Printable, flexible and hybrid electronics sector
January 14, Science Daily: OLED displays, plastics-based solar cells and bioelectronics are just a handful of the many technologies that could benefit from a new discovery by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden). Through a process known as "double...read more
Smart textile maker Myant recently showcased its new cuffless blood pressure monitoring technology inside its SKIIN Textile Computing platform. The platform integrates innovative sensor and actuator technology into fabrics, including the world's first smart garment to...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Dec. 18, University of Manchester: Scientists at the University of Manchester have developed a new way of printing graphene electronics that could be cheaper and faster than standard techniques. Current conductive inks use nanoparticles, which can be expensive or...read more
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
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Get Smart Summit, Mississauga
October 17, 2017
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