Lightweight, thin, flexible and stretchable: These properties make organic and printed electronics the ideal choice for medical monitoring systems that fit closely on the skin like a band-aid. In these times of the pandemic, such new developments are particularly in demand. At the LOPEC Conference which will take place online from 23 to 25 March 2021, Prof John A. Rogers from the U.S. Northwestern University will provide information about the technology. In an interview, he outlined the specific advantages of printed electronics and presented innovations from his laboratory.
In the fight against the global pandemic, printed electronics is proving to be a helper in time of need. Innovative solutions for healthcare, retail and other industry sectors will be showcased at LOPEC on the online platform of Messe München from 23 to 25 March 2021.
What do an artificial triceps, a smart gear selector and an indoor air quality meter have in common? Essential parts consist of organic and printed electronics. And they are among the 22 entries taking part in the "OE-A Competition 2021", which the international VDMA working group OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) organises every year.