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Dresden Plays Host To Another Successful Plastic Electronics Conference And Exhibition

The Plastic Electronics Foundation and IntertechPira are pleased to announce it was another successful year for the Plastic Electronics conference and showcase.

 

With over 400 attendees, 30 sponsors/exhibitors and 30 academic posters as well as the presentation of the coveted Plastic Electronics Awards for Innovation, the show provided a valuable opportunity for science and industry to meet and discuss collaboration to move the industry forward.

 

Download the showguide for the full list of presentations at the event website

www.plastic -electronics-europe.com

 

3-days of expert presentations and networking

 

The show took place over 3 days (27-29 October 2009) at the Maritim Conference Center in the heart of Dresden, Germany.

 

Day 1 – x2 full day forums, a half day workshop and a half day roundtable discussion (hosted by VTT):

 

Forum 1 – Integrated Smart Systems

Forum 2 – Smart Fabrics and Intelligent Textiles

Roundtable – Finance & Investment (am only)

Workshop – Energy Harvesting (pm only)

 

Day 2/3 – morning plenary sessions and afternoon symposia sessions on the following topics:

 

Flexible Displays

OPV

Organic Electronics

Lighting/Signage

Organic/Inorganic Opportunities

 

Highlights

 

Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor at the University of Cambridge and Chief Scientist & Co-Founder of Plastic Logic

Heinz Kundert, President of SEMI Europe

Karl-Heinrich Hahn, Senior VP at BASF

Tetsuo Urabe, Corporate Executive SVP at Sony

Prof. Steve Forrest, Professor at the University of Michigan

Prof. Junji Kido, Professor at the University of Yamagata

Dr. Danilo de Rossi, Professor at the University of Pisa

Dr. Konrad Herra, VP of Manufacturing of Plastic Logic

Prof. Karl Leo, Institute Director of Fraunhofer IPMS

Gildas Sorin, CEO of Novaled

Tapani Ryhänen, MD of the Nokia Nanoscience Center

James Buntaine, CTO of Eastman Kodak

Prof. Dermot Diamond, Professor at Dublin City University

Barry Young, President of the OLED Association

 

See the full line up of speakers at http://www.plastic-electronicseurope.

com/agenda.aspx

 

2009 Awards for Innovation

 

+Plastic Electronics magazine in conjunction with the Plastic Electronics Foundation presented this year’s Plastic Electronics Awards for Innovation at the conference and exhibition.

 

A drinks reception took place following the sessions of day 2 of the event where delegates and exhibitors mingled before Sara Ver-Bruggen, Editor-in-Chief of Plastic Electronics magazine took to the stage to announce the presentation of this year’s coveted awards.

 And the winner is…

Outstanding contribution to plastic electronics (sponsored by Cambridge Display Technology)
WINNER = Dr. Ching Tang, Doris Johns Cherry Professor of Chemical Engineering of the University of Rochester for his work at Kodak (presented to Jim Buntaine in Dr. Tang s absence) 

Engineering breakthrough
(sponsored by Fraunhofer IPMS)
WINNER - Lumiotec

Most innovative/novel use of plastic electronics

WINNER – Philips for Lumiblade OLED lamp

 

Visit www.plastic -electronics-europe.com/awards.apsx to read the full article.

 

About The Foundation

The Plastic Electronics Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation founded by industry guru Ed van den Kieboom. Its main objective is to promote the technology of printable, organic based flexible electronics into marketable applications and products worldwide. The foundation is developing and coordinating the themes of the conference.

www.plastic-electronics-org

 

About IntertechPira

 

IntertechPira is a leading events, training, online information and publications provider across a variety of disruptive technologies spanning numerous industries, including plastic electronics, smart textiles, photovoltaics, displays, alternative power and RFID. IntertechPira is responsible for developing the event programme, marketing, management and on-site production.

www.intertechpira.com

 

Contact

Anne Schofield

Global Head of Marketing and Communications Strategy

IntertechPira

T: +44 (0)1372 802042

www.intertechpira.com

 

 

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