This event will take advantage of being located in Santa Clara and the Bay Area - by hosting tours to some of the leading organizations working on this technology in this region. Places on these tours are limited and are offered to attendees on the masterclasses first.
|Please note that you are only able to attend ONE tour per day.
FUJIFILM Dimatix - Tour is now full
The FUJIFILM Dimatix tour provides an overview of the company, its products and its people with a walk-through of its manufacturing facility.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. is the world's premier provider of piezoelectric inkjet printheads and systems. As of July 2006, FUJIFILM Dimatix is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation. FUJIFILM Dimatix has more than 29 years experience in advancing the performance of drop-on-demand dispensing devices and applications, and its state-of-the-art technology provides solutions for the printed electronics industry.
FUJIFILM Dimatix's MEMS-based technology lets inkjet printing create products like displays and electronics, RFID antennas, smart tags, DNA arrays, smart packaging and wearable electronics. The Dimatix Materials Printer DMP-2831 is a low-cost, cartridge-based piezo inkjet printing system that enables direct deposition of functional fluids - including nanoparticle-based metallic and organic materials.
PARC, a Xerox Company - Tour is now full
A premier center for commerical innovation, PARC, a Xerox company, is in the business of breakthroughs. We work closely with global enterprises, entrepreneurs, government agencies and partners, and other clients to invent, co-develop, and bring to market game-changing innnovations by combining imagination, investigation, and return on investment for our clients. For 40 years, we have lived at the leading edge of innovation, merging inquiry and strategy to pioneer technological change. PARC was incorporated in 2002 as a wholly owned independent subsidiary of Xerox Corporation - enabling us to continue pioneering technological change but across a broader set of industries and clients today.
The tour will consist of 30 minutes of presentations followed by a 30 minute tour of PARC's facility. The presentations will include an overview of PARC as well as an overview of PARC's on-going research in Printed Electronics; such as flexible sensors, printed circuits, and related fabrication techniques. The facility tour will include labs where printed circuits are being fabricated and characterized. The attendees will be able to see and touch the actual printed demonstrators.
Stanford University - Tour is now full
Stanford University is located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, and is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Almost 7000 undergraduates and 8000 graduate students are engaged in studies over roughly 60 majors and myriads of research projects.