.1 Million SBIR contract

This project will optimize eMagin's WUXGA OLED microdisplay for mass production and includes an option of $435 thousand. This is the world's highest resolution full-color microdisplay ever produced and has dual use applicability.
27 Jan 2012

Visit to JNC Corporation the PE Virtuoso

This week, Printed Electronics World visited Mr Etsuo Nakagawa and Mr Kiichiro Ito of JNC Corporation (parent company Chisso) in Japan. JNC Corporation manufactures worldwide and that includes structural plastics and Li-ion battery materials for electric vehicles. In printed electronics, it is about to sell RFID inlays with a secret new antenna deposition process on plastic film.
13 Dec 2011

Growth in printed electronics

Last week IDTechEx held the largest (worldwide) printed electronics and photovoltaics conference and tradeshow in Silicon Valley (Santa Clara Convention Center, California). This show brought together more than 1300 attendees from 28 countries. Players active across the entire value chain were present; covering the full range from research organisations to end-users, and from small start-ups to multi-billion internationals.
15 Feb 2011

Printed Electronics in Korea

IDTechEx recently visited Korea to learn more about the progress with Printed Electronics there - find out more.
12 Nov 2010

Ascent Solar prices public offering of common stock

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTI) today announced that it has priced its previously announced public offering. Ascent Solar is offering 5.25 million shares of its common stock at $4.15 per share to the public. Ascent Solar has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 787,500 additional shares of common stock from Ascent Solar. The net proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $20.25 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by Ascent Solar. The offering is expected to settle and close on November 16, 2010, subject to customary closing conditions.
21 Dec 2009

Race for color video e-readers

The e-reader is a killer application involving printed electronics. Despite costing more than an i-Pod, the Amazon Kindle achieved 500,000 unit sales in its first year of trading last year and now we are talking of millions. The i-Pod, an iconic success, only achieved 300,000 unit sales in its first year of trading.
18 Dec 2009

What you can expect from Printed Electronics in 2010

As we enter the New Year IDTechEx look back and summarises some of the main global trends in 2009 and gives some predictions, and indeed areas of opportunity, for the New Year.
24 Nov 2009

Printed Electronics: What end users want

Over 2,250 organizations around the world are developing an entirely new platform of materials, manufacturing processes and associated equipment for printed electronics. This printed electronics industry will eventually become far larger than the semiconductor industry today
12 Nov 2009

Asian companies stride ahead to mass-produce larger OLED displays

Whilst OLED displays are steadily being found in mobile phones and other small electronic devices, the high costs of mass-producing them has kept the technology from being a serious contender for TVs and PCs in a market dominated by cheaper LCD panels.