PyzoFlex® and the World of Human-Machine-Interfaces (Printed Electronics Europe 2014)

Mr Gregor Scheipl, Scientist
Joanneum Research


Berlin 2014 Presentation - Joanneum Research*
Berlin 2014 Audio Presentation - Joanneum Research*

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Presentation Summary

1.) Fully printed by screen printing
2.) Based on the copolymer PVDF
3.) Pyro- and piezoelectrical
4.) Energy harvesting
5.) Demonstration video of a Touchpad

Speaker Biography (Gregor Scheipl)

Gregor Scheipl studied earth sciences with focus on petrology and geochemistry at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz. He finished his studies with the applied master thesis: "Purification and chemical characterization of organic semiconducting materials" in 2005. Since 2008 he is employed as a permanent scientist at JOANNEUM RESEARCH/Materials in Austria.
His main interests are fabrication and characterization of physical sensors as well as ferroelectric polymers, pyro‐ and piezoelectricity and printing/imprinting techniques.
Due to the exceptionally high potential and maturity of PyzoFlex® technology, Gregor's focus has shifted to business development in order to successfully commercialize PyzoFlex®.

Company Profile (Joanneum Research)

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PyzoFlex® is a technology by JOANNEUM RESEARCH, a leading international research organisation. PyzoFlex® allows the cost efficient production of large area, flexible and energy self-sufficient sensors for the detection of pressure and temperature changes as well as vibration monitoring and provides opportunities for new products or processes based on Intelligent Surfaces.
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