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Previous Exhibitors & Sponsors

Premium Exhibitor
Agfa-Gevaert NV
Founded in 1867, Agfa is a leader in the graphics arts industry, in healthcare radiology and IT solutions as well as a number of niche markets, such as green hydrogen, synthetic paper and printed electronics. With its ORGACON product portfolio, Agfa stays at the cutting edge of material development for printed electronics and digitally fabricated PCBs. It includes coatings as well as screen print and inkjet inks for applications ranging from transparent electrodes to conductive circuitry for automotive, home appliances and consumer electronics.
 
Ohio Gravure Technologies Inc
 
 
Huntsman Advanced Materials
We are a leading global supplier of synthetic and formulated polymer systems for customers requiring high-performance materials which outperform the properties, functionality and durability of traditional materials. Over 2,300 associates at 13 locations worldwide work to fulfill this promise day by day. More than 9,000 companies around the world use Huntsman Advanced Materials technologies in key markets such as adhesives and inks, aerospace, automotive, coatings, construction, electronics, medical, marine, power transmission and distribution, sports equipment and wind power generation.
 
Huntsman provides innovative solutions for adhesives, composites and encapsulation along the entire value chain of the energy industry. From generation and transmission to consumption and storage, our products and applications guarantee optimized performance and competitivity for your future success. Anticipate tomorrow's challenges and let us be your powerful partner towards a sustainable world full of energy.
 
NovaCentrix
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.
 
OTB Solar /PiXDRO
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
 
Optomec
Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by enabling new dimensions in 3D printing. The LENS and Aerosol Jet families of printers support a range of materials for metals, 3D printed electronics and other applications, and are able to implement feature sizes never before possible.
 
Soligie
Soligie utilizes high speed, roll-to-roll manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. Soligie offers a full range of services including: concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production. We combine emergent materials with proprietary manufacturing processes and produce electrical components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries for integration onto thin, flexible substrates. Soligie currently serves the military, medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets.
 
Exhibitor
AIXTRON
AIXTRON is a leading supplier of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The Company's technology solutions are used by customers worldwide, enabling them to build advanced components for electronic and opto-electronic applications based on compound, silicon, or organic semiconductor materials, for polymers, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and other nanomaterials. Core technologies: - Organic Vapor Phase Deposition (OVPD®) enables the deposition of organic small molecules for OLEDs and organic semiconductors. - Polymer Vapor Phase Deposition (PVPD®) provides a solution for carrier gas enhanced vapor phase deposition of functional polymer thin films. - OptaCap PECVD Deposition of highly flexible barrier films.
 
ARDEJE
ARDEJE has a strong knowledge and background in DOD inkjet printing. We design and manufacture custom-built print engines based on our customers' specifications by integrating piezoelectric printheads for industrial applications based on DOD inkjet technology. Several printers and print engines have been manufactured for graphic art applications and printing industry. We are now taking advantage of our 10-year inkjet printing expertise by developing opportunities and new markets in printed electronics. ARDEJE has been pioneering this field since 2001 with successful partners and recently increased our R&D activities to provide technological innovative solutions for printed electronics applications.
 
Applied Laser Engineering
Applied Laser Engineering is the world-leading manufacturer of High Definition Laser Engraving Systems available in a range of sizes and formats.
 
We specialise in machines which produce engravings into a typically cylindrical form where high resolution and high accuracy over the work-piece are required. Engravings can be of a graphical nature. Flat sheet engravings can also be produced either wrapped onto a drum or in the flat using our new X/Y systems. Systems can utilise a drum scanning technique, galvo scanning or acousto-optic scanning or a combination there-of. A wide range of substrate materials can also be engraved including polymers, metals, and ceramics to date.
 
Beneq
Beneq - Equipment, Technology and Applications
 
Beneq is a supplier of production and research equipment for thin film coatings. We serve the cleantech and renewable energy fields and are at the forefront of applications development in solar power technology, energy conservation and flexible electronics. Our equipment is based on two technologies, atomic layer deposition (ALD) and aerosol coating. Beneq also offers complete coating services to its customers.
 
Industries served include:
  • printed electronics (diffusion and moisture barriers)
  • photovoltaics (TCO, barrier and anti-reflective coatings, surface passivation)
 
Equipment range includes:
  • TFS 600 Thin Film System for ALD, for OLED encapsulation
  • TFS 200R Thin Film System for ALD, for continuous ALD and roll-to-roll research
  • WCS 500 Web Coating System for roll-to-roll ALD
 
CERADROP, a MGI Group company
CERADROP, a MGI Group company, designs and markets Materials Deposition Digital Printers for Printed Electronics Industry and Smart 3D Printing. Embedding all types of printheads as well as the latest generation of curing modules, CeraPrinter Series models present new opportunities for feasibility study and launch of new products into the Printed Electronics market in the fields such as: flexible solar cells (OPV), OLED Displays, Smart Cards, Antennas, Smart Systems, Passive Components and others. CERADROP provides materials deposition digital printing solution for advanced R&D up to 24/7 high performance manufacturing with full automation. Achieving more than 75% of its turnover from export and providing a unique process support to its customers, CERADROP is supported by the MGI Group network in 70 countries with 50 representatives.
 
CPFilms Inc
The Precision Coated Films Division of CPFilms is the only supplier capable of providing full-service film enhancement "under one roof". Key available segments within the Printed Electronics industry include: flexible displays, touch screens, energy (flexible photovoltaics and batteries), lighting, and medical sensors. Coated film products include: clear transparent conductive (ITO and others) and low resistance sputtered, thermally evaporated aluminum, protective masking, barrier, anti-reflection, optically clear pressure sensitive adhesive and release films, and UV and IR absorbing polyester (available in colors), all coated roll-to-roll in clean rooms. Custom coating of customer supplied materials and pilot coating services are offered for development of new materials intended for full scale production. CPFilms provides highly experienced technical support in addition to high end manufacturing capabilities.
 
Cambridge Integrated Knowledge Centre
The Cambridge Integrated Knowledge Centre (CIKC) is a centre of excellence for low temperature processing of macromolecular materials, such as polymers, liquid crystals and nanostructures, for applications in computer, displays and communications.
 
CIKC technologies include printed organic TFTs and solar cells, transparent inorganic microelectronics, LCOS device for holographic projection, low cost polymer photonic components and large area liquid crystal displays on plastic.
 
CIKC brings together world-class research in Cambridge University with business skills and industry partners to accelerate the commercialisation of emerging technology.
 
Ceimig Ltd
Ceimig Ltd delivers chemistries and their related application technologies to enable novel approaches to printed electronics and sensor device fabrication. These include printing of nanoscale features of platinum and other pgms via a particle free, three-step deposition process. Applications include sensors, electrodes, fuel cell electrodes, bio and chemical sensors.
 
Centre for Plastic Electronics
The Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College London performs high-impact and cutting edge research and development in the broad area of plastic electronics, covering a wide range of applications including solar energy, solid state lighting, photonics, displays, imaging and sensing arrays.
The Centre's mission is to integrate and coordinate the research activities within Imperial College, bringing together an interdisciplinary team from across faculties and departments and to actively stimulate new plastic electronics activities through developing links with various research institutions and industrial partners.
 
Chisso Corporation
Chisso Corporation, a $3B global chemical supplier, develops a variety of ink-jet printing inks. Chisso UV curable ink-jet ink is suitable for a variety of applications including fabrication of microlenses with high transparency. Chisso thermal cure polyimide ink-jet ink can be used as an insulating layer in Electroluminescense (EL) devices and can be applied to printed circuit boards, semiconductors and many other applications. The use of Chisso ink is expected to simplify manufacturing processes, lower facility costs and reduce effects on the environment.
 
Chisso Corporation, based in Tokyo, Japan, manufactures and sells liquid crystal materials, alignment films, overcoats for color filters and many other performance chemical products. Please visit http://www.chisso.co.jp/english/index.asp for more information.
 
SAXONY
Dresden - your favorite place
The Dresden region is the largest and most important European location for microelectronics and information technology - with more than 40.000 employees in about 1.200 companies, represented by the network "Silicon Saxony". The business areas of the local companies cover the entire value chain, however, development and production of electronic components and integrated circuits is the most significant sector of the Dresden microelectronic cluster. Large semiconductor fabs and almost all leading equipment manufacturers have settled here, delivering their products worldwide. To the technological strengths of Saxony belongs a high competence in the field of organic and printed electronics. The highly motivated and qualified experts as well as the dense network of business, science and government authorities are decisive factors for future investors.
Welcome to Dresden!
 
Coatema Coating Machinery
Coatema provides coating, printing and laminating (encapsualtion) equipment for S2S or R2R systems. The leading company in this equuipment for PE developed the product portfolio further with the new Test Solution product line and has additional new products for PE like Laser patterning and nano imprint.
 
Coveme spa
Coveme spa, founded in 1965 and today leader in engineering polyester film, offers a wide range of films for all types of printing systems, such as Silk Screen, Flexo, UV, UV Digital, Ink Jet and Laser, both for roll and sheet - fed applications, homologated by major ink producers.
Coveme high grade polyester films are available with surface treatments for enhanced adhesion, heat stabilized for dimensional stability, in laminated version for high humidity barrier (low WVTR) and with hydrophilic coatings.
Our films are available in a very wide range of thicknesses (23µ to 350µ) and employed in all fields where high quality and innovative technology is an absolute priority, as for example biomedical, automotive and R.F.I.D applications.
 
cyberTECHNOLOGIES GmbH
cyberTECHNOLOGIES is dedicated to providing our clients with industry leading high-resolution, non-contact 3D measurement systems. Our advanced systems are widely utilized for industrial and scientific applications. The high resolution optical sensor, either laser-based or with a white and infrared light source, together with the specifically designed highly precise x/y scanning stage and sophisticated software, are the core of the system and produce reliable/dependable results.
Our non-contact 3D measurement systems are widely used in microelectronics and other precision industries for a vast array of applications, including waviness measurement, contour measurement, roughness measurement, step height measurement, solar cell measurement, thickness measurement and much more. Our solutions are trusted by major international companies, as well as many small and medium sized companies in R&D and production. We have a worldwide network of qualified distributors and representatives, which makes our company a dependable global player.
 
 
Delo
We are a manufacture of high-tech adhesives, but we go a step further: we provide our customers a comprehensive service - helping them to make their processes more efficient to give them an edge over their competitors. Our engineers take all factors into consideration, from the physical constraints of the production line to the requirements on the final product.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
DuPont Teijin Films
The DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) joint venture is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance PET polyester films specifically designed for use in flexible and printed electronic applications. The Melinex® and Mylar® brands of PET are well known for precise registration and dimensional control. In addition to optically clear low oligomer film with low thermal shrinkage for Flexible Electronics and Displays, DTF is now promoting UV stable/blocking (S)TCHUV films, flame retardant (VTM-0) films, and the new Formable PET for In-Mold Electronics.
 
E2M Technology Limited
E2M Technology are printed-plastic electronic experts whom specialize in printable OLED and quantum-tunneling-composite research, plus developing commercial products.
 
E2M Technology's OLED technology is focused on proof-of-principle applications for inkjet printing and education requirements. The company also develops electronic controllers to obtain the optimum performance from OLED materials.
 
E2M Technology's intelligent tactile sensing uses the latest printable pressure sensitive electronic materials. E2M Technology provides the complete solution for intelligent pressure sensing applications.
 
E2M Technology's also develops ultraviolet curing systems for the electronics industry. These systems offer an unparalleled level of ultraviolet light control, that is targeted for research and fast, high-volume production.
 
