DPP's technology for passive RFID antennas is now entering the market thanks to the cooperation with Mühlbauer


Companies / Markets

DP Patterning AB (DPP), subsidiary of the Swedish non-profit electronic research institute Acreo, has signed a contract with the smart card, smart label and semiconductor producer Mühlbauer Group from Roding, Germany. The agreement gives Mühlbauer exclusive rights to exploit passive RFID antennas on the market. This unique manufacturing technology had been developed by Norrköping-based DPP.

 
The research of Evonik and Holst Centre has now resulted in an introduction to mass production for the iXsenic technology


Products

Evonik Industries AG from Essen, Germany, a leading producer of specialty chemicals, and Holst Centre, an independent R&D centre for flexible electronics in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, have entered the next phase of their cooperation. Over the last two years, the partners have optimised the materials and processes of the new semiconductor technology iXsenic S. Now, the revolutionary technology has been introduced into mass production.

 
A smart sunscreen bottle using printed electronics technology


Products

A recent industry-led design project by Brunel University London has produced a range of innovative packaging concepts with incorporated printed electronics elements. Crown Packaging, a leading manufacturer of metal packaging with headquarters in Philadelphia (PA), USA, has teamed up with The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), a UK-based technology innovation centre, in order to set a challenge to 36 postgraduate design, innovation and branding students from Brunel University.

 
Greg Frisby, industry manager at Sensory Analytics receives the C2 Asia/ICE daily Innovation Award from C2 and OPE publisher Franz Hermann


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Sensory Analytics, LLC, a provider of advanced coating and film measurement solutions with headquarters in Greensboro (NC), USA, has received the coveted C2 Asia/ICE daily Innovation Award 2014 at the recently concluded ICE Asia trade fair in Shanghai, China.

 
An Inputek touch screen with Heraeus' Clevios conductive polymers inside


Products

Germany-based Heraeus, active in the fields of precious metals, materials and technologies, as well as sensors, biomaterials and medical devices, has supplied its Clevios PEDOT:PSS product for a touch screen for the very first time. The solution is used for the preparation of the first large area PCT touch screen pilot product by the Taiwanese company Inputek. It is said to equip the device with clear, conductive and flexible properties.