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Printed Electronics Investment Summit

The investment summit takes place from 2.00pm - 5.30pm on Tuesday December 1st at the San Jose Convention Center.


High-quality Printed Electronics investment opportunities and perspectives


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 whso 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.





Venture Capitalists & Investors Panel:

Venture Capitalists and Investors will discuss their investments, what they seek in companies, valuing a company, routes to fund raising, expected returns.


2.00pm IDTechEx, USA Mr Raghu Das, CEO
2.15pm Kodak, USA, Mr Subra Narayan, Director Venture Capital
2.30pm Germany Trade & Invest, USA,  Mr Claus Habermeier, Director
2.45pm Invention Development Fund, USA,
Dr Karren Kerr, US Head of Business Development

Company Presentations:

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.


3.00pm Canatu Oy, Finland, Dr David Brown, CEO
3.10pm Vorbeck Materials, USA, Dr John S. Lettow, President
3.20pm NanoMas Technologies Inc., USA, Mr John J Hannafin, CEO
3.30pm Organic Spintronics, Italy, Mr Giovanni Mancuso, Business Development in Organic Spintronics
3.40pm - 4.00pm Refreshment Break


4.00pm Nano ePrint Ltd., UK, Mr Scott White, CEO
4.10pm University of St Andrews, UK, Prof Ulf Leonhardt


4.20pm The Paper Battery Co. Inc., USA, Dr Shreefal Mehta, CEO
4.30pm VTT Tech. Research Centre, Finland,
Mr. Riku Rikkola, Business & Technology Manager
4.40pm Blue Spark Technologies, USA,
Mr Gary R Johnson, President & CEO
4.50pm PolyIC GmbH & Co., Germany,
Mr Wolfgang Mildner, Managing Director
5.00pm MC10 Inc., USA,
Mr David Icke, Chairman/CEO/President/Owner/MD

Investment Approaches:


5.10pm GSI Technologies LLC, USA, Mr Gordon Smith, CTO
5.20pm Emerging Technology Accelerator, USA, Mr Paul Patterson ,CEO
5.30pm Questions and conclusion


Why Attend


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.
This is the only and must-attend summit for investors and companies seeking investment in printed and thin film electronics. This optional event precedes the two day conference Register now!



Previous Investment Summit attendees have reported:
"I think the organization and venue were excellent. I commend IDTechEx for being proactive in taking an investors' perspective on printed electronics."


America's largest event on printed and thin film electronics. With over 100 exhibitors and more than 800 delegates anticipated - the whole industry will be at this event. Will you?


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