EKRA Gmbh
EKRA is a leading manufacturer of screen and stencil-printing systems and for more than 50 years have been consistently adhering to their business philosophy of offering only the highest quality products together with the best possible customer service. The products on offer range from manual laboratory machines through semiautomatic machines all the way to fully automatic inline machines. With systems on offer such as high-speed printers, flexible dual-lane solutions, customer-specific special machines or even complete production lines, EKRA is the ideal partner for any number of applications within the SMT, hybrid and thick film technology as well as advanced packaging fields.
 
Up until now, EKRA have installed more than 6000 systems worldwide and with the integration into the ASYS group in July 2005, EKRA have been able to extend their range of products in the field of screen and stencil printing which has consequently optimized their position in the market.
 
Off Grid Energy Independence
Off Grid Energy Independence provides you with a free daily update of the latest industry developments. This free portal covers progress of distributed energy and off grid energy harvesting in all its forms.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, a leading analyst and event organiser on off grid energy independence and related technologies, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the subject. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Thursday 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 off grid industry.
 
We seek your input - company progress, press releases, case studies and developments, which in turn we will feature as future articles. Please forward these to us - email Tessa Henderson at tessa@idtechex.com.
 
Enfucell Oy
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed a printable, thin, flexible and eco-friendly SoftBattery®, which can be used as a power source in various Internet of Things and wearable electronics products and applications. Find out more at http://www.enfucell.com.
 
FHR Anlagenbau GmbH
FHR Anlagenbau GmbH, a subsidiary of centrotherm photovoltaics AG, supplies thin-film technologies and key equipment for the production of solar cells.
 
  • Advanced metallization technologies by magnetron sputtering and CVD
  • Reactive sputtering technologies for deposition of oxides and nitrides
  • Advanced etching technologies by support of high density plasma sources
  • Flash Lamp Annealing (FLA) for modification of materials
  • Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) for nano-scale 3D coating
 
FHR equips customers around the world with customized plants for the thin film coating, and is also a supplier of high-quality, bonded sputtering targets.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 years of experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices with its state-of-the-art MEMS technology. The Dimatix Materials Printer, a cartridge-based piezoelectric inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids to create products like displays, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging, solar cells, and wearable electronics, has been accepted as the industry standard for the accelerated development of inkjet solutions in electronics, displays, life sciences, photovoltaics, and other industries.
 
Flexible Electronics Concepts
Flexible Electronics Concepts FEC is a new company set up to create innovative working samples of printed electronics. Many consumer packaged goods companies and other potential end users are frustrated that they cannot obtain innovative product concepts or even simple devices such as smart labels based on the new printed electronics. They do not want components. FEC will endeavour to help by being a product integrator and concept generator for small quantities of printed electronic products. Any successes will be produced in volume by the industry leaders. Meanwhile, buy your samples and sample books here.
 
Fraunhofer IAP and Fraunhofer POLO
The Functional Materials Department at Fraunhofer IAP sets its main focus on the development and processing of polymer based organic electronics for OLEDs, OPV and electroactive systems. Printing technologies for the processing of flexible devices for future low-cost applications are evaluated. In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Alliance POLO, ultra-barrier films are evaluated for the encapsulation of active devices. POLO offers the joint expertise of seven Fraunhofer Institutes for the development, manufacture and characterization of transparent ultra-barrier films with water vapor transmission rates down to 10-5 g/m²/d. These films are suitable for the encapsulation of flexible LCDs, OLEDs and solar cells.
 
Fraunhofer IZM
Fraunhofer IZM specializes in industry-oriented applied research. With four technology clusters, Fraunhofer IZM covers the entire spectrum of technologies and services necessary for developing reliable electronics and integrating new technology into applications. Our customers are as varied as the applications for electronics. We take on development projects for the automotive industry, healthcare and industrial electronics and even textile companies. The Micro Energy Storage & Smart Power group works in the field of integrated rechargeable micro batteries, micro fuel cells and energy harvesting http://www.smart-power.de.
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
Avidity IP
Avidity IP is a firm of European Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys and has extensive experience in the diverse fields of printed electronics and materials.
 
Our team includes a number of attorneys with expertise in the area, some having worked in-house at major industrial companies. Familiar technologies include formulation chemistry, driving electronics, device architecture, microprinting, polymer and small molecule chemistry, medical devices, PVs, display systems and inkjet.
 
We provide a full spectrum of patent services, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications, advising on freedom to use and advising on litigation and European Patent Office oppositions and appeals.
 
High Force Research Ltd
High Force Research are a contract Chemistry R & D company specialising in Organic Chemical Process Development and Synthesis.
 
Main interests are Pharmaceutical Research Compounds and Advanced Materials for Organic Semiconductor applications. We manufacture new novel organic compounds from milligrams to multikilogram scale and can operate to cGMP standards.
 
We can offer R & D services to synthesise new novel molecules for use in Printed Electronics applications and would like to collaborate with electronic companies interested in plastic electronic applications.
 
IDTechEx
IDTechEx provides independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations.
 
IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
 
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
 
IN-CORE Systèmes
IN-CORE Systèmes, as a leading supplier of modular optical industrial solutions, delivers high-resolution inspection, measuring and full traceability devices for 100% surface material control and process monitoring. Lineavision advanced 2D & 3D image processing range of equipment enables to precisely define & characterize, either single or multilayer structure, flexible conductive films and to monitor various R2R or S2S step processes (coating, printing, encapsulating ....). It addresses various Printed Electronics applications such as flexible solar cells (OPV), OLED Displays, Smart Cards, Antennas, Smart Systems..... for high quality production, thus minimising waste, enhancing product repetitiveness & compliance as well as performance.
 
ImageXpert
ImageXpert is a leader in machine vision technology for inkjet drop-in-flight analysis, print quality inspection, and part inspection. ImageXpert produces the JetXpert Dropwatcher, the JetXpert Print Station, and other advanced analysis systems for R&D laboratories. ImageXpert is also a renowned integrator; combining printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and more into turnkey inkjet development systems.
 
Ink World Magazine
Ink World is the largest trade magazine in the world covering the US$15+ billion global printing ink industry, reaching over 5,000 subscribers worldwide. Ink World's editors and correspondents provide extensive and accurate reporting with incisive articles on the companies, the people and the trends in the global printing ink industry.
 
Please visit our web site for further information:
 
Rodman Media
70 Hilltop Rd.
Ramsey, NJ 07446
 
201-825-2552 / Phone
201-825-0553 / Fax
 
InnovationLab GmbH
InnovationLab GmbH (iL) is a joint, application-oriented platform for research, knowledge transfer, and commercialization of innovative technologies in the field of Printed Organic Electronics. Key to InnovationLab's mission are cooperative research, training the next generation, and finally transforming inventions into marketable products. The combination of the own and specific expertise of different partners enables InnovationLab to accompany the entire process of products "from Lab to Fab". InnovationLab is a unique partner for development and commercialization of processes and systems for printed electronic structures, circuits, and devices, taking customers from small volume lab scale printing to pilot line volumes and beyond.
 
Intertek
Support developers, manufacturers and end users of polymers and polymer formulations for OLEDs, Charge Transport Materials, Surface Coatings and Ink-Jet (and other printing techniques) applications. Services include polymer analysis (NMR, SEC, Pyrolysis GC and more), polymer degradation studies, contamination identification and surface chemistry (Microscopy, TOF-SIMS, spectroscopy).
 
Johnson Matthey
Johnson Matthey Silver & Coating Technologies supplies silver based conductive coatings globally, for use in the electronics industry.
 
We offer a full range of materials for various applications, such as flexible circuitry, display technologies, membrane switches and RFID to name a few.
 
Our full product range is supported by a highly qualified technical team, which provides complete support in material selection, application and development.
 
 
We would be pleased to discuss your requirements and ways in which we can support your business.
visit our website
 
KTN Photonics and Plastic Electronics
PPE KTN is a UK Technology Strategy Board funded network which has been given responsibility for supporting the printed and plastic electronics community in the UK. It carries out these duties through industry events and co-ordination with key stakeholders. PPE organizes over 80 events per year including strategy workshops, training courses, seminars and company tutorials. These cover the wide breadth of industry from basic science through to end user interaction with brand stakeholders. The network is free to join and has 1500 profiled members which are drawn from photonics, display and lighting communities. For more information, see
 
LPKF Motion & Control GmbH
As a member of the German LPKF Group, the company's objective is to develop and construct innovative drive and control technology for extremely fast and high-precision positioning tasks with a wide range of motion. LPKF can offer both: standard ranges from 100mm x100mm up to systems with ranges of motion to 1.800mm x1.200mm; along with offering a customised solution of ranges.
 
The main emphasis is placed upon combining precision with dynamic performance, as required for production and measuring systems in microelectronics. The staff is exclusively formed by highly trained engineers and technicians. The ongoing miniaturization of industrial products and consumer goods means that new applications are continually being found for LPKF products. Leading companies in the microelectronics and automotive industries making use of the advantages of our products, include Intel, Bosch, Philips, DaimlerChrysler etc.
 
LPKF's know how is especially concentrated on the development and manufacture of applications with:
  • Granite based, air-guided systems (XY stages) with linear or spindle drives for highly dynamic positioning and measuring tasks in the micrometer range;
  • Highly mobile one- and multi-dimensional linear induction motors;
  • Position measuring systems and interpolators;
  • Modern control systems and servo controllers;
 
LPKF's organizational structure allows the possibility to work together with the customer to identify the optimal drive and control solutions for the application on existing standard products. This includes manufacturer-independent consultancy, joint preparation of the final specification, and developing and constructing the drive units. We also offer customer-specific, complete solutions. These include the control system and software, as well as installation, commissioning, service and training.
 
Come and meet us on Booth 33B.
 
METRC
METRC The N8 Molecular Engineering Translational Research Centre
The science of everyday things
METRC is a virtual lab pooling expertise from leading research centres at Universities across the North of England. Our focus is on soft nanotechnology and its applications in industry. Our target markets include home and personal care, medicine and healthcare, and energy.
 
NanoMas Technologies
NanoMas Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, engineering, and commercialization of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. We offer various inks such as silver and gold nanoparticle inks, conjugated polymer inks, and polymer dielectric inks, as well as conductor and semiconductor nanocrystal inks for printable electronics. We also develop functional nanoparticulates, including silver and gold nanoparticles and decorated carbon nanotubes. In addition inks and nanoparticulates, NanoMas provides carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers incorporating various physical, mechanical, electrical and optical properties for applications in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, biosensors and medical diagnostics, and novel drug delivery. These inks are designed for applications in various technologies including:
 
  • Flexible and flat panel displays
  • Radio frequency identification antenna and integrated circuits
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Reflective mirrors and metallic coatings
  • Printable solar cells
 
Our innovative technologies allow production of printable conductor, semiconductor, and dielectric inks for printed electronics.
 
Neuber's
Neuber's is a sales and marketing enterprise for bags and backpacks. It was founded in 2006 by Jürgen Neuber (managing director). It has been the exclusive global outlet for innovative Sun-Bags since 1.9.2009. Since the launch of the bags, the company has recorded monthly turnover increases in the order of three-figure percentages.
 
Neuber's has a worldwide trade fair appearances. The Energy Sun-Bags feature integrated KONARKA power plastic solar panels and therefore have their own decentralised and fully independent power sources. Neuber´s is leading innovator, thanks to KONARKA power plastic solar panels. Power is generated under artificial light without any need for sunshine. This means that devices like mobile phones, iPods and MP3 player can be recharged anywhere. The bags have a use of cutting-edge innovative technologies.
 
