C3Nano Inc. (Hayward, California), a leader in next-generation, transparent conductive films, has closed an initial equity investment from lead investor Nitto Denko, as the first step in an anticipated US$15M funding round. Nitto Denko Corp., an Osaka-based diversified materials manufacturer, is a major supplier of films and touch panel display products for the global smartphone, tablet, and display industries. The two companies will collaborate on further development of the supply chain channel for the global flexible display market.
Ynvisible Interactive Inc. (Vancouver, Canada), a market leader in electrochromic interfaces and printed electronics, announces a business transfer agreement to acquire the printed electrochromic displays business of rdot AB (Gothenburg, Sweden). The deal expands Ynvisible's client list, strengthens the company's sales and marketing team and brings new assets to its digital marketing and product creation.