Quantum Materials Corp from San Marcos (TX), USA, developer and manufacturer of tetrapod quantum dots for use in medical, display, solar energy and lighting applications, has announced the signage of an agreement with STAR Park, a Science, Technology and Advanced Research institution within Texas State University. The contract enables the company to quadruple its quantum dot production space once the new state-of-the-art laboratory and offices are completed in June 2015. The company is also recruiting to double its scientific staff effective January 2015.
In 2013, CYNORA GmbH, a provider of singlet harvesting technology for use in OLEDs based in Bruchsal, Germany, had won the “Falling Walls Science Start-up of the Year” award. This year, Dr Tobias Grab, CEO of CYNORA, has been appointed as a member of the panel for the Falling Walls Conference, which takes place from 8 to 9 November in Berlin.
Plastic Logic Ltd, experts in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic electronics with headquarters in Cambridge, UK, has won the OLED Innovation Excellence award for its truly flexible AMOLED display technology.