European premiere of Audi's OLED tail lights

LOPEC 2016 – Printed electronics as a key technology of the future


Exhibitions / Events

From 5 to 7 April 2016, LOPEC displayed pioneering and innovative products from the field of printed electronics in Munich, Germany. 148 companies made their way from 18 countries to exhibit at the International Exhibition and Conference for the printed electronics industry.

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AIXTRON's Gen8 Demonstrator

AIXTRON reaches key milestone on way to producing large-format OLEDs


Companies / Markets

AIXTRON SE, a leading manufacturer of deposition systems for the semiconductor industry with headquarters in Herzogenrath, Germany, has reached an important milestone with its new OVPD demonstrator OLAD (Organic Large Area Demonstrator). After an initial test phase lasting several months and producing excellent results in some cases, the system is now available for initial customer tests.

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A perovskite solar cell from Solliance member imec

Panasonic joins Solliance as an industrial partner


Companies / Markets

Solliance, a partnership of R&D organisations from The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany working in thin film photovoltaic solar energy, has announced that the Japanese Panasonic Corporation has joined one of its research programmes. The project concerns the development of roll-to-roll manufacturing processes aimed at large-scale production of flexible perovskite solar cells.

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A T-shirt with an integrated interactive game from NovaCentrix and Eurecat

From vision to project – OE-A Competition 2016 showcases innovative ideas at LOPEC 2016


Exhibitions / Events

Already in its fifth year, the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) organises a competition for its members from all different sectors of organic and printed electronics. Numerous international companies, research institutes and universities take part in this annual competition to present their ideas, prototypes, and concepts.

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BASF's improved composition of semiconductor inks opens up new possibilities in the manufacture of LCD and OLED screens on plastic substrates

BASF develops new semiconductor inks for printed electronics in LCD and OLED displays


Products

Researchers at BASF SE, a globally active chemistry corporation based in Ludwigshafen, Germany, have succeeded in improving the composition of individual semiconductor ink components to double the mobility of the charge carriers in the printed circuits. This is expected to allow a further reduction of the structures in size and to produce high-resolution LCD or OLED screens on plastic substrates.

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