29 Apr 2022
ASCA and Epishine Sign Their First Licensing Agreement for Printed OPV
Epishine is partnering with ASCA to strengthen and further develop the world-wide OPV market. ASCA recently acquired the most relevant intellectual property portfolio on printed OPV and the companies have signed a licensing agreement to share it beginning of April. The contract will enable the Swedish-based manufacturer Epishine to further improve its organic indoor light energy harvesting solar modules.
9 Nov 2021
Electroninks is a US-based company that develops and supplies particle-free inks for applications such as EMI shielding, PCB prototyping and textiles. IDTechEx caught up with CEO Brett Walker to find out more about the latest developments, including a $1.5m phase II Small Business Innovation
Research (SBIR) contract to develop advanced manufacturing hardware and particle-free conductive inks for printed circuit boards from the Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO).
28 Jul 2021
Wiliot Secures $200 Million Investment Round Led by SoftBank Vision
For decades, there has remained a massive gap as trillions of products travel billions of miles without any data being available as to their status, whereabouts, or situation. Lacking this information, global supply chains have been profoundly, and vulnerably, in the dark. Recognizing this, many leaders in consumer-packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, furniture, and apparel have been working with Wiliot to add their sensing capabilities, intelligence and connectivity.
27 Jul 2021
Wiliot is developing low-cost, energy-harvesting sensors that enable items to be tracked throughout the supply chain. On July 27 2021 it announced that it had received an investment of $200m from Softbank.
7 Jan 2021
Merck Today Announced the Acquisition of AmpTec
Merck acquires AmpTec to expand mRNA capabilities for vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. Adds to Merck's lipid manufacturing expertise, providing an integrated offering across mRNA value chain
5 Jan 2021
Mosa Meat is a Dutch company developing "cultured meat", meat products created from cultured animal cells without requiring animal slaughter and at a fraction of the environmental cost of conventional meat. In December 2020, IDTechEx Senior Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Maarten Bosch, CEO of Mosa Meat
1 Dec 2020
Merck Announces Partnerships: Advance Materials for Free-Form Displays
Partnerships with Optitune and Solip Tech will allow Merck to accelerate the commercialization of liviFlexTM, a new range of display materials that addresses challenges in the manufacture of flexible, foldable and rollable OLED displays.