Appointments

Dr Markus Deimel has been appointed as further managing director at Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH  (Dormagen, Germany) on 1 August 2020 and will be responsible for the management of the company together with Dr Tarik Vardag, managing director of the ATH Group. Although Dr Andreas Giessmann and Detlev Dieke will leave the company as managing directors end of the year as planned, they will continue to work as consultants in the ATH group thereafter.

 


Products

Imec, a leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and CMST (an imec-affiliated research group at Ghent University), together with their partners at the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Fundación Jiménez Díaz (Madrid, Spain) and Holst Centre (an open innovation initiative from imec and TNO, The Netherlands), recently presented an artificial iris embedded in a smart contact lens.

 


Companies / Markets

Leading research and technological development centres from across Europe came together in 2017 to develop an open-access pilot line for hybrid printed electronics. Initiated and coordinated by Holst Centre, the EU-funded InSCOPE project was set up with the aim of boosting industrial and commercial adoption of hybrid printed electronics (HPE) and maintain Europe's leading position in a rapidly growing market. Now, Holst Centre has announced that is has succeeded in setting up a consortium that hosts an open-access HPE pilot manufacturing line.

 


Products

Toppan Printing (Tokyo, Japan), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, recently launched Near cross D 2.9, an RFID tag with a battery-free display that can enhance traceability, enable labour-saving, and drive paperless processes in manufacturing, distribution, and retail.

 


Companies / Markets

CHASM Advanced Materials (Canton, Massachusetts) announced a strategic partnership with Henkel Adhesive Technologies (Düsseldorf, Germany), a global leading provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. Henkel has certified and will carry one of CHASM’s Signis line of patented CNT inks under its LOCTITE brand. Specially formulated for superior optoelectronic performance and environmental robustness on a variety of flexible substrates, LOCTITE ECI 5006 E&C is screen printable for cost-effective transparent circuit production at high volumes.