Tuesday November 29 from 9.00am to 12.00noon.
Investment opportunities and prospectives
This half day summit brings venture capitalists and other investors together with leading pure-play printed electronics companies that are gaining traction and substantial revenues today, as well as hidden gems with enormous potential. Attendees will also have access to industry thought-leaders, valuable quantitative and qualitative research, and one-on-one meetings with company executives. Speakers and panelists are cherry picked by IDTechEx and investor partners.
Analysts including IDTechEx will introduce the latest progress in this sector, such as fund raising so far, undersupplied sectors and company profiles. A panel of VCs will then cover their thoughts on the sector and company profiles they seek for investing. This will be followed by company CEOs who seek investment giving 15 minute overviews of their proposition and technology. There will be one to one meetings afterwards.
Suitable funding is required to drive development of printed electronics into viable commercial solutions. With massive opportunities there will be many successes. This summit, now in its third year, aims to help develop the industry by linking investors with leading edge companies.
Analysts, Venture Capitalists & Investors Panel:
The analysts will discuss questions such as: What is the size of the market now and projected? What are they key technical and commercial barriers? What is happening territorially? What are the business model options that can lead to success? Discuss the IP landscape - is this going to hold the industry back?
Venture Capitalists and Investors will discuss their investments, what they seek in companies, valuing a company, routes to fund raising, expected returns.
|8.30am||Mr Raghu Das||IDTechEx, UK,|
|8.45am||Ms Paula Mints||Navigant Consulting, USA|
|9.00am||Ms Eileen Tanghal||Applied Materials, USA|
|9.15am||Dr Alexei Andreev||Harris & Harris , USA|
|9.30am||Mr Max Milbredt||Germany Trade and Invest, Germany|
Printed Electronics Company Presentations:
The Public Company Perspective
Executives from leading companies, cherry picked by the hosts, will briefly present their company and technology, followed by discussion from the audience. Companies will be split into the following categories: those developing materials, production/manufacturing, and devices.
|9.45am||Mr Johnson Lee||China, E-Ink Holdings|
|10.00am||Dr. Allen Reid||Nanogap USA|
|10.15am||Dr John Lettow||Vorbeck Materials USA|
|10.30am||Mr Senthill Ramadas||Terra-Barrier Films Pte Ltd, Singapore|
|10.45 - 11.15am Refreshment Break|
|11.15am||Dr Michael Knapp||Cambrios Technologies Corporation, USA|
|11.30am||Mr Steven Warwick||NanoForge, USA|
|11.45am||Mr Richard Ebner||IsiQiri Interface Technologies Germany|
|12.00 noon||Dr William J Ray||Nth Degree Technologies, USA|
|12.15am||Mr Martin Bloom||OLED Power, UK|
|12.30am||Mr Geir Aase||Thin Film ASA, Norway|
|12.45am||Mr John Gannon||Blue Spark Technologies|
|1.00pm||Mr David Ramahi||Optomec, USA|
|1.10pm||Questions and Conclusions|
We see this market growing to a multi billion dollar opportunity within five years - namely due to the creation of new markets and going where conventional electronics cannot.
Companies involved or intending to be involved in any part of the printed and thin film electronics value chain and seeking funding should attend this event. There will be ample time to have a one-to-one discussions during the conference.