The UDC awards recognize outstanding individuals or teams that have demonstrated innovative ideas or research initiatives impacting the organic electronics industry. The winners were selected by IMID and KIDS (Korean Information Display Society). The recipients for 2018 are:
• UDC Innovative Research Award in Organic Electronics: Byung-Jun Kang, Dong-Myung Lee, Chang-Jae Yu, E-Joon Choi (Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Korea), and Jae-Hoon Kim (Hanyang University, Korea).
• UDC Pioneering Technology Award in Organic Electronics: Hwang-Beom Kim and Jang-Joo Kim (Seoul National University, Korea).