20 Oct 2021
PrintCB / Kundisch
Early-stage copper conductive ink company PrintCB has partnered with established HMI electronics manufacturer Kundisch. PrintCB's copper inks have recently been qualified by Kundisch, and are thus set for adoption in membrane switches for keyboards and other applications of hybrid electronics.
12 Oct 2021
Adphos offers NIR drying and curing for printed electronics, with the aim of accelerating manufacturing throughput. This profile is based on Adphos' presentation at the Elantas Printed Electronics Day in October 2021.
21 Jun 2021
Printed Electronics for Fashionable Wearables
Look around at any of the major fashion brands, and you start to see a pattern: there is not much there in the way of design-oriented, pro-science thinking. Those worlds have, unfortunately, remained separate for the most part. The general message that society is sending could not be any clearer: you can be beautiful, you can be smart, but you cannot be both.
24 Mar 2021
intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance Virtual CPES2021 a Big Success
This 6th international Symposium of Canada's premier conference and trade show exhibition for flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE) took place virtually this week. More than 180 colleagues from over 80 organizations in 15 countries around the World connected, contributed and learned.
10 Mar 2021
intelliFLEX to present Virtual CPES2021, March 17-19, 2021
The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance is proud to present the Virtual CPES2021, March 17-19, 2021. The Canadian Printed and flexible Electronics Symposium will focus on the most relevant, state of the art technical topics and global networking.
1 Mar 2021
Event Summary: Nano Dimension AME Academy
On 23rd February 2021 Nano Dimension organized and hosted a short conference on additively manufactured electronics (AME). IDTechEx was pleased to be invited as a speaker, and gave an overview of what we believe are the most promising future applications for additive electronics manufacturing. This premium article summarizes presentations given at the event.
26 Jan 2021
Printed/Flexible Electronics at CES 2021
Multiple IDTechEx analysts recently attended the Consumer Electronics Show 2021 (CES 2021), this year held virtually due to COVID-19.
CES includes a tremendously large range of companies and technologies, so IDTechEx's coverage of the event is divided by topic. This premium article focuses on companies developing or incorporating technologies based on printed/flexible electronics, such as foldable/rollable OLED displays.
6 Nov 2020
University of Surrey/NovaCentrix
The University of Surrey, NovaCentrix and other organizations are collaborating to develop 'next generation paper'. This takes the form of a book that includes electronic functionality, enabling additional content that corresponds to each page to appear on a reader's phone or TV.
8 Jul 2020
Ceradrop manufacture digital printing equipment for the printed electronics industry and smart 3D printing. They offer both stand alone and industrial equipment.
3 Jul 2020
TRAQC is a Montreal-based start-up company that specializes in non-destructive and inline quality control for printed electronics. More specifically, their technology uses terahertz radiation to measure the conductivity of specifically patterned test regions.
24 Mar 2020
Electroninks has commercialized particle-free conductive inks for printed electronics applications. Such inks are marketed to replace nanoparticle inks, metal paste and sputtered or deposited metals.
21 Feb 2020
900mHz Radio Built on a Sheet of Paper
NovaCentrix is focused on technologies and materials to enable manufacturing in Printed Electronics. The PulseForge® photonic curing tools process high-temperature materials on low-temperature substrates. Applications include drying, sintering, annealing, or reacting metallic, non-metallic, and semiconductor inks, without damaging temperature-sensitive substrates such as foils and plastics.
18 Feb 2020
Mühlbauer Group was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Germany, employing 3400 people. Alongside precision manufacturing, the company focuses on making manufacturing lines for RFID tags and their applications such as smart cards, labels and e-passports.
10 Feb 2020
The Holst Centre works at the interface of academia and industry. They are part funded by government and the rest directly from partnerships in industry. The focus of their work is around topics including printed, flexible and organic electronics, into displays, wearable technology, energy harvesting & storage and more. In this profile, we focus on the development of wearable sensors utilizing flexible hybrid electronics
31 Jan 2020
NovaCentrix has developed photonic curing/sintering, which enables conductive inks and solder to be heated without damaging the substrate. This facilitates printing conductive inks and soldering components onto cheap flexible substrates such as PET rather than requiring expensive temperature-resistant substrates.