One solar panel has 1.5 watt. It has a rechargeable Li-Ion battery, approx. 2200 mAh in a trendy aluminium holder and it has an USB interface.
 
The bags are made of various different materials: tarpaulin, lorry plane, polyester, nylon and felt. They have an outstanding product quality and fashionable design. The bags are available in a choice of 37 different colours. They are manufactured in accordance with the BSCI social compliance initiative (based on international UNO and OECD guidelines). All in all: excellent value for money.
 
Nottingham Trent University
The Advanced Textiles Research Group (ATRG) is located within the School of Art and Design at Nottingham Trent University (in the United Kingdom). The ATRG brings together experts from a variety of disparate fields including technical textiles, engineering, and textile and fashion design. The ATRG has developed a strong reputation for the creation of novel electronic textiles and flexural materials. Innovations have included the development of pressure sensing textiles, solar energy harvesting textiles, active compression textiles, heated garments, and remote heart rate monitoring textiles.
 
Novalia
Novalia puts interactivity into print. Touch sensitive input and light/sound output is coupled with transistor based intelligence.
 
We offer design, product development/creation services and work with our partners to co-ordinate manufacture.
 
We believe there is an opportunity for our customers to add significant value to their products in the form of creative new product concepts manufactured with existing and proven production capability.
 
Omic
OMIC is a University Innovation Centre for the speciality organic materials and polymer industries, and is facilitating knowledge transfer in organic materials from Universities in the northwest of the UK to businesses in the UK and Europe to help those businesses to innovate and grow. OMIC is part of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (www.materialschemistry.org)
 
There is considerable expertise within OMIC in organic / printable electronics and in particular in:
• The discovery, development and characterisation of new organic materials for application in electronic devices such as:
  • Diodes and transistors
  • Photovoltaics / solar cells
  • Sensors
• The processing (e.g. direct write including inkjet and nanolithography) of semi-conducting and conducting organic materials, including nanoparticulate metals and precursors, into a wide range of devices on a diverse range of substrates including plastic, glasses and textiles.
For more information see
 
OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association)
The OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) is a working group within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). It was founded in December 2004. OE-A is the key international industry association for organic and printed electronics and represents the whole value chain of this emerging industry. Our members are leading international companies and institutions, ranging from component and material suppliers, equipment and tool suppliers, producers/system integrators and end-users to R&D institutes. More than 160 companies from Europe, North America, Asia and Australia are working together to promote the establishment of a competitive production infrastructure for organic and printed electronics. The vision of the OE-A is to build a bridge between science, technology and application. The activities of the OE-A include education, networking opportunities, strategic market understanding, roadmap for organic and printed electronics, quality control and measurement, applications and the exchange of ideas to unite the entire industry. The OE-A headquarter is in Frankfurt/Germany and our local North American office is in Pittsburgh/USA.
Further information on OE-A, member companies, member benefits, becoming a member, etc., please visit the OE-A Website. www.oe-a.org
 
Oxford Lasers
Oxford Lasers is a leading supplier of advanced laser micromachining solutions. The company supplies turn-key laser machines and sub-contract services to industry and academia capable of processing a wide range of materials (organics, metals, ceramics and glass) to sub-micron tolerances. Example applications that benefit from our products include thin-film patterning, edge isolation, high-speed via drilling.
 
PChem Associates Inc.
Metal Nanoparticles for Printed Electronics
 
PChem nanoparticle inks deliver superior conductivity and processing capability. These inks are being used in the development of next generation flexible and cost effective devices for the expanding Printed Electronics market. In particular, PChem has the capability to flexographically print conductive lines as narrow as 20 microns wide. Using this capability, PChem is developing products that include a lower cost, higher conductivity alternative to ITO. The optical clarity is comparable to or better than ITO over a wide range of sheet resistances up to 100 ohms/sq. PChem is also offering for the first time highly conductive nanoparticle screen inks that allow reduced metal usage and fine line printing (75 micron line/space).
 
CPI
CPI is an independent technology innovation centre and a founding member of the UK Government's High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Founded in 2004, CPI applies its years of experience across a broad range of industries to ensure that every great invention gets the best opportunity to become a successfully marketed product.
 
CPI's integrated approach provides its partners with a unique combination of assets, expertise and skills to drive successful innovation. With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry-relevant assets, CPI enables products and process to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. By employing bright minds from both academia and industry, CPI helps create a bespoke team that will provide the right support, helping you to navigate the route to commercialisation while reducing risk along the way.
 
CPI form connections throughout the supply chain, bringing together investors, government organisations and academic institutions to facilitate the necessary partnerships for effective innovation. This increases productivity across industries and supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.
 
Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is the largest and most diverse filtration, separations and purifications company in the world. We apply a vast technology portfolio to many industries including semiconductor fabrication, ink jet printing and display manufacturing. Printable electronics is evolving from these key industries and Pall can leverage significant filtration expertise for these applications.
 
Pall offers filtration options for conductive ink dispersion classification, particulate and gel contaminant removal in all coating applications, gel removal in UV curable fluids and for many other applications. Pall filtration technology enables faster production, fewer defects, higher yields, lower overall costs in all markets that we serve.
 
Contact:
 
Pall GmbH
Philipp-Reis-Strasse 6
63303 Dreieich
Germany
 
E-mail: michael_mehler@europe.pall.com
Phone: +49 (0)6103-307-288
 
Peakdale Molecular UK
Peakdale Molecular offers a class-leading range of products and services to accelerate discovery initiatives for organic semi conductor materials. At its very core, Peakdale's approach is based upon its long & successful track record of chemistry problem-solving, offering flexible, creative and confidential support for new materials discovery projects.
 
Peakdale has significant experience in the synthesis and characterization of OSC candidate compounds and the purification of such materials to high specifications. These projects have also demonstrated our process development skills for small-scale production of ultra high purity materials. Put our experience to the test.
 
Prelonic Technologies OG
Prelonic is developing and producing printed electronic products around the base elements printed battery and printed display. Further elements will be adopted as necessary for applications.
 
PriMeBits
The PriMeBits project is being coordinated by the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
 
In the PriMeBits project, a printable electric low-voltage nonvolatile memory is developed for printed sensor, media and wireless-ID applications. The main strategy is to utilize printed technology where it has a competitive advantage compared to silicon technology. The project builds on basic research of new materials and components and takes the results into prototyping of new applications. To reduce the research risk, two different technologies for the memory functionality are considered with partially overlapping application areas. Project focuses on inorganic metaloxide nanoparticle-based ferroelectric FRAM memory and a resistive metallic-based write-once-read-many (WORM) memory.
 
Printechnologics
"Printechnologics has developed game changing technology enabling printed circuit structures on paper."
(Stefan Gabriel, president of 3M New Venture)
 
Our vision is breathing digital life into all printed products.
 
Printechnologics is the leading technology developer in field of printed electronics.
 
We are able to offer a dramatically new technology enabling print products to communicate with the online world by only one touch. Printed during a regular offset printing machine process, our invisible identification tag - which we named AirCode - interacts with online world just by one touch. Holding on smartphone - being online - as easy as it sounds.
 
Using known materials and processes, the AirCode is thin, flexible, recyclable, invisible and robust. But furthermore, the additional production costs are just a fraction of a cent.
 
Including all these advantages, the AirCode comes down to everyday end user applications like marketing, brand protection, ticketing, publishing or gaming - just to name a few.
 
Since 2010, we are a 3M Company.
 
Printed Electronics Now
Printed Electronics Now is a magazine, weekly e-newsletter and web site devoted to the fast growing field of electronic products created through the printing process, an emerging industry that promises to revolutionize the methods in which electronic components and systems are manufactured. Printed electronics covers solar cells, batteries, displays, sensors, medical devices, military equipment, and much more.
 
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.
 
ProSynth Ltd
ProSynth is an independent specialist chemical manufacturer, offering a practical approach to custom synthesis, high-purity intermediates and process development. Producing materials on a scale of 10g to hundreds of kilos and working with partner companies to produce large quantities when required.
Working closely with our customers we are equally comfortable using information supplied by them or developing routs to target molecules ourselves. To date in excess of 8,000 projects have been completed and materials supplied worldwide.
ProSynth are the synthesis partner to help progress your project from an idea in a notebook, through small-scale trails, development, improvement and beyond.
 
Robinson Brothers Ltd
Robinson Brothers Ltd (RBL) is one of the UK's largest independent manufacturers of organic chemicals servicing a broad range of chemistry using industries globally. While maintaining our strong presence in "traditional" markets such as pharmaceutical and agrochemical intermediates, flavour & fragrance, imaging, polymer additives etc we are always looking for opportunities to expand into new and emerging markets.
It is clear that printed electronics is one such area and we see this conference and exhibition as an ideal platform to further explore this opportunity.
 
Schober GmbH
Schober GmbH located in Eberdingen, Germany was founded more than 60 years ago and is known worldwide as an industry leader in development and production of rotary converting tools, for the paper, film and foil converting industry. Schober offers processing solutions for the business forms, label, packaging, hygienic, electronical and pharmaceutical products.
 
Major Products: Punching tools and collators for the business forms. Rotary punching, die cutting, perforating, sealing, creasing modules and machines for the label and folding carton converting industry,Technical solutions and concepts for RFID products,Multilayer product processor for the production of High precision self-adhesive elements;
 
Silicon Saxony e.V.
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
 
Smart Systems Campus
The Smart Systems Campus in Chemnitz represents a dynamic network of microsystems technology expertise. The Technology Park, with its generous dimensions on a site measuring almost 4.5 hectares, provides renowned scientific and technical centres with an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen together with an economic boost at a location where everything is on the spot.
 
The city of Chemnitz meets all the conditions for developing a microsystems technology specialist centre of expertise. The region is one of the most important sector clusters in Germany due to the number of companies already established in this sector. The cooperation and intensive exchange of knowledge with the Silicon Saxony e.V. organisation permits interdisciplinary approaches to joint projects.
 
 
Solvay
A world leader in high performance plastics, Solvay Specialty Polymers offers an unmatched, comprehensive portfolio of over 36 product lines, available in more than 1.500 formulations. Among these we include Solvene® EAP electro-active family of piezo, pyro, ferroelectric or ferro-relaxor polymers, which combines excellent electro-mechanical properties with easy processing and flexibility for force-sensing, flexible displays, piezo switch applications and much more. It is with this, and our dedicated R&I team, that we are contributing towards taking human-machine interaction to the next level.
 
TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
 
Thermo Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Our Thermo Scientific brand includes spectroscopic instrumentation that plays a vital role in the development of materials for solar energy and flexible electronics, including the characterization of solar cells and organic materials. The Thermo Scientific DXR Raman spectrometer and Nicolet iN10 infrared microscope on display in Booth 40 demonstrate the determination of crystalline states in silicon wafers, the analysis of encapsulant film formulations, conjugated polymer chains and co-polymer morphology, and several other molecular spectroscopic techniques for this rapidly developing market.
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 
UK Trade & Investment
 
 
Trelleborg Applied Technology - UNITEX
UNITEX® the industry leading screen print squeegee range. UNITEX® is the squeegee of choice and specified for multiple electronic screen printing applications worldwide. Our knowledge and adherence to quality driven manufacturing means a consistent product ensuring that print output is as specified, time and time again. Excellent wear characteristics with resistance to chemicals and large ink particles means a consistent print edge is maintained over long print runs. Speak to us today and find out how the UNITEX® squeegee range can benefit your business.
 
