4 Jun 2020
Sustainable Production, Traceability of Materials for Batteries
The success of electric cars on the markets may be determined by production methods and origin information of battery materials in the future. VTT and Geological Survey of Finland GTK launched a three-year project with their industrial partners to promote the sustainable production methods and traceability of battery materials. A promising starting point for tracing the origin is offered by the fingerprint conserved in the metals, which may directly tell where the metals were mined.
20 May 2020
Delektre is a Finnish company founded in 2010. The technology was originally developed for University Vaasa and University Hospital of Tempere, using a camera system to measure multiple signals.
9 Mar 2020
VTT discussed sustainable and stretchable electronics at Flex2020.
2 Mar 2020
InnovationLab GmbH was established in 2008. At first, it received funding from the government (from Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung). However, since 2013 it claims to be standing on its own feet and to be cash-flow positive.
18 Feb 2020
Mühlbauer Group was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Germany, employing 3400 people. Alongside precision manufacturing, the company focuses on making manufacturing lines for RFID tags and their applications such as smart cards, labels and e-passports.
13 Feb 2020
6th Printed Intelligence Industry Seminar Organised by PrintoCent
PrintoCent community organized the world's biggest theme week around printed intelligence. Main event of the week was PRINSE'20 seminar, which covered topics including eco-efficiency and sustainability, structural electronics, intelligent diagnostics and the emerging capacity growth in Roll-2-Roll manufacturing industry with over 60 industry speakers.
29 Jan 2020
Formerly part of Plastic Logic, FlexEnable has developed a flexible organic thin film transistor (OTFT) backplane that can be produced at low temperatures. It then licences this technology to manufacturers, with a key selling point that it can be integrated into existing LCD display fabrication lines to produce curved OLCD displays.
29 Jan 2020
At CES 2020 VTT gave IDTechEx an update on their developments. Many prototypes were shown.
23 Jan 2020
Fischer Automotive and TactoTek Partner on Smart Surface Design
TactoTek and fischer automotive announced that they have collaborated on a smart surface technology demonstrator to show examples of design innovation that fulfill market demands for integrating styling, electronic functions and manufacturability of smart surfaces at commercial scale.
15 Jan 2020
Dispelix are a company that create waveguides for AR products. IDTechEx interviewed Dispelix's Co-founder and CEO Antti Sunnari and discussed the current position of the company.
14 Nov 2019
PassiveBolt Wins Prestigious Innovation Award
PassiveBolt Wins Prestigious CES 2020 Innovation Award for Smart Home Keyless Entry System that Integrates a Smart Surface with TactoTek IMSE Technology.
1 Nov 2019
Dispelix was founded in 2011, and span out of VTT in 2015. IDTechEx visited their booth at AWE EU 2019 to learn about their latest progress in setting up their manufacturing facility for their waveguide products.