28 Jul 2021
Wiliot Secures $200 Million Investment Round Led by SoftBank Vision
For decades, there has remained a massive gap as trillions of products travel billions of miles without any data being available as to their status, whereabouts, or situation. Lacking this information, global supply chains have been profoundly, and vulnerably, in the dark. Recognizing this, many leaders in consumer-packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, furniture, and apparel have been working with Wiliot to add their sensing capabilities, intelligence and connectivity.
27 Jul 2021
Wiliot is developing low-cost, energy-harvesting sensors that enable items to be tracked throughout the supply chain. On July 27 2021 it announced that it had received an investment of $200m from Softbank.
7 Jan 2021
Merck Today Announced the Acquisition of AmpTec
Merck acquires AmpTec to expand mRNA capabilities for vaccines, treatments and diagnostics. Adds to Merck's lipid manufacturing expertise, providing an integrated offering across mRNA value chain
5 Jan 2021
Mosa Meat is a Dutch company developing "cultured meat", meat products created from cultured animal cells without requiring animal slaughter and at a fraction of the environmental cost of conventional meat. In December 2020, IDTechEx Senior Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Maarten Bosch, CEO of Mosa Meat
1 Dec 2020
Merck Announces Partnerships: Advance Materials for Free-Form Displays
Partnerships with Optitune and Solip Tech will allow Merck to accelerate the commercialization of liviFlexTM, a new range of display materials that addresses challenges in the manufacture of flexible, foldable and rollable OLED displays.
19 Nov 2020
Five Things IDTechEx Learned From the Cultured Meat Symposium 2020
The recent IDTechEx report, "Plant-Based and Cultured Meat 2020-2030", explores the technologies and market factors that are shaping this emerging industry. Here are five things IDTechEx learned from this recent event.
30 Oct 2020
Insulectro Opens Shop With all New Printed Electronics E-Commerce Site
Insulectro has just rolled out its new on-line shopping center for conductive inks and pastes plus advanced substrates and films.
29 Oct 2020
Merck & Mammoth Biosciences to Scale New SARS-CoV-2 Test
Merck today announced a collaboration with Mammoth Biosciences Inc. for the development, scale-up and commercial production of Mammoth's CRISPR-based SARS CoV-2 diagnostic test.
28 Oct 2020
Merck Announces €20M OLED Manufacturing Expansion in Korea & China
Merck today (28th October) has announced a € 20 million expansion of its OLED (organic light-emitting diode) manufacturing capacity at its sites in Pyeongtaek, Korea and Shanghai, China.
22 Oct 2020
Merck Announces 2020 Advance Biotech Grant Program N. American Winner
Merck, a leading science and technology company, has announced that Combined Therapeutics Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, has been selected as the North American winner of its 2020 Advance Biotech Grant Program.
19 May 2020
Raynergy Tek acquires OPV and OPD Portfolio of Merck KGaA
Raynergy Tek, specialized in proprietary organic semiconductors for third generation energy harvesting and photo-detecting application has recently acquired Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany's portfolio of best-in- class, high-performance Organic photovoltaic and Organic photodetector proprietary materials, including revolutionary and highly-patented photoactive materials and interfacial layer formulation.
13 May 2020
Peratech offer integrated pressure sensing solutions based around their proprietary pressure sensitive materials and algorithms. They aim to improve human interactions with electronics devices by enabling different surfaces (including displays) to sense pressure similar to how human skin does.