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. We use our scientific and technological excellence to provide innovation services and develop smart technologies for our domestic and international customers and partners. We have strong offering on sensors, high frequency electronics, integrated silicon photonics and superconductivity based quantum technologies. Our contract manufacturing services include graphene processing and CMOS integration on 100-200 mm wafer platforms, IC design for graphene sensors and printed graphene electronics and fabrics.
 
 
WCPC
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.
 
Wirtschaftsforderung Sachsen GmbH
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
 
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
 
Xennia
Xennia has a broad range of capability in inkjet technology applicable to printed electronics. Xennia is a leading developer and supplier of inks and processes including conductive, resistive, semiconductor, electrochromic, etch resist, colour filter and OLED inks. Xennia is also able to supply robust industrial inkjet modules and systems for production applications, and can support inkjet development programmes by supplying development tools and printing systems.
 
Innovation Pavilion Exhibitor
Heliatek GmbH
Heliatek is engaged in the development and production of organic photovoltaic solar cells. The company was founded in 2006 and is leveraging organic materials to improve the cost-efficiency characteristics of solar cells for large area applications.
By utilizing vacuum technology, Heliatek is developing a new proprietary material that displays unprecedented power efficiency, transport and contact properties as well as extended life-time characteristics.
In 2010 the company is preparing its production line.
 
Heliatek's proprietary technology relies on the vacuum deposition of so-called small molecules, a technology proven successful in OLEDs. In contrast, so-called plastic solar cells pursued by other companies are prepared by solution processing (e.g., printing) of polymers.
 
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Intrinsiq Materials
Intrinsiq Materials is an advanced materials company with expertise in the manufacture, functionalisation and dispersion of nanoparticles and ink formulation. Specialising in low cost nanoparticle-based copper conductive inkjet inks and screen print pastes for the printed electronics industry, Intrinsiq also supply prototyping and production laser precision sintering systems (LAPS-60) for use with their ink and paste products.
 
NUI Galway and TCD
Researchers at NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin have developed a tunable, high aspect ratio, triangular-plate-shaped silver nanoparticle conductive ink, production-ready and already in pilot production in batch quantities on a pilot manufacturing line. A company promotion team is in the process of commercialising this technology. ArgentInkTM is a general purpose high electrical conductivity, low silver loading conductive ink suitable for all applications in printed electronics. The uniquely strong local surface plasmon resonance associated with its triangular nanoplates offers additional potential for third generation photovoltaics. Related products based on this technology have proven superior antimicrobial properties for wound care.
 
Nano ePrint
Nano ePrint was formed in 2006 following pioneering research at the University of Manchester in the UK. Nano ePrint's technology enables planar nanoelectronic circuits that can uniquely be fabricated in a single layer of semiconductor via single-step patterning. Nano ePrint's devices achieve very high speeds while dramatically reducing circuit size and simplifying manufacture. Nano ePrint has also developed a configurable circuit architecture to deliver the world's first printed programmable logic circuits, allowing one circuit to simultaneously address multiple applications. The Nano ePrint approach opens up prospects for low-cost, high-performance printed electronics across a wide range of market opportunities.
 
NANOGAP
NANOGAP manufactures ultra stable silver nanoparticle/nanofiber dispersions for ink formulators
• Ability to customize particle size/distribution, concentration and carrier solvent
• Stable, 70% silver nanoparticle dispersions for conductive inkjet formulators, now scaled-up and competitively priced
• Inkjet inks using our nanoparticle dispersions achieve 3x bulk silver resistivity
• TCF using our nanofibers achieve transmission >95% and resistance < 100 ohms/sq
 
Sequ-EL
Introducing Sequ-EL™; a slim line modular lighting system used to sequence, drive and design with electroluminescent panel (EL), without the requirement for any specialist technical knowledge.
 
A windows compatible PC software can be used to create and edit different light sequences, and lighting effects can be triggered by a range of interactive switches (sound, motion, pressure etc). This unique software package enables designers to incorporate EL into their products without any specialist technical knowledge. As the module is smaller and more compact than existing alternatives for driving EL, this will broaden the scope and versatility of using EL in product design and facilitate novel and innovative lighting displays for advertising and branding.
 
Sequ-EL and other associated products have been developed as part of a spin-off from London Southbank University.
 
Premium Exhibitors
Agfa-Gevaert NV
Founded in 1867, Agfa is a leader in the graphics arts industry, in healthcare radiology and IT solutions as well as a number of niche markets, such as green hydrogen, synthetic paper and printed electronics. With its ORGACON product portfolio, Agfa stays at the cutting edge of material development for printed electronics and digitally fabricated PCBs. It includes coatings as well as screen print and inkjet inks for applications ranging from transparent electrodes to conductive circuitry for automotive, home appliances and consumer electronics.
 
Germany Trade & Invest
Germany Trade & Invest is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization promotes Germany as a business and technology location and supports companies based in Germany with global market information.
 
Germany Trade & Invest provides close-to-market information to international companies looking to enter German markets. Our specialist industry teams prepare all of the relevant information essential to business success in Germany. Germany Trade & Invest's comprehensive range of information services also includes:
 
• Market and industry reports
• Market entry analyses
• Business and tax law information
• Business and labor law information
• Funding and financing information
 
imaging Technology international (iTi)
imaging Technology international Corporation (iTi) is a leading digital fabrication systems supplier. Established in 1992, headquartered in Boulder, CO with its European office in Cambridge UK, iTi designs, develops and manufactures high precision digital material deposition systems that incorporate inkjet technology. iTi's strategy is to support customers from Lab2Fab with a comprehensive range of flexible, printhead independent R&D tools, which include the Drop Watcher and MDS 300 materials deposition system, through to high volume fabrication systems such as the VJet and Digital Web Press.
 
In 2009, iTi established the iTi Solar division to advance the economies of clean, renewable energy through the use of industrial inkjet technologies. iTi Solar develops precision industrial inkjet systems for use in the manufacturing of efficient, low-cost solar cells. iTi Solar's material deposition systems are used by a number of labs worldwide, including the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL).
 
iTi is widely acknowledged for its technical expertise in incorporating inkjet technology as a digital manufacturing process. Our in-depth understanding of the capabilities of inkjet technologies, combined with expertise in industrial design, electrical, mechanical and software engineering assist our customers in a wide variety of deposition applications.
 
iTi can shape a world-class solution that makes sense for your inkjet challenge - work with us from Lab2Fab.
 
NovaCentrix
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.
 
OTB Solar /PiXDRO
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
 
PiXDRO
PiXDRO is a Roth & Rau B.V. brand. Roth & Rau B.V., a member of Meyer Burger Group, has complete equipment design, assembly and application facilities in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Our core focus is in the design, construction and delivery of industrial inkjet application development systems and the manufacturing of advanced high volume industrial inkjet systems. PiXDRO offers complete printing solutions including pre- and post- processing and automation solutions, thereby providing a complete solution for our customer's requirements.
 
Philips Applied Technologies
As part of Royal Philips Electronics, Philips Applied Technologies is a contract R&D organization that supports the development of products, applications and technical solutions. Its customers are market leaders, fast growing companies and start-ups. For every phase of the innovation process, it offers integral solutions, consultancy and specialist services. With over 1000 in-house experts, it can draw on a wide range of competences. For further information, visit
 
Plastic Logic
Plastic Logic is the recognised leader in organic thin-film transistors (OTFT) and is at the forefront of research and investment in plastic electronics. The company has industrialised the process technology and now manufactures a range of high-quality, shatterproof, ultra-thin and ultra-lightweight plastic displays. These offer huge advantages over conventional screens, as they are extremely flexible with proven lifetimes. Solutions for sensor and other non-display applications are in development, enabling revolutionary design possibilities, set to transform existing markets such as wearable and mobile devices, signage, and automotive, as well as many others.
 
Soligie
Soligie utilizes high speed, roll-to-roll manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. Soligie offers a full range of services including: concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production. We combine emergent materials with proprietary manufacturing processes and produce electrical components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries for integration onto thin, flexible substrates. Soligie currently serves the military, medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets.
 
Trident Industrial Ink Jet
Trident is a leader in the development and manufacture of both industrial piezoelectric ink jet printheads and ink jet inks. Trident was one of the pioneers of ink jet in the early 1980's jetting both liquid inks and hot melt inks. Today, Trident products are used in a variety of applications that require rugged, inert, stainless steel printheads for printing or accurately dispensing fluids reliably and frequently. Applications include digital patterned printing with etchants, dopants, metallic conductive inks and conductive fluids. Trident's inert printheads are unique in their ability to be disassembled, cleaned and reassembled enabling long life and high degree of return on investment.
 
Trident printheads are marketed worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the flat panel display manufacturing, printable electronics, wide format printing, precision coating markets. OEMs integrate Trident printheads into computer-controlled, application-specific products or systems which are then sold to end users.
 
Trident's development, manufacturing and administrative headquarters is located in Brookfield, Connecticut, USA (100 km from New York City). The company also has regional offices in Tokyo and Dublin, Ireland.
 
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. We use our scientific and technological excellence to provide innovation services and develop smart technologies for our domestic and international customers and partners. We have strong offering on sensors, high frequency electronics, integrated silicon photonics and superconductivity based quantum technologies. Our contract manufacturing services include graphene processing and CMOS integration on 100-200 mm wafer platforms, IC design for graphene sensors and printed graphene electronics and fabrics.
 
 
Exhibitors
ARDEJE
ARDEJE has a strong knowledge and background in DOD inkjet printing. We design and manufacture custom-built print engines based on our customers' specifications by integrating piezoelectric printheads for industrial applications based on DOD inkjet technology. Several printers and print engines have been manufactured for graphic art applications and printing industry. We are now taking advantage of our 10-year inkjet printing expertise by developing opportunities and new markets in printed electronics. ARDEJE has been pioneering this field since 2001 with successful partners and recently increased our R&D activities to provide technological innovative solutions for printed electronics applications.
 
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, the world's leading producer of solutions for wearable and flexible electronics. An innovator in the wearable medical device space, Blue Spark utilizes its proprietary, patented, printed battery technology to develop disruptive technologies in printed and flexible electronics.
 
Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies was founded as the leader in developing thin, flexible, printed battery solutions based on intellectual property licensed from Energizer®. Blue Spark Technologies' latest innovation, TempTraq®, is the only Bluetooth®, wearable temperature monitor in the form of a soft, comfortable patch that continuously, safely and comfortably, monitors body temperature for up to 72 hours and sends alerts to Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. The company's TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service supported by Google Healthcare Cloud Platform allows parents and caregivers to monitor body temperature from anywhere. It also allows direct integration with health care provider electronic health records (EHR) systems and central nursing stations, providing a secure method of storing patient health care data.
 
In addition to delivering battery technology to complementary solution developers, Blue Spark has developed an innovative line of industrial wireless sensing products.
 
SAXONY
Dresden - your favorite place
The Dresden region is the largest and most important European location for microelectronics and information technology - with more than 40.000 employees in about 1.200 companies, represented by the network "Silicon Saxony". The business areas of the local companies cover the entire value chain, however, development and production of electronic components and integrated circuits is the most significant sector of the Dresden microelectronic cluster. Large semiconductor fabs and almost all leading equipment manufacturers have settled here, delivering their products worldwide. To the technological strengths of Saxony belongs a high competence in the field of organic and printed electronics. The highly motivated and qualified experts as well as the dense network of business, science and government authorities are decisive factors for future investors.
Welcome to Dresden!
 
