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WCPC is a world renowned research centre dedicated to advancing the understanding and productivity of printing and coating as a manufacturing process. WCPC develops novel manufacturing techniques using printing and applies its scientific findings to the benefit of its global industrial partners. WCPC has en extensive development programme in printed electronics and is recognised as a one of the 5 centres of excellence for plastic electronics in the UK.
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5 Mar 2020

English Institute for Sport Contract Awarded

Haydale will now collaborate with the English Institute for Spor and the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating to deliver a range of advanced wearable technology sport apparel for elite athletes.
29 Mar 2019

Micro and nano materials, including clothing for Olympic athletes

A research team of materials engineers and performance scientists has been awarded £1.8 million to develop new products - in areas from the motor industry to packaging and sport - that make use of micro and nano materials based on specialist inks.
15 Aug 2016

Graphene enhanced PLA filaments For 3D printing

Haydale Composite Solutions will be launching Graphene enhanced poly lactic acid filaments for 3D printing.
7 Jul 2016

Centre for printing and coating expands research

Photonic curing is a high-intensity pulsed light technology enabling conductive inks to be sintered or annealed in a matter of milliseconds. The sintering of the ink occurs with minimal or no damage to inexpensive and flexible substrates such as plastic, paper or cardboard.
7 Sep 2015

CPI to print low cost energy harvesting device

The Centre for Process Innovation has announced a new project to develop a novel printed energy harvesting device that is powered by near-field communication.
4 Nov 2014

Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd

Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd to advance graphene commercialisation capabilities.
14 Jul 2008

UK Chemical Sector Initiative - part two

It was noted in the Council for Science and Technology Review that Plastic Electronics is a high risk / high reward priority technology area. The academic structure is well established in OLED, PLED, OSC materials and deposition methods with £20M / yr funding from Research Councils (EPSRC).
30 May 2008

Plastic electronics - opportunity or future of semiconductor industry?

Dr Harry Zervos, Industry Analyst from IDTechEx says the move towards plastic electronics is a natural progression in the search for products and technologies which are 'greener', more efficient and ultimately more cost effective to produce.
9 Apr 2008

Printed Electronics by Flexography

Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, United Kingdom