RFID Europe 2009
RFID Europe 2009
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Company Tours**

Cambridge is home to many technology companies, and we will be offering tours to the following companies on the Masterclass days:

  • Marshall Aerospace & Ubisense
  • Conductive Inkjet Technology
  • Centre for Advanced Photonics & Electronics (CAPE)
    If you would like to register your interest in a tour, please email: Sarah Lee, s.lee@IDTechEx.com.

    Priority will be given to those delegates registered on a masterclass session.

    Monday 28 September

    Marshall Aerospace
    Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE)

    12.45pm - 2.15pm

    Marshall Aerospace (MA) is the UK largest independent aero maintenance and repair organization (MRO) with facilities covering over 1.2 million square feet. The tour will take personnel through the vast hangars where large military transport aircraft are stripped down for repair, overhaul and upgrading. Time permitting the tour may also include a visit to the manufacturing facility where large metal sections for various aircraft are milled out of solid metal.

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    Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE)
    Ubisense precise real-time location solutions drive cost reduction, efficiency gains and process improvement, delivering maximum ROI to customers from a wide range of industries including manufacturing, military, Transport & Transportation, logistics and many others. Providing 15cm 3D accuracy, real-time sub-second response and proven robustness in challenging environments across standard networks to customers such as s BMW, US Army, Continental, Cummins, Marshalls Aerospace, Fiat, GM, Caterpillar, Honda, PosCo and DHL.

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    Conductive Inkjet Technologies (CIT)
    Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE)
    12.45pm - 2.15pm

    CIT has fully developed the process of inkjet printing electronic circuitry and now offers both Contract Manufacturing (sheet and reel) as well as Technology Transfer Services.

    The tour will be able to see the World's First Reel to Reel Volume Production of Inkjet Printed Electronics Products. CIT will be demonstrating their new Contract Manufacturing Service in their new clean facility. Delegates will see reel to reel production, 1 meter square flat bed production as well as laboratory deposition systems for prototyping.

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    Thursday 1 October

    Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE)
    Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE)
    12.45pm - 2.15pm

    CAPE is a collaboration between academics and commercial enterprises, researching into advanced photonics and electronics. The centre has many activities with the following technology focuses:


  • Communications;
  • Materials and processing;
  • Displays and display systems;
  • Energy and the environment.

    The centre is backed by companies such as Dow Corning and ALPS. The new impressive facility includes several clean rooms and delegates visiting this site will also see demonstrations.

    The visit to examine the research at Cambridge University CAPE will be hosted by Dr Andrew Flewitt. It will cover work relevant to piezoelectrics, photovoltaics, energy management and batteries as well as other aspects.

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    For more information please contact:

    Sarah Lee
    Event Manger


    Tel: +44 (0)1223 813703 UK)

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    **Tours are hosted by the company, who have the right to decline someone from attending. This is beyond the control of IDTechEx and you will be informed of this as quickly as possible if this is the case.

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