Coatema Coating Machinery
Coatema provides coating, printing and laminating (encapsualtion) equipment for S2S or R2R systems. The leading company in this equuipment for PE developed the product portfolio further with the new Test Solution product line and has additional new products for PE like Laser patterning and nano imprint.
 
cyberTECHNOLOGIES GmbH
cyberTECHNOLOGIES is dedicated to providing our clients with industry leading high-resolution, non-contact 3D measurement systems. Our advanced systems are widely utilized for industrial and scientific applications. The high resolution optical sensor, either laser-based or with a white and infrared light source, together with the specifically designed highly precise x/y scanning stage and sophisticated software, are the core of the system and produce reliable/dependable results.
Our non-contact 3D measurement systems are widely used in microelectronics and other precision industries for a vast array of applications, including waviness measurement, contour measurement, roughness measurement, step height measurement, solar cell measurement, thickness measurement and much more. Our solutions are trusted by major international companies, as well as many small and medium sized companies in R&D and production. We have a worldwide network of qualified distributors and representatives, which makes our company a dependable global player.
 
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
DuPont Teijin Films
The DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) joint venture is a world-leading manufacturer of high performance PET polyester films specifically designed for use in flexible and printed electronic applications. The Melinex® and Mylar® brands of PET are well known for precise registration and dimensional control. In addition to optically clear low oligomer film with low thermal shrinkage for Flexible Electronics and Displays, DTF is now promoting UV stable/blocking (S)TCHUV films, flame retardant (VTM-0) films, and the new Formable PET for In-Mold Electronics.
 
EKRA Gmbh
EKRA is a leading manufacturer of screen and stencil-printing systems and for more than 50 years have been consistently adhering to their business philosophy of offering only the highest quality products together with the best possible customer service. The products on offer range from manual laboratory machines through semiautomatic machines all the way to fully automatic inline machines. With systems on offer such as high-speed printers, flexible dual-lane solutions, customer-specific special machines or even complete production lines, EKRA is the ideal partner for any number of applications within the SMT, hybrid and thick film technology as well as advanced packaging fields.
 
Up until now, EKRA have installed more than 6000 systems worldwide and with the integration into the ASYS group in July 2005, EKRA have been able to extend their range of products in the field of screen and stencil printing which has consequently optimized their position in the market.
 
Off Grid Energy Independence
Off Grid Energy Independence provides you with a free daily update of the latest industry developments. This free portal covers progress of distributed energy and off grid energy harvesting in all its forms.
 
Hosted and written by IDTechEx, a leading analyst and event organiser on off grid energy independence and related technologies, articles provide commentary, analysis and give a balanced view of the subject. You can opt-in for an email to be sent to you every Thursday 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 off grid industry.
 
We seek your input - company progress, press releases, case studies and developments, which in turn we will feature as future articles. Please forward these to us - email Tessa Henderson at tessa@idtechex.com.
 
Enfucell Oy
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed a printable, thin, flexible and eco-friendly SoftBattery®, which can be used as a power source in various Internet of Things and wearable electronics products and applications. Find out more at http://www.enfucell.com.
 
Epurex Films
Epurex Films, based in Bomlitz up north in Germany is a Bayer Material Science company. We have specialised in high-performance technical films for more than 25 years. Our focus lies on development, production and sale of high-quality polyurethane films, breathable membrane- and hot-melt adhesive films. Our product portfolio offers customized products, e. g. special films for the use in modern electronic applications. We provide our customers with expert advice and technical support. We fill innovative ideas with life - films for ideas.
 
Fraunhofer ENAS
Fraunhofer ENAS in Chemnitz focuses on research and development in the fields of smart systems integration by using micro and nano as well as printing technologies. The implementation of different devices consisting of different materials play an important role. The integration of nano materials as well as printed functionalities causes new challenges and requires new approaches in terms of reliability, testability, design and security. Our product and service portfolio covers in printed functionalities antenna systems and customized battery solutions. These primary battery systems are tweaked towards high voltages (up to 30 V) and low internal resistances (<10 Ω

).
 
Fraunhofer IZM
Fraunhofer IZM specializes in industry-oriented applied research. With four technology clusters, Fraunhofer IZM covers the entire spectrum of technologies and services necessary for developing reliable electronics and integrating new technology into applications. Our customers are as varied as the applications for electronics. We take on development projects for the automotive industry, healthcare and industrial electronics and even textile companies. The Micro Energy Storage & Smart Power group works in the field of integrated rechargeable micro batteries, micro fuel cells and energy harvesting http://www.smart-power.de.
 
FHR Anlagenbau GmbH
FHR Anlagenbau GmbH, a subsidiary of centrotherm photovoltaics AG, supplies thin-film technologies and key equipment for the production of solar cells.
 
  • Advanced metallization technologies by magnetron sputtering and CVD
  • Reactive sputtering technologies for deposition of oxides and nitrides
  • Advanced etching technologies by support of high density plasma sources
  • Flash Lamp Annealing (FLA) for modification of materials
  • Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) for nano-scale 3D coating
 
FHR equips customers around the world with customized plants for the thin film coating, and is also a supplier of high-quality, bonded sputtering targets.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 years of experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices with its state-of-the-art MEMS technology. The Dimatix Materials Printer, a cartridge-based piezoelectric inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids to create products like displays, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging, solar cells, and wearable electronics, has been accepted as the industry standard for the accelerated development of inkjet solutions in electronics, displays, life sciences, photovoltaics, and other industries.
 
H.C. Starck Clevios
H.C. Starck Clevios GmbH is a 100% daughter of H.C. Starck GmbH, Germany.
H.C. Starck Clevios GmbH manufactures a range of patented conductive polymers based on PEDOT:PSS (Clevios P) - chemistry for electronic applications. From conductive polymers for antistatic, OLED, organic solar cell and capacitor applications to new printable applications, versatile Clevios meets the requirements of emerging flexible electronic materials. High conductive materials, such as PEDOT:PSS with 750 S/cm and new HIL materials will be spotlighted by the company.
 
HTT GmbH
HTT is a representative and distribution organization representing about 30 key Semiconductor Equipment manufacturer in the Central Europe region.
Beside of Semiconductor Industry HTT is also involved in other industries like Solar, Photo Voltaic, Printed and Organic Electronics, Bio and MEMS.
HTT offers local sales, application and service support.
Also HTT runs their own Probe Card
manufacturing plant in Dresden.
With over 20 years of experiance we are
specialized in customer requirements for
fully automated processes.
 
ICI Imagedata
ICI Imagedata is one of the world's leading manufacturers of speciality coated polyester films, including the Stabilex Ultra range of thermally stabilised films.
 
Produced by a unique purpose-built thermal stabilisation system which minimises thermal instability and skew and provides excellent lay flat properties, Stabilex Ultra Films offer excellent product quality, consistency and performance.
 
Ideal for the most demanding electronics, display and photovoltaic applications, the Stabilex Ultra range comprises Clear, White, Translucent and Optically Pure Films. All are available plain or pre-treated in different thicknesses and with a choice of master roll, slit reel or sheet formats.
 
IDTechEx
IDTechEx provides independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations.
 
IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
 
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
 
ImageXpert
ImageXpert is a leader in machine vision technology for inkjet drop-in-flight analysis, print quality inspection, and part inspection. ImageXpert produces the JetXpert Dropwatcher, the JetXpert Print Station, and other advanced analysis systems for R&D laboratories. ImageXpert is also a renowned integrator; combining printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and more into turnkey inkjet development systems.
 
InkTec Co., Ltd
Transparent Silver Inks, developed by InkTec with patented technology, are Ag-based conducting inks suitable to RFID Tag, PCB, reflective film, display, and EMI shielding, etc. Differently from other prior conductive inks based on nano-technology, InkTec inks are purely transparent silver inks which are not formulated by particle structure. The inks are stable even in long-term storage and applicable to various substrates because they enable ink sintering in low temperature for conductive trace.
 
IN-CORE Systèmes
IN-CORE Systèmes, as a leading supplier of modular optical industrial solutions, delivers high-resolution inspection, measuring and full traceability devices for 100% surface material control and process monitoring. Lineavision advanced 2D & 3D image processing range of equipment enables to precisely define & characterize, either single or multilayer structure, flexible conductive films and to monitor various R2R or S2S step processes (coating, printing, encapsulating ....). It addresses various Printed Electronics applications such as flexible solar cells (OPV), OLED Displays, Smart Cards, Antennas, Smart Systems..... for high quality production, thus minimising waste, enhancing product repetitiveness & compliance as well as performance.
 
InnovationLab GmbH
InnovationLab (iL) is an application-oriented research and transfer platform of business and science, which allows the partners to work together under one roof across all disciplines and along the entire value chain of printed electronics. The company mainly focuses on cooperative research, transforming inventions into marketable products, and training the next generation.
 
ISRA VISION
After more than 25 years, ISRA VISION continues to be one of the global leading suppliers of machine vision systems with strategic focus on high-speed surface quality inspection. The systems provide 100% inspection of printed, patterned, and un-printed materials, either on continuous web (reel-to-reel) or sheets. For printed electronics applications, the systems inspect 100% of each repeat and detect defects such as mis-registration, shorts, opens, cracks, "mouse-bites", and substrate defects. Defects are classified by type and the location of each defect is mapped. Our goal: to provide the entire production chain with standard solutions to optimize production and to maximize yield.
 
Johnson Matthey
Johnson Matthey Silver & Coating Technologies supplies silver based conductive coatings globally, for use in the electronics industry.
 
We offer a full range of materials for various applications, such as flexible circuitry, display technologies, membrane switches and RFID to name a few.
 
Our full product range is supported by a highly qualified technical team, which provides complete support in material selection, application and development.
 
 
We would be pleased to discuss your requirements and ways in which we can support your business.
visit our website
 
Konarka Technologies, Inc.
Konarka Technologies develops and manufactures solar plastic films that convert light to energy - anywhere. As the leading developer of polymer-based, organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology that provides a source of renewable power in a variety of form factors, Konarka has a broad portfolio of patents, technology licenses and an accomplished technical, scientific and manufacturing team. Manufactured at low cost and low energy consumption, the company's Konarka Power Plastic® technology is lightweight, flexible, scalable and adaptable for use in a variety of commercial, industrial, government and consumer applications. Konarka Technologies is headquartered in Lowell, Mass., U.S.A. and has a full scale production manufacturing facility in New Bedford, Mass. U.S.A., with European headquarters in Nurnberg, Germany, business development offices in Asia and a research and development facility in Austria. For additional information, visit http://www.konarka.com.
 
Kurabo Industries Ltd (Japan)
We will be demonstrating the Kurabo "Mazerustar" planetary mixer which is ideal for mixing of ingredients in inks, pastes and gels for a wide range of applications. Advantages are very fast mixing/deaeration, even for difficult to mix materials, without waste or contamination. A range of different sized machines is offered - from laboratory scale to large production.
 
Mozaik is the European representative and stockist for Kurabo "Mazerustar" mixers.
Director of Mozaik is Steve Muckett - who is an expert on fine line thick film materials and processes and also the European representative of Technic (USA) for promotion of precious metal powders and flakes.
 
PolyPhotonix
PolyPhotonix is a bio-photonic business based in the UK that has developed a home-based, non-invasive, monitored treatment for one of the principal causes of blindness in the western world, Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Oedema. The Noctura 400 Sleep Mask, offers a novel and innovative treatment for Diabetic patients with serious sight complications, and it will significantly change the patient experience and related costs when compared with current treatments. Noctura 400 is the first product launched by the company from a portfolio of bio-photonic medical devices that are under development by PolyPhotonix
 
Mozaik Technology Ventures Ltd.
We will be demonstrating the Kurabo "Mazerustar" planetary mixer which is ideal for mixing of ingredients in inks, pastes and gels for a wide range of applications. Advantages are very fast mixing/deaeration, even for difficult to mix materials, without waste or contamination. A range of different sized machines is offered - from laboratory scale to large production.
 
