LASSIE-FP7 (Large Area Solid State Intelligent Efficient Luminaires), a European project, is pushing back the boundaries in the lighting industry. The module developed by the consortium led by CSEM, a Swiss micro- and nanotechnology research institute, is reported to strengthen the range of tools available to the European lighting industry and offers an innovative solution providing exceptional light quality and colour rendering that stands the test of time.
Merck, a leading German science and technology company, announced that it has opened its new production plant for OLED materials in Darmstadt, Germany. After a 14-month construction period, high-purity OLED materials for use in state-of-the-art displays and lighting systems are being produced in the approximately 3600m2 building.
The Universal Display Corporation (Ewing (NJ), USA), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED technology and materials, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Adesis, Inc., a privately held contract research organisation with 43 employees based in New Castle (DE), USA. It specialises in organic and organometallic synthetic research, development and commercialisation. Adesis is a critical technology vendor to companies in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical, biomaterials, and catalyst industries, and has worked with Universal Display over the last few years to help advance and accelerate a number of Universal Display’s product offerings.