About intelliFLEX Market Advantage

For Investors and Professional Services

Access to capital and other professional services is crucial for both our startup and more established mid-sized Members. Learn how you can work with intelliFLEX and contribute to our ecosystem.

Member Connect

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Supplier Connect

What resources do you need to advance your printable, flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE) agenda? Just give us a few details and we will make that vital connection for you.

Leadership Councils & Meetings

As part of intelliFLEX Leadership Councils such as intelliPACK, industrial companies gain unique market insights to accelerate new product development and grow their competitive advantage in specific verticals such as smart packaging, intelligent buildings and connected homes, or wearables.

CPES Funding Panel

Financing is a critical issue for intelliFLEX’s industrial Members. At CPES, our annual conference and trade show exhibition, we pull together a panel of representatives from financing organizations and programs that are available to all our industrial Members and have already supported our sector in some way.

Check out the video course from our inaugural Funding Panel at CPES2017.

SME Financing Course

CPES Conference and Tradeshow Exhibition

Taking place every year in May CPES is Canada’s premier conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE), with two and half days of technical programming, master classes, and financing and mentoring sessions. Industrial companies and end-users meet and discuss how they can work together to commercialize new products and applications. Academic researchers discover how they can link their research to market needs and opportunities. Come to learn, network and develop partnerships for collaboration and business development with movers and shakers from across the global FHE industry.

Visit CPES2017 Website

Visit CPES2018 Website


CPES Innovation and Startup of the Year Awards

The CPES Innovation Awards recognize achievements in Research Innovation and Industrial Commercialization, as well as crown a Startup the Year. Winners showcase collaboration across the industry ecosystem between various industry and R&D players, to address real needs in various market verticals. The winners are announced each year at CPES, Canada’s premier conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and hybrid electronics (FHE).

Past winners:

$100 Million Investment Challenge

Launched in May 2017, intelliFLEX’s $100 Million Industry Challenge is meant to create momentum for companies working to bring new products and applications to market. If we showcase where investments are being made, other investors will take notice and recognize the value of supporting the printable, flexible and hybrid electronics sector. Our goal is to report a total of $100 million or more in disclosed investments by the spring of 2019.

intelliFLEX industrial Members are asked to disclose any funding that they invest in research and product development, expansion of their manufacturing operations and commercialization. This can be capital they:

  1. Invest internally from their own cash flow for new development activities, expansion.
  2. External equity investment such as seed, angel, private equity or venture capital investments they receive.
  3. Contributions from government programs such as NRC IRAP or other federal pro-grams that require non-repayment.
  4. Other financing sources such credit lines, leases for capital equipment, issuance of debentures etc.

Take the challenge!

About Us

intelliFLEX, a not-for-profit industry alliance, is a vital partner for accelerating the growth of the printable, flexible and hybrid electronics sector of more than 300 organizations across Canada. Our technologies add intelligence and connect ordinary objects to enable the Internet of Everything.

We unite our growing global membership to build an effective ecosystem of supply chains for flexible, 3D printable electronics, 2D large area printable electronics, wearable electronics, smart textiles and hybrid electronics including related semiconductors, integrated circuits and software.

Our programs accelerate the adoption of these innovations for Smart Packaging and Retail, Intelligent Buildings and Connected Homes, Aerospace and Defence, Automotive and Industrial Applications, Health and Wellness, Intelligent Documents and Wearables.

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