Mozaik is the European representative and stockist for Kurabo "Mazerustar" mixers.
Director of Mozaik is Steve Muckett - who is an expert on fine line thick film materials and processes and also the European representative of Technic (USA) for promotion of precious metal powders and flakes.
 
Muehlbauer
Mühlbauer is a global leader for the supply of highly efficient production technologies for the smart card, ePassport, semiconductor and RFID industries. With currently more than 80,000 systems in the market, Mühlbauer has the best proven reputation and performance history in these market segments. As an owner-driven and German-based company, the fulfillment of our clients' needs is not only our first priority, but also our greatest motivation. With more than 30 locations and service hubs we guarantee excellent local support and customer care.
 
NexTech FAS
NexTechFAS offers its Advantage Series Extrusion Deposition (ED) systems as standalone units or fully automated, integrated process lines designed to meet the unique requirements of the flexible and OLED markets. The integrated coating process line uses the patented FASCoat technology, a high-performance deposition method which maximizes material use to over 95% and offers extremely high throughput compared to competing deposition technologies. The Advantage Series ED technology offers a cost effective solution capable of depositing a wide variety of process chemistries, including tough-to-coat OLED and PV materials which are often deposited at submicron thicknesses with stringent uniformity requirements.
NexTech Solutions, Inc. and FAS Holdings Group, LLC, doing business jointly as "NexTechFAS", are pleased to announce that the company has signed an exclusive sales and marketing representative agreement with J. P. Kummer, a specialist distributor of instruments used in the manufacturing of semiconductors.
 
John P Kummer GmbH
 
 
Novaled AG
Novaled AG is a world-class technology provider in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technologies. Together with its proprietary materials, Novaled markets its advanced Novaled PIN OLEDTM technology to display and lighting makers preparing their entry into this promising new field.
 
In operation since March 2003, the company has developed into a leading technology provider with a strong intellectual property position. In this short time Novaled has attained the world record in power efficiency.
 
Novalia
Novalia puts interactivity into print. Touch sensitive input and light/sound output is coupled with transistor based intelligence.
 
We offer design, product development/creation services and work with our partners to co-ordinate manufacture.
 
We believe there is an opportunity for our customers to add significant value to their products in the form of creative new product concepts manufactured with existing and proven production capability.
 
Omic
OMIC is a University Innovation Centre for the speciality organic materials and polymer industries, and is facilitating knowledge transfer in organic materials from Universities in the northwest of the UK to businesses in the UK and Europe to help those businesses to innovate and grow. OMIC is part of the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry (www.materialschemistry.org)
 
There is considerable expertise within OMIC in organic / printable electronics and in particular in:
• The discovery, development and characterisation of new organic materials for application in electronic devices such as:
  • Diodes and transistors
  • Photovoltaics / solar cells
  • Sensors
• The processing (e.g. direct write including inkjet and nanolithography) of semi-conducting and conducting organic materials, including nanoparticulate metals and precursors, into a wide range of devices on a diverse range of substrates including plastic, glasses and textiles.
For more information see
 
Optomec
Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by enabling new dimensions in 3D printing. The LENS and Aerosol Jet families of printers support a range of materials for metals, 3D printed electronics and other applications, and are able to implement feature sizes never before possible.
 
Osmotronic
Osmotronic is a London based design company that creates interactive products, services and experiences across print, digital media and physical spaces. It works with companies who want to benefit from innovative products and services that connect technology and content in a direct and tangible way.
 
Osmotronic combines expertise in interaction design and communication to create intuitive and engaging products that drive revenue and increase brand value.The company offers a range of consultancy services from concept generation through to software design and content production, as well as working with exciting companies across the sectors of technology, media and manufacturing to develop proprietary products and technologies.
 
Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is the largest and most diverse filtration, separations and purifications company in the world. We apply a vast technology portfolio to many industries including semiconductor fabrication, ink jet printing and display manufacturing. Printable electronics is evolving from these key industries and Pall can leverage significant filtration expertise for these applications.
 
Pall offers filtration options for conductive ink dispersion classification, particulate and gel contaminant removal in all coating applications, gel removal in UV curable fluids and for many other applications. Pall filtration technology enables faster production, fewer defects, higher yields, lower overall costs in all markets that we serve.
 
Contact:
 
Pall GmbH
Philipp-Reis-Strasse 6
63303 Dreieich
Germany
 
E-mail: michael_mehler@europe.pall.com
Phone: +49 (0)6103-307-288
 
PolyIC
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the field "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices".
 
"Touch Sensors & Passive Devices"
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility.
 
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.
 
Ink World Magazine
Ink World is the largest trade magazine in the world covering the US$15+ billion global printing ink industry, reaching over 5,000 subscribers worldwide. Ink World's editors and correspondents provide extensive and accurate reporting with incisive articles on the companies, the people and the trends in the global printing ink industry.
 
Please visit our web site for further information:
 
Rodman Media
70 Hilltop Rd.
Ramsey, NJ 07446
 
201-825-2552 / Phone
201-825-0553 / Fax
 
Rogers Corporation
The Durel Division of Rogers Corporation will present their Printed Electronics and Lighting Solutions. Durel has over twenty years of design and high volume manufacturing experience in printed electronics. Our screen printing capabilities include product design, electrical, mechanical and optical testing, precision registration along with finished product converting and assembly operations.
 
Products and applications include medical electrodes and sensors, capacitive sensors, conductive adhesives, antenna, electroluminescent lamps, light guide film backlights and polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC).
 
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) is a global technology leader in the development of high performance specialty-materials-based products for a variety of applications in diverse markets. The company operates sales and manufacture facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia.
 
Samsung Electronics
Samsung SDS was established in 1985, by consolidating Information and Communication Technology(ICT) systems of all Samsung subsidiaries.
Since its foundation, Samsung SDS has provided comprehensive ICT services and contributed to the growth of Samsung Group as a global company.
Samsung SDS has established 17 overseas offices in ten countries starting with SDS America in 1997, and has set up eight data centers in six countries since its first data center in Gwacheon, Korea in 1992.
Samsung SDS's business is organized according to the clients' business environments and needs.
It provides various ICT services such as business consulting,
network system integration (NSI), smart infrastructure engineering (SIE),
ICT outsourcing, business process outsourcing (BPO), ICT infra, and ICT solution.
 
In case of the composition of researchers at S.A.I.T, close to 40% hold Ph.D degree and in terms of the majors, 37% of researchers here hold electronics major and others spread across the board.
 
SAIT has 3 research centers, 1 technology center and 1 frontier lab .
 
Those are Future IT Research Center , Materials & Devices Research Center , Emerging Technology Research Center, Material Technology Center and Frontier Research Lab.
 
Last year we spent 300 million US dollars for research budget of 1300 employees.
 
Saxony Economic Development Corporation
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
 
Silicon Saxony e.V.
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
 
Smart Systems Campus
The Smart Systems Campus in Chemnitz represents a dynamic network of microsystems technology expertise. The Technology Park, with its generous dimensions on a site measuring almost 4.5 hectares, provides renowned scientific and technical centres with an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen together with an economic boost at a location where everything is on the spot.
 
The city of Chemnitz meets all the conditions for developing a microsystems technology specialist centre of expertise. The region is one of the most important sector clusters in Germany due to the number of companies already established in this sector. The cooperation and intensive exchange of knowledge with the Silicon Saxony e.V. organisation permits interdisciplinary approaches to joint projects.
 
 
Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. Leveraging 50 years of experience as a supplier to the printed circuits industry, Sun Chemical has recently commercialized a range of new products for membrane switch, RFID and photovoltaics markets.
 
TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 
Toyo Ink Group
The Toyo Ink Group develops a broad array of high-functional, high-value-added materials for printed electronics and industrial applications. Our Rexalpha series of conductive silver pastes used for forming RFIDs and FPCs, leads the field in ultra-thin and low resistance properties. Other cutting-edge products on display are insulators for touch screen panels and FPCs as well as various adhesive films and conductive tapes for EMI shielding applications.
 
Toyo Ink leverages our advanced manufacturing expertise based on our core colorants and resins technology, continuously pushing for improvements. Come see why we have been the leader in print innovation for over a century now.
 
Trelleborg Applied Technology - UNITEX
UNITEX® the industry leading screen print squeegee range. UNITEX® is the squeegee of choice and specified for multiple electronic screen printing applications worldwide. Our knowledge and adherence to quality driven manufacturing means a consistent product ensuring that print output is as specified, time and time again. Excellent wear characteristics with resistance to chemicals and large ink particles means a consistent print edge is maintained over long print runs. Speak to us today and find out how the UNITEX® squeegee range can benefit your business.
 
UK Displays and Lighting Network
UK Displays and Lighting Network was launched in April 2006 as part of the DTI - "Knowledge Transfer Networks' programme. UKDL is a vibrant central hub of activity for the displays and lighting community. Designed to stimulate innovation in the key technology sectors by promoting collaboration, best practice and knowledge sharing between industry and academia. By encouraging partnerships and teamwork, UKDL aims to support science base through to end-users. Positioning the UK as the innovation engine for Europe.
 
UKDL supports and strengthens the UK Displays and Lighting Sector through tutorials, workshops and seminars with training and education embracing all levels of industry, commerce and academia. We encourage commercial and industrial collaborations between members that result in creation of wealth for UK plc through the profitable activities of members.
 
UK Trade & Investment
 
 
Umicore
Umicore is a materials technology group. Its activities are centred on four business areas: Advanced Materials, Precious Metals Products and Catalysts, Precious Metals Services and Zinc Specialties. Each business area is divided into market-focused business units, be it in products that are essential to everyday life or those at the cutting edge of new technological developments.
 
Umicore focuses on application areas where it knows its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy can make a real difference. Umicore generates approximately 50% of its revenues and spends approximately 80% of its R&D budget in the area of clean technology, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics, fuel cells, and precious metals recycling. Umicore's overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on this ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.
 
UniJet
UniJet Co. Ltd is a total solution provider of inkjet printing systems and technology, especially for electronic material deposition. UniJet supplies printing systems ranging from R&D systems to mass production systems for LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, solar cell, PCB, RFID, semiconductor packaging, and various coating applications. Mass production systems are customized to meet the application requirements and specifications with R2R printing systems. UniJet also offers process know how for various application developments as well as for application specific inks.
 
Vorbeck Materials
Vorbeck provides world-class graphene research and development
Vorbeck has not only developed the world's first graphene products, but we also maintain active graphene research to stay on the leading edge of new graphene developments.
Vorbeck's product development team emphasizes real-world solutions that can fit into your manufacturing process and are cost-effective, while adding unique new capabilities to your products. Vor-inkTM formulations harness the exceptional conductivity of graphene: ultra-flexible and robust inks and coatings for the printed electronics market. In energy applications. Vor-x graphene delivers demonstrable performance gains by breaking traditional technology trade-offs between nattery capacity and power output. In rubber and composites, Vor-x graphene provides exeptional levels of strength, dimensional stability, conductivity, and environmental resistance, opening new application and design possibilities.
 
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BASF
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,200 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.9 billion in 2017. For more information about BASF's North American operations, visit www.basf.com External Link. At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 115,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of €64.5 billion in 2017. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London
(BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com External Link. BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH is a subsidiary of BASF.
 
DuPont Advanced Materials
DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets.
 
