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Printable, flexible and hybrid electronics sector

Coca-Cola explores printed electronics on labels

Image courtesy Packaging World. Jan. 4, Packaging World: Coca-Cola Central and Eastern Europe recently partnered with Inuru, a Berlin-based OLED specialist, to create limited edition glass bottles featuring a logo that lit up when touched. According to the company,...

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A wristband to detect opioid overdose

Image courtesy Health Tech Insider. Dec. 27, Health Tech Insider: Masters research students at Carnegie Mellon's Institute for Software Research have developed a new prototype wristband wearable that detects opioid overdose in the wearer, sending alerts to emergency...

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3D printed glass achieved at scale by MIT researchers

Jan. 1, Digital Journal: Technologists at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology have invented a new type of 3D printer (the G3DP2) that can produce structured, transparent glass. The new device is described as reliable and one that can achieve a fast production...

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Airbus, Royole exploring FHE aircraft applications

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...

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Varitron acquires XCELSIA Technologies

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...

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apmaTEC calls for autonomous tech proposals for autos

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...

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Nano Dimension looking to expand with $28.8M Nasdaq offering

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...

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