OPEN: Registration for the 2014 SGIA & FlexTech Printed Electronics SymposiumJul 1, 2014
SGIA and the FlexTech Alliance have partnered to host the 2014 Printed Electronics Symposium (Las Vegas, October 21–22) at the SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 22–24). This event brings a diverse group of highly sought-after leaders together from key organizations in a collaborative setting to share their considerable knowledge and practical perspectives on how to profit from these technologies today. Register and get a firsthand look at the latest technical advancements and production processes that are driving this growing industry.
FlexTech Project to Scale Up and Print Functional Devices on a Commercial Press Completed by Clemson University and PARCMay 27, 2014
Among the principal challenges facing developers is transitioning printed electronics research conducted in a laboratory to meet the demands of large-scale production. To better understand and address these issues, Clemson University and PARC, a Xerox company, collaborated and recently completed a FlexTech Alliance –funded project to investigate the scaling up and printing of functional devices on a commercial printing press. This project focused on the gravure printing process.
FlexTech Workshop Reveals End User Needs for Flexible ElectronicsMay 15, 2014
The University of Akron and the National Polymer Innovation Center (NPIC) hosted FlexTech’s Workshop on End User Requirements for Flexible, Printed Electronics. Co-sponsored by NorTech, northeast Ohio’s economic development agency, the event drew 65 representatives from OEMs and supply chain companies.
The Flexible Electronics Revolution is UnderwayFeb 24, 2014
The adoption of flexible electronics by Fortune 500 companies is inevitable and an impressive array of its representatives have made that clear. The technologies are poised to make huge inroads into the marketplace once devices are produced in quantity and standards are written to guide manufacturing and integration which will enable the purchase of meaningful volumes.
Manufacturers and Supply Chain Companies Gear Up for Flexible Electronics Feb 10, 2014
Supply chain advances are building the foundation for flexible, printed electronics, while volume manufacturers are quickly addressing their production challenges. These were the two takeaways from the 13th Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference & Exhibition, held February 4-6, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz., sponsored by the FlexTech Alliance. World-class companies, government experts, and leading universities and R&D organizations shared the results of their efforts to commercialize this rapidly-expanding field.
Flexible Electronics at Tipping PointFeb 4, 2014
Flexible electronics is at the tipping point of widespread market appeal and will increasingly be found in a range of “smart” products. This was the conclusion shared by industry experts and market analysts who addressed the 13th Annual Flexible and Printed Electronics & Exhibition. The event, which began a 3 day run today in Phoenix, Ariz., attracted strong attendance and featured advancements in the field of flexible, printed electronics and displays.
FlexTech Issues 2014 Request for Proposals in Flexible, Printed ElectronicsDec 9, 2013
FlexTech Alliance has issued its 2014 Request for Proposals (RFP) for cutting edge tools, materials, and processes related to building and demonstrating specific flexible and printed electronics. The consortium will oversee and administer more than $3.5M in new funds provided by the U.S. Government through the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) for the advancement of this next-generation electronics area.