Heraeus GmbH
Heraeus, the technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a leading international family-owned company formed in 1851. With expertise, a focus on innovations, operational excellence and an entrepreneurial leadership, we strive to continuously improve our business performance.
We create high-quality solutions for our clients and strengthen their competitiveness in the long term by combining material expertise with technological know-how. Our ideas are focused on themes such as the environment, energy, health, mobility and industrial applications. Our portfolio ranges from components to coordinated material systems which are used in a wide variety of industries, including the steel, electronics, chemical, automotive and telecommunications industries.
In the 2015 financial year, Heraeus generated revenues without precious metals of €1.9 bn and a total revenue of €12.9 bn. With approximately 12,500 employees worldwide in more than 100 subsidiaries in 38 countries, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.
 
Optomec
Optomec is evolving the world of additive manufacturing by enabling new dimensions in 3D printing. The LENS and Aerosol Jet families of printers support a range of materials for metals, 3D printed electronics and other applications, and are able to implement feature sizes never before possible.
 
OTB Solar /PiXDRO
PixDro is an innovative company, specialized in the research & development of industrial inkjet applications and the manufacturing of advanced inkjet printing systems for research and industry. Our experience in the inkjet printing market has resulted in various innovative technologies and products.
 
Our products consist of printing modules embedded in an open system architecture allowing PixDro to customize our systems (LP 50 and LP 150) for client specific processes and applications. These building blocks enable easy integration and migration from entry-level single layer printing for R&D purposes to volume printing in an industrial system.
 
With these products and modules PixDro facilitates the development of applications and offers a migration path to a complete industrial production system.
 
As part of the OTB-Group, PixDro offers complete printing solutions including pre and post processing; thereby, providing a complete solution for your requirements.
www.pixdro.com www.otb.nl
 
Plextronics, Inc
PLEXTRONICS, Inc. an international technology company that specializes in printed lighting, display, solar and other organic electronics. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, the company's focus is on organic light emitting diodes (OLED) and organic solar technology, specifically the conductive inks and process technologies that enable those and other similar applications. The privately held company was founded in 2002 as a spinout from Carnegie Mellon University, based upon conductive polymer technology developed by Dr. Richard McCullough. Since then, Plextronics scientists have refined and further developed this technology to deliver exceptional performance for printed electronics. The company is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified. For more information about Plextronics, visit www.plextronics.com
 
Trident Industrial Ink Jet
Trident is a leader in the development and manufacture of both industrial piezoelectric ink jet printheads and ink jet inks. Trident was one of the pioneers of ink jet in the early 1980's jetting both liquid inks and hot melt inks. Today, Trident products are used in a variety of applications that require rugged, inert, stainless steel printheads for printing or accurately dispensing fluids reliably and frequently. Applications include digital patterned printing with etchants, dopants, metallic conductive inks and conductive fluids. Trident's inert printheads are unique in their ability to be disassembled, cleaned and reassembled enabling long life and high degree of return on investment.
 
Trident printheads are marketed worldwide through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the flat panel display manufacturing, printable electronics, wide format printing, precision coating markets. OEMs integrate Trident printheads into computer-controlled, application-specific products or systems which are then sold to end users.
 
Trident's development, manufacturing and administrative headquarters is located in Brookfield, Connecticut, USA (100 km from New York City). The company also has regional offices in Tokyo and Dublin, Ireland.
 
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3D-Micromac AG
3D-Micromac AG, a leading supplier of customized laser micromachining systems, has gained an established position in the international market over the past several years. As a developer and manufacturer of complex workstations, as a service provider for materials and surface machining or as a solution provider for the development of specific production processes - we are able to find the best solution for every customer's task. Our portfolio is subdivided into the following divisions: High End Laser Systems - High End Laser Applications - High End Laser Tools - High End Laser Services. Our customers appreciate the long lasting experience with all types of lasers used in research and industry.
 
Agfa-Gevaert NV
Founded in 1867, Agfa is a leader in the graphics arts industry, in healthcare radiology and IT solutions as well as a number of niche markets, such as green hydrogen, synthetic paper and printed electronics. With its ORGACON product portfolio, Agfa stays at the cutting edge of material development for printed electronics and digitally fabricated PCBs. It includes coatings as well as screen print and inkjet inks for applications ranging from transparent electrodes to conductive circuitry for automotive, home appliances and consumer electronics.
 
ARDEJE
ARDEJE has a strong knowledge and background in DOD inkjet printing. We design and manufacture custom-built print engines based on our customers' specifications by integrating piezoelectric printheads for industrial applications based on DOD inkjet technology. Several printers and print engines have been manufactured for graphic art applications and printing industry. We are now taking advantage of our 10-year inkjet printing expertise by developing opportunities and new markets in printed electronics. ARDEJE has been pioneering this field since 2001 with successful partners and recently increased our R&D activities to provide technological innovative solutions for printed electronics applications.
 
French Atomic Energy Commission CEA Liten
The CEA is the French Atomic Energy Commission (Commissariat à l'énergie atomique). It is a public body with a budget of over Euros 3.3 billion and over 15,000 employees including 1,017 PhD students and 278 post-docs. A leader in research, development and innovation, the CEA mission statement has two main objectives : To become the leading technological research organization in Europe and to ensure that the nuclear deterrent remains effective in the future. The civilian programs of the CEA receive about 55 % of their funding from the French government, and 35 % from external sources (partner companies and the European Union). The remaining 10 % is provided from a fund dedicated to the decommissioning and clean-up of civilian nuclear plants. The military programs are mainly funded directly by the French Ministry of Defense.
 
CEA/LITEN is composed of 550 employees with 62M Euro budget. CEA-LITEN is a Technical Research Laboratory focusing on:
 
 
New technologies for Energy:
Batteries, fuel cells and photovoltaic energy. Miniaturization of such energy devices is one of the main LITEN goals: miniature batteries, micro fuel cells, miniature thermoelectric generators.... Nanomaterials development and optimization of materials for advanced lithium battery, flexible batteries and other energy sources are also part of the LITEN research activities. Nanosurfaces, high gradient temperature environment, miniature energy recovery technology, silicon nanofibres, multiquantum wells are other technologies develop in LITEN for new energy applications.
 
 
Organic Electronic Devices:
LITEN offers interested customers a set of options to evaluate and develop the next generation of organic electronic: Flexible polymer electronics - polymer optoelectronics, printed electronics for low cost new technology applications - smart fabrics.
CEA-LITEN's mission is to provide innovation and facilitate its transfer to industry. Our device experts have an understanding of the relationship between structure-property and device performance.
 
SAXONY
Dresden - your favorite place
The Dresden region is the largest and most important European location for microelectronics and information technology - with more than 40.000 employees in about 1.200 companies, represented by the network "Silicon Saxony". The business areas of the local companies cover the entire value chain, however, development and production of electronic components and integrated circuits is the most significant sector of the Dresden microelectronic cluster. Large semiconductor fabs and almost all leading equipment manufacturers have settled here, delivering their products worldwide. To the technological strengths of Saxony belongs a high competence in the field of organic and printed electronics. The highly motivated and qualified experts as well as the dense network of business, science and government authorities are decisive factors for future investors.
Welcome to Dresden!
 
Ciba
Ciba is a leading global company dedicated to producing high-value effects for its customers' products. We strive to be the partner of choice for our customers, offering them innovative products and one-stop expert service. We create effects that improve the quality of life - adding performance, protection, color and strength to plastics, paper, automobiles, buildings, home and personal care products and much more. Ciba is active in more than 120 countries around the world and is committed to being a leader in its chosen markets.
 
Enfucell Oy
Enfucell is a leading customized battery supplier to printed electronics industry. The company has developed a printable, thin, flexible and eco-friendly SoftBattery®, which can be used as a power source in various Internet of Things and wearable electronics products and applications. Find out more at http://www.enfucell.com.
 
Epurex Films
Epurex Films, based in Bomlitz up north in Germany is a Bayer Material Science company. We have specialised in high-performance technical films for more than 25 years. Our focus lies on development, production and sale of high-quality polyurethane films, breathable membrane- and hot-melt adhesive films. Our product portfolio offers customized products, e. g. special films for the use in modern electronic applications. We provide our customers with expert advice and technical support. We fill innovative ideas with life - films for ideas.
 
FUJIFILM
FUJIFILM Dimatix, the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems, has more than 32 years of experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices with its state-of-the-art MEMS technology. The Dimatix Materials Printer, a cartridge-based piezoelectric inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids to create products like displays, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging, solar cells, and wearable electronics, has been accepted as the industry standard for the accelerated development of inkjet solutions in electronics, displays, life sciences, photovoltaics, and other industries.
 
Holst Centre
Holst Centre/TNO (www.holstcentre.com), set up by the TNO and IMEC, is an independent shared-innovation R&D Centre for Flexible Electronics and Sensor Technologies in the Netherlands. A key feature is its partnership model with industry and academia comprising more than 40 international companies. Holst Centre/TNO has major activities in the areas of TOLAE, (hybrid) printed electronics, flexible OLEDs, photovoltaics and oxide transistor technology. Holst Centre has demonstrated solutions for numerous hybrid and printed electronics products, varying from printed temperature and humidity sensing devices, paper electronics, health-patches, smart garments, and (thermoformed) stretchable products
 
IDTechEx
IDTechEx provides independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technologies to companies across the value chain. Our clients use our insights to help make strategic business decisions and grow their organizations.
 
IDTechEx business and technology experts provide international perspective in a diverse range of emerging technologies including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, life sciences, printed electronics, IoT and many other topics.
 
IDTechEx is headquartered in Cambridge, UK with additional offices in USA, Germany and Japan and associates in South Korea.
 
ImageXpert
ImageXpert is a leader in machine vision technology for inkjet drop-in-flight analysis, print quality inspection, and part inspection. ImageXpert produces the JetXpert Dropwatcher, the JetXpert Print Station, and other advanced analysis systems for R&D laboratories. ImageXpert is also a renowned integrator; combining printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and more into turnkey inkjet development systems.
 
imaging Technology international (iTi)
imaging Technology international Corporation (iTi) is a leading digital fabrication systems supplier. Established in 1992, headquartered in Boulder, CO with its European office in Cambridge UK, iTi designs, develops and manufactures high precision digital material deposition systems that incorporate inkjet technology. iTi's strategy is to support customers from Lab2Fab with a comprehensive range of flexible, printhead independent R&D tools, which include the Drop Watcher and MDS 300 materials deposition system, through to high volume fabrication systems such as the VJet and Digital Web Press.
 
In 2009, iTi established the iTi Solar division to advance the economies of clean, renewable energy through the use of industrial inkjet technologies. iTi Solar develops precision industrial inkjet systems for use in the manufacturing of efficient, low-cost solar cells. iTi Solar's material deposition systems are used by a number of labs worldwide, including the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL).
 
iTi is widely acknowledged for its technical expertise in incorporating inkjet technology as a digital manufacturing process. Our in-depth understanding of the capabilities of inkjet technologies, combined with expertise in industrial design, electrical, mechanical and software engineering assist our customers in a wide variety of deposition applications.
 
iTi can shape a world-class solution that makes sense for your inkjet challenge - work with us from Lab2Fab.
 
IN-CORE Systèmes
IN-CORE Systèmes, as a leading supplier of modular optical industrial solutions, delivers high-resolution inspection, measuring and full traceability devices for 100% surface material control and process monitoring. Lineavision advanced 2D & 3D image processing range of equipment enables to precisely define & characterize, either single or multilayer structure, flexible conductive films and to monitor various R2R or S2S step processes (coating, printing, encapsulating ....). It addresses various Printed Electronics applications such as flexible solar cells (OPV), OLED Displays, Smart Cards, Antennas, Smart Systems..... for high quality production, thus minimising waste, enhancing product repetitiveness & compliance as well as performance.
 
