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Swansea University has established a low-cost and scalable carbon ink formulation capable of unlocking, for the first time, the potential for perovskite solar cells to be manufactured at scale. Using slot die coating in a roll-to-roll (R2R) process, academics from the SPECIFIC Innovation and Knowledge Centre at Swansea University have established a way to create “fully printable” perovskite photovoltaics (PV), a term often used but, until now, incorrect.


Today’s fast-paced retail environment requires innovative digital solutions without compromising sustainability. Pricer, a leading Swedish supplier of shelf edge automation and communication solutions, will explore the possibilities of a new generation of advanced electronic shelf labels (ESL) making them self-powered through light in partnership with Epishine (Linköping, Sweden).


“We have started 2023 with bulging order books,” says a delighted Frank Verhage, CEO of the Dutch SALD BV (Eindhoven). The specialist in the surface technology “Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition” (SALD) says it is experiencing sustained high demand from industry. “We are increasingly seeing our multi-patented technology for spatial atomic layer deposition leaving the laboratory and entering industrial production,” says Frank Verhage.

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