Companies / Markets

RFID technology has been gaining traction in the healthcare sector, but standardised tools for tracking medications, devices and consumables are lacking. DoseID, a US consortium and the first industry association dedicated to standardising the use of RFID tags in healthcare, was established for the purpose of introducing an industry-wide standard. Schreiner MediPharm (Oberschleißheim, Germany) has joined this alliance of leading players in the healthcare sector.

 


Products

In late 2019, Heliatek was announced as one of three winners of the “Japan Energy Challenge 2019”, a competition hosted by Japanese SMAP Energy who drives to identify key technologies for the energy transition of Japan. Now, one year later, Heliatek has realised its first project in Japan in cooperation with Looop Inc. and Ritsumeikan University. The installation was realised on a bus stop of the Biwako-Kusatsu Campus of the University in the Shiga Prefecture (near Kyoto). HeliaSol (prototype) solar films were glued on flat and round shaped metal substructures, which were then mounted on the rooftop of the bus stop.

 


Exhibitions / Events

ARMOR solar power films (ARMOR Group; Nantes, France) has won the German Sustainability Award in the category “Climate”. This prize is seen as a major success for the Franco-German company, which is a European leader in the OPV film market. The ceremony was held in Düsseldorf in the presence of the German Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Development Minister Dr Gerd Müller.

 


Products

E Ink (Billerica, Massachusetts), a leading innovator of electronic ink technology, and Plastic Logic, a leader in the design and manufacture of flexible, glass-free electrophoretic displays (EPDs), are partnering to provide the world’s first flexible colour displays based around E Ink's Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP) technology.

 


Exhibitions / Events

After consultation with its partners from associations, industry and the trade fair advisory board, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to cancel interpack and components 2021 from 25 February to 3 March due to the restrictions caused by the Covid 19 pandemic.