Printable, flexible and hybrid electronics sector
Dec. 16, Xinhua: The Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) and flexible electronics manufacturer Royole Corp. will begin to explore applications for flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE) in aircraft. According to a strategic Memorandum of Understanding between the two...read more
Dec. 4, EP&T: Varitron has acquired Mirabel, QC-based XCELSIA Technologies, a manufacturing services provider specializing in electronic circuit assembly. Varitron will absorb XCELSIA’s 15 employees along with its Mirabel facility, which will be dedicated to...read more
The apmaTEC, an initiative led by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA) and the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN), is seeking technology proposals from Ontario SMEs as it equips a fleet of connected and autonomous vehicles. Application...read more
Nov. 22, 3D Printing Industry.com: Nano Dimension is looking to raise nearly $30M in funding, after the Israeli 3D printing company said in an SEC filing it would raise the money "to expedite our growth and to further advance our breakthrough technologies and...read more
CPES2018 Startup of the Year award winner XCO Tech Inc. has received $800k in funding from the Canadian federal government's Western Innovation (WINN) initiative, a program of Western Diversification Canada. The company said the funding will help accelerate the...read more
TF Massif Technologies Ltd. will supply flexible, printed electronic theme banners at the IDTechEx! Show in Santa Clara, this Nov. 14 and 15. The RGB LED-embedded, dynamically illuminated and interactive e-banners – to be deployed for the first time ever at the...read more
November 8, 3DPrint.com: In recent testing using Nano Dimension’s DragonFly Pro 2020 electronic circuit 3D printer, Harris Corp. discovered that the performance of 3D printed radio frequency circuits is comparable to that of circuits created using conventional...read more
Sept. 27, Innovation in Textiles: Myant has announced a strategic collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, to bring the latter’s patented algorithms for heart monitoring and arrythmia detection to Myant’s SKIIN Textile Computing platform. The agreement gives Myant...read more
Oct. 20, Digital Journal: Dr. Paul Smith, intelliFLEX board member and VP of the Xerox Research Centre of Canada, recently sat down with Digital Journal for a Q&A on work being done at Xerox on the merging of 3D printing and printed electronics. Possible...read more
October 31, Printed Electronics World: As FHE and related technologies become more mainstream, the need to power flexible electronics with thin, printed, and flexible batteries that last longer has become more and more important. Battery technology has long been a...read more
October 26, Interesting Engineering: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a way to grow a single crystalline compound semiconductor on its substrate through two-dimensional materials. This makes possible the inexpensive mass...read more
Sept. 13: Vancouver's Ynvisible Interactive has opened a new production and customer training facility. Its new sheet-to-sheet production line will be able to produce electrochromic devices to the tune of hundreds of thousands of units per production run, for products...read more
Sept. 8, EPT.ca: C2MI, a center of excellence for advanced packaging and microsystems in Bromont, Que., will add new equipment to allow for stealth dicing, a laser-based technique for cutting up silicon wafers, after acquiring a fully automatic DFL 7340 laser saw from...read more
Sept. 3, Solid State Technology: Brewer Science recently announced its latest products, which includes additions to the BrewerBOND group of temporary bonding materials and the first iteration of its BrewerBUILD line of thin spin-on packaging materials. The company's...read more
Sept. 24: Toronto-based Array Marketing, a CPES2018 award winner, will acquire Warsaw, Poland-based Willson & Brown. Array says the deal will help it enhance its cost-effective, global manufacturing capacity, while also providing a portal into the European...read more
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