InkTec Co., Ltd
Transparent Silver Inks, developed by InkTec with patented technology, are Ag-based conducting inks suitable to RFID Tag, PCB, reflective film, display, and EMI shielding, etc. Differently from other prior conductive inks based on nano-technology, InkTec inks are purely transparent silver inks which are not formulated by particle structure. The inks are stable even in long-term storage and applicable to various substrates because they enable ink sintering in low temperature for conductive trace.
 
ISRA VISION
After more than 25 years, ISRA VISION continues to be one of the global leading suppliers of machine vision systems with strategic focus on high-speed surface quality inspection. The systems provide 100% inspection of printed, patterned, and un-printed materials, either on continuous web (reel-to-reel) or sheets. For printed electronics applications, the systems inspect 100% of each repeat and detect defects such as mis-registration, shorts, opens, cracks, "mouse-bites", and substrate defects. Defects are classified by type and the location of each defect is mapped. Our goal: to provide the entire production chain with standard solutions to optimize production and to maximize yield.
 
Nanodynamics
IIMAK and Nanodynamics have teamed up to commercialize functional electronic inks for both analog and digital printing. Conductive inks using traditional printing technologies can be used to mass-produce extremely thin, flexible and inexpensive electronic circuits. Digital conductive inks are applicable in variable on-demand, on-site, or customized printing. For more information visit
www.iimak.com
 
NanoMas Technologies
NanoMas Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, engineering, and commercialization of nanotechnology and nanomaterials. We offer various inks such as silver and gold nanoparticle inks, conjugated polymer inks, and polymer dielectric inks, as well as conductor and semiconductor nanocrystal inks for printable electronics. We also develop functional nanoparticulates, including silver and gold nanoparticles and decorated carbon nanotubes. In addition inks and nanoparticulates, NanoMas provides carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers incorporating various physical, mechanical, electrical and optical properties for applications in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites, biosensors and medical diagnostics, and novel drug delivery. These inks are designed for applications in various technologies including:
 
  • Flexible and flat panel displays
  • Radio frequency identification antenna and integrated circuits
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Reflective mirrors and metallic coatings
  • Printable solar cells
 
Our innovative technologies allow production of printable conductor, semiconductor, and dielectric inks for printed electronics.
 
Northfield Automation Systems
Northfield Automation Systems is the global leader in developing process solutions for custom manufacturing needs. With nearly 75 years combined experience in roll-to-roll thin material handling, we will design, develop and deliver precision web handling systems that support and streamline your manufacturing process.
 
Our turnkey solutions help ensure product quality, maximize efficient throughput, deliver meaningful data outputs and are user-friendly for operators. In every instance, our goal is to enable the seamless movement of materials through the manufacturing process and help you reach maximum efficiency and maximum quality.
 
OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association)
The OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) is a working group within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA). It was founded in December 2004. OE-A is the key international industry association for organic and printed electronics and represents the whole value chain of this emerging industry. Our members are leading international companies and institutions, ranging from component and material suppliers, equipment and tool suppliers, producers/system integrators and end-users to R&D institutes. More than 160 companies from Europe, North America, Asia and Australia are working together to promote the establishment of a competitive production infrastructure for organic and printed electronics. The vision of the OE-A is to build a bridge between science, technology and application. The activities of the OE-A include education, networking opportunities, strategic market understanding, roadmap for organic and printed electronics, quality control and measurement, applications and the exchange of ideas to unite the entire industry. The OE-A headquarter is in Frankfurt/Germany and our local North American office is in Pittsburgh/USA.
Further information on OE-A, member companies, member benefits, becoming a member, etc., please visit the OE-A Website. www.oe-a.org
 
OLLA Project
The OLLA project is a Pan European research project, which is funded by the European Commission. It's acronym stands for high brightness Organic LEDs for Lighting Applications, and targets to further develop OLEDs as lighting technology. Coming close to the project end, we here show our latest results at the Printed Electronics Europe.
 
The aim of the OLLA project is to research and develop high brightness, high efficient white OLEDs and demonstrate its use in general lighting applications.
 
Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation is the largest and most diverse filtration, separations and purifications company in the world. We apply a vast technology portfolio to many industries including semiconductor fabrication, ink jet printing and display manufacturing. Printable electronics is evolving from these key industries and Pall can leverage significant filtration expertise for these applications.
 
Pall offers filtration options for conductive ink dispersion classification, particulate and gel contaminant removal in all coating applications, gel removal in UV curable fluids and for many other applications. Pall filtration technology enables faster production, fewer defects, higher yields, lower overall costs in all markets that we serve.
 
Contact:
 
Pall GmbH
Philipp-Reis-Strasse 6
63303 Dreieich
Germany
 
E-mail: michael_mehler@europe.pall.com
Phone: +49 (0)6103-307-288
 
PolyIC
PolyIC develops and markets products based on the platform technology printed electronics: In the course of this PolyIC offers products from the field "Touch Sensors & Passive Devices".
 
"Touch Sensors & Passive Devices"
Touch sensors based on the PolyTC® technology offer transparent, conductive and flexible possibilities for touch screens and capacitive keys in any variants. Furthermore, this technology enables the setup of flexible circuit structures as passive devices for a huge variety of further applications. The highlight is the possibility to combine decoration and function to achieve a maximum of design flexibility.
 
Polymertronics
Polymertronics is a technology enabler for rigid and flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Polymertronics provides a fast route to market for parties developing nanotechnology products. This is achieved by providing the company's OLED chemicals, licenses for high volume OLED production, electronics schematics for OLED drivers and knowhow for inkjet printing.
Polymertronics' OLEDs have the unique selling points that they can be printed using existing UV inkjet printers, then instantly cured by irradiating them with ultra-violet (UV) light. Polymertronics' techniques allow OLED and colour UV-curable inks to be simultaneously printed, with no tooling requirements.
 
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.
 
Printed Systems GmbH
**COMPANY OUT OF BUSINESS SINCE APRIL 2009**
printed systems uses specialized mass printing processes to produce paper electronics fast and cost-effective. The new crossmedia-technology CROSSLINK, consisting of environment-friendly electronic paper cards with imprinted data memory and a low cost USB reader, bridges paper to internet for read@home products. Using this cost effective technology, CROSSLINK provides the base for a new category of applications in various fields like marketing, entertainment and medicine. The cards are already in use in dialogue marketing projects and games but can also be used for micro payment or customer loyalty programmes. In the plant in Chemnitz printed systems produces millions of data memories a day by high speed roll to roll printing.
 
Saxony Economic Development Corporation
Saxony is the German federal state with the most remarkable developments and achievements in organic and printed electronics as well as in photovoltaics. Interested in the business location Saxony? Then the Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS - Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH) is the right partner. Companies from all over the world benefit from our profound network competence and in-depth knowledge of Saxony's core industries.
www.invest-in-saxony.com/peeurope
 
Soligie
Soligie utilizes high speed, roll-to-roll manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. Soligie offers a full range of services including: concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production. We combine emergent materials with proprietary manufacturing processes and produce electrical components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries for integration onto thin, flexible substrates. Soligie currently serves the military, medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets.
 
Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, the world's largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. Leveraging 50 years of experience as a supplier to the printed circuits industry, Sun Chemical has recently commercialized a range of new products for membrane switch, RFID and photovoltaics markets.
 
TAMARACK Scientific Co., Inc., A SÜSS MicroTec AG Company
Manufacturer of LASER SYSTEMS, UV STEPPERS, UV SCANNERS and MASK ALIGNERS. Tamarack supplies photolithography and laser micromachining systems. We specialize in applications including: Displays, RFID, Solar Cells, Organic Electronics, MEMS, Medical Devices and HDI. Our Excimer and Solid State ablation systems are ideal for direct pattern etching thin metals from various organic substrates to form transistors or other electronic circuits. In addition, these systems are used to via drill most types of organic and inorganic materials with selective material removal, down to 1um. Systems designed for Roll-to-Roll, Reel-to-Reel and Sheet handling. Resolution capabilities to 1um. Machines designed for 24/7 production environments.
 
Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, the world's leading producer of solutions for wearable and flexible electronics. An innovator in the wearable medical device space, Blue Spark utilizes its proprietary, patented, printed battery technology to develop disruptive technologies in printed and flexible electronics.
 
Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies was founded as the leader in developing thin, flexible, printed battery solutions based on intellectual property licensed from Energizer®. Blue Spark Technologies' latest innovation, TempTraq®, is the only Bluetooth®, wearable temperature monitor in the form of a soft, comfortable patch that continuously, safely and comfortably, monitors body temperature for up to 72 hours and sends alerts to Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. The company's TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service supported by Google Healthcare Cloud Platform allows parents and caregivers to monitor body temperature from anywhere. It also allows direct integration with health care provider electronic health records (EHR) systems and central nursing stations, providing a secure method of storing patient health care data.
 
In addition to delivering battery technology to complementary solution developers, Blue Spark has developed an innovative line of industrial wireless sensing products.
 
Thin Film Electronics
Thinfilm is enabling the Internet of Everything through our NFC (near field communications) solutions. We provide consumer-focused NFC mobile marketing as well as industrial and supply chain solutions, including blockchain applications. Thinfilm delivers end-to-end support throughout the entire process, starting with the manufacturing of NFC tags using our roll-to-roll printed electronics production process. Our offering also includes our CNECT™ Cloud Platform, which captures data and provides actionable insights into consumer behavior and business logistics, as well as integration support to apply tags to physical items.
 
Thin Film Electronics ASA is a publicly listed company in Norway with global headquarters in Oslo, Norway; US headquarters in San Jose, California; and offices in Linköping, Sweden; San Francisco; London; Hamburg; Singapore; and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.thinfilmNFC.com External Link.
 
UniJet
UniJet Co. Ltd is a total solution provider of inkjet printing systems and technology, especially for electronic material deposition. UniJet supplies printing systems ranging from R&D systems to mass production systems for LCD, PDP, OLED, PLED, solar cell, PCB, RFID, semiconductor packaging, and various coating applications. Mass production systems are customized to meet the application requirements and specifications with R2R printing systems. UniJet also offers process know how for various application developments as well as for application specific inks.
 
Xennia
Xennia has a broad range of capability in inkjet technology applicable to printed electronics. Xennia is a leading developer and supplier of inks and processes including conductive, resistive, semiconductor, electrochromic, etch resist, colour filter and OLED inks. Xennia is also able to supply robust industrial inkjet modules and systems for production applications, and can support inkjet development programmes by supplying development tools and printing systems.
 
UK Displays and Lighting Network
UK Displays and Lighting Network was launched in April 2006 as part of the DTI - "Knowledge Transfer Networks' programme. UKDL is a vibrant central hub of activity for the displays and lighting community. Designed to stimulate innovation in the key technology sectors by promoting collaboration, best practice and knowledge sharing between industry and academia. By encouraging partnerships and teamwork, UKDL aims to support science base through to end-users. Positioning the UK as the innovation engine for Europe.
 
UKDL supports and strengthens the UK Displays and Lighting Sector through tutorials, workshops and seminars with training and education embracing all levels of industry, commerce and academia. We encourage commercial and industrial collaborations between members that result in creation of wealth for UK plc through the profitable activities of members.
 
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. We use our scientific and technological excellence to provide innovation services and develop smart technologies for our domestic and international customers and partners. We have strong offering on sensors, high frequency electronics, integrated silicon photonics and superconductivity based quantum technologies. Our contract manufacturing services include graphene processing and CMOS integration on 100-200 mm wafer platforms, IC design for graphene sensors and printed graphene electronics and fabrics.