Companies / Markets

Carbon nanomaterial developer Canatu (Vantaa, Finland) and global manufacturer of polymer materials and components Covestro, will showcase a joint LiDAR heater demonstrator at the Canatu booth 4271 / West Hall during CES 2023. The companies are bringing together leading expertise in flexible transparent film heaters, thermoplastic polymers and film insert moulding processing to showcase a state-of-the-art LiDAR cover lens with heating functionality that is highly performant, versatile, and ready for scale-up.

 


Exhibitions / Events

Printed electronics is so thin, lightweight, and flexible that the technology is an enabler for many high-tech applications in the first place. This is also the case for the megatrend of Smart Living, which is right at the top of the LOPEC 2023 (28 February – 2 March 2023; Messe Munich) agenda, as Dr Klaus Hecker, managing director of the LOPEC co-organiser OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), an international working group within VDMA, explains: “At LOPEC, we can see how flexible and printed electronics is not only increasingly gaining ground in consumer electronics and for buildings, but also in medicine and the sports sector.”

 


Companies / Markets

IMSE pioneer TactoTek (Oulu, Finland) and trim part supplier Novem (Vorbach, Germany) announced the signing of a license agreement. As a TactoTek licensee, Novem will be able to build innovative and smart 3D surfaces with enhanced functionality and inspire the automotive market with differentiated IMSE-based solutions.

 


Companies / Markets

Heliatek (Dresden, Germany) and PETA Engineering have signed a distribution agreement to market and install significant volumes of Heliatek's innovative solar films in the Republic of Korea.

 


Exhibitions / Events

Graphene, with its high surface area, large electrical conductivity, light weight nature, chemical stability, and high mechanical flexibility, has a key role to play in Europe’s energy transition and progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.