11 Jan 2022
Realizing the Potential of Printed Piezoelectric Sensors
Commercial interest in silicon anodes and investments into start-up companies has continued through 2021 - IDTechEx estimates that $1.9B of funding has now made its way into silicon anode start-ups. Beyond investments, there has also been greater activity regarding companies beginning to license technologies, enter into supply relationships or commercialize technologies in early adopter markets, highlighting that the promise of silicon anode technology may soon be realized.
22 Sep 2021
Tuning Flexible Circuits with Light
Researchers use ultraviolet light to tune circuit performance with a photoreactive polymer based on controlled changes in the chemical structure, which may lead to the development of wearable electronics and medical sensors.
23 Jul 2021
Joanneum Research (PyzoFlex)
Joanneum Research is an Austrian research center. This profile focuses on the Pyzoflex piezoelectric sensing technology that it has developed, which has applications for measuring pressure and especially high frequency signals. IDTechEx caught up with Business Development Manager Gregor Scheipl to determine the latest developments.
11 May 2020
Joanneum Research (JR) is a publicly funded research and technology organization in Austria. This profile focuses on PyzoFlex® Technology, which is a fully printed sensor based on a ferroelectric (pyroelectric and piezoelectric) material. It reacts very sensitively to changes in pressure, temperature and vibration.
10 Mar 2020
Super Magnets from a 3D Printer
Magnetic materials are an important component of mechatronic devices such as wind power stations, electric motors, sensors and magnetic switch systems. Magnets are usually produced using rare earths and conventional manufacturing methods. A team of researchers produced specially designed magnets using a 3D printer.
13 Aug 2019
Technology collaboration to unlock automotive 3D printing potential
Henkel is partnering in a research and development project called SYMPA, that aims to develop new materials, printing methodologies and post-processing technologies for durable Stereolithography products using Digital Light Processing with a focus on automotive applications.
3 Apr 2019
Bring life to your surface
JOANNEUM RESEARCH run Austria's largest research group for functional printing.
14 Mar 2019
Smart and flexible energy supply platform for wearable electronics
The aim of the project is the creation of an autonomous energy-supply platform. Based on the results of the project it will be possible to use a wearable without caring about recharging over its entire lifetime.
14 Dec 2018
PyzoFlex - Joanneum Research
Researchers at Joanneum Research have developed PyzoFlex, a sensor technology based on ferroelectric copolymer of PVDF:TrFE on PET substrates. The sensor is thin, flexible, durable and can detect localised changes in pressure and temperature with high precision.