Winners of Printed Electronics Europe 2014 Awards announced
In the course of Printed Electronics Europe 2014 (1-2 April in Berlin) event organiser IDTechEx announced the winners of this year’s Printed Electronics awards.
The Academic R&D Award was given to Fraunhofer IFAM for the development of a thermoelectric energy generation (TEG) device manufactured by digital printing. In the category Best Technical Development Materials VTT was honoured for the development of a new process for the synthesis of metallic nanoparticles based on gas-phase reduction of metal chloride precursors.
The Best Technical Development Manufacturing Award was won by Suzhou institute of Nanotech with their novel approach to making the metal meshes for TCF. The Best Product Development Award was claimed by ISORG and Plastic Logic for their image sensor on plastic and the Best Commercialization Award went to BlueSpark and Iontera for the successful commercialisation of the Biobliss patch, a skincare product that can be used in conjunction with current skin care regimens.
The entries were judged by an experts panel that consisted of Professor Gunter Hübner , Hochschule der Medien, Germany, Professor Iain McCulloch, Imperial College, UK and Professor Gyoujin Cho, Sunchon National University, South Korea.