E Ink (Billerica, Massachusetts), a global commercial leader in ePaper technology, announced that Sharp Corporation is introducing new colour models of their ePoster electronic paper displays using E Ink Gallery Plus. Sharp plans to release a 25.3” and a 13.3” model to the market in October and September 2023 respectively.


Companies / Markets

Axithra, a new spin-off of imec (Leuven, Belgium) and Ghent University, announced a 10 million euro seed round, securing the first two years of R&D. Axithra develops a technology platform for therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) to quickly and accurately measure drug concentrations in a patient’s blood.


Exhibitions / Events

TechBlick, a leading platform for emerging technologies, has reported high demand for attendee places at the second version of its in-person event which takes place on 17 & 18 October at The Estrel in Berlin.


Companies / Markets

Identiv, Inc. (Fremont, California), a global digital security and identification leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), will host a webinar with sports tech company collectID on Wednesday, 6 September 2023, on the future of fan engagement using phygital merchandise. Industry-leading experts from Identiv and collectID will discuss how phygital merchandise, powered by the synergistic combination of collectID’s blockchain technology and Identiv’s near-field communication (NFC) tags, is reshaping the sports arena.


Companies / Markets

beeOLED, a Dresden-based deep-tech startup, has raised €13.3M for a Series A funding co-led by eCAPITAL and Innovation Industries. The round was joined by KBC Focus Fund as well as existing investors M Ventures (the corporate venture capital arm of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany), HTGF, TGFS, and JBN-Invest.