ARMOR recently launched its ASCA flexible photovoltaic film

Armor launches production of flexible photovoltaic films

Friday 21 October 2016

After 6 years of technological partnership with major names of the global chemical industry and an investment of €40M, the French midmarket company ARMOR is ready to launch industrial production of a new generation of photovoltaic material, designed and manufactured in France. Called ASCA, this “low-carbon” product is part of the Beautiful Light Project. ASCA is a 3rd generation material that paves the way for a vast array of industrial applications. It will be custom made by ARMOR’s teams in La Chevrolière, near Nantes.


SHL Medical's auto injectors are now equipped with specialty labels from Schreiner MediPharm

Schreiner MediPharm develops multi-functional labels for SHL medical auto injectors

Monday 17 October 2016

Schreiner MediPharm, a division of the label and marking specialist Schreiner Group (Oberschleißheim, Germany), has developed specialty labels for demo devices of various SHL Medical auto injector models, in which safety and patient ease-of-use are paramount.


A new funding round is expected to support PragmatIC's move from pilot production to volume manufacturing

Major funding for PragmatIC supports further growth of the company

Friday 14 October 2016
Companies / Markets

PragmatIC, a leader in flexible electronics based in Cambridge, UK, has secured £18M of funding including a strategic investment from Avery Dennison, a Fortune 500 company with leading global positions in labelling and packaging materials as well as radio frequency identification (RFID). Avery Dennison joins the existing shareholders Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) and ARM, who also participated in the round.


Smart packaging label for healthcare from E Ink, HTC and Palladio

E Ink, HTC and Palladio collaborate to develop smart packaging label

Wednesday 12 October 2016

E Ink Holdings, a leading innovator of electronic ink technology, the direct patient care service provider of data science HTC Healthcare (both based in Taiwan) and the Italian pharmaceutical packaging company Palladio Group announced a collaboration to improve medication adherence by harnessing the healthcare segment of the Internet of Things (IoT).


The new biomedical sensor hub from imec and Holst Centre

Imec and Holst Centre present biomedical sensor hub for wearable health applications

Friday 07 October 2016
Exhibitions / Events

Imec, a leading R&D centre for nano-electronics and digital technology based in Leuven, Belgium, and Holst Centre (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) have announced a new sensor hub integrated as system-on-chip (SoC) intended for a broad range of wearable health devices and applications. The SoC combines an unprecedented number of biomedical analogue interfaces into a single chip, on-board digital signal processing, high fidelity operation, and multi-day monitoring capability with a single battery.