Cees Link, CEO of GreenPeak Technologies

Companies / Markets

The leading smart home and Internet of Things (IoT) semiconductor company GreenPeak, which is based in Utrecht, The Netherlands, has announced the opening of a new office in Mumbai, India. The branch has been established in response to the growing demand for innovative RF chips for the operator/service provider and smart home market. GreenPeak’s Asia-Pacific presence already includes offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Seoul.

Heliafilm solar films from Heliatek

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Heliatek GmbH, the Dresden-based company that produces ultra-light, flexible and less than 1mm thick photovoltaic solar films, was awarded as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”, a selection of the world’s most innovative companies.

The new light extraction materials from Pixelligent can be incorporated into OLED lighting panels


Pixelligent Technologies, a leading manufacturer of high index materials for demanding optoelectronics applications based in Baltimore (MD), USA, has added four new OLED lighting products to its PixClear Zirconia nanocrystal family. These new products are expected to deliver revolutionary light extraction and efficiency for a wide variety of OLED light applications.

A curved smartphone from LG

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LG Display, Korean-based provider of display technologies, has announced that it will invest KRW 1.05 trillion (over $900M) in a 6th generation flexible OLED display production line as part of its efforts to lead the flexible OLED display market, which has emerged as increasingly attractive.

The new BASF research building

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BASF SE, a leading chemical, plastics and performance products company, has inaugurated a new research building at its headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany, after two years of construction. The building accommodates around 200 employees of the research division Advanced Materials & Systems Research, who have so far worked in different buildings in Ludwigshafen.