Record number of exhibitors, exhibitor space and demonstrators are among signs the technology is moving forward.
David Savastano, Editor03.29.17
LOPEC 2017 completed the first day of its Technical and Scientific Conferences yesterday, with a record number of exhibitors and plenty of new applications and technologies to discuss.
Wolfgang Mildner, LOPEC general chair and founder and CEO of MSW, said that there are 154 exhibitors this year, a new high, as well as a new record for exhibition space. All told, the conference has 182 presentations scheduled. He added that this bodes well for the continued growth and commercialization of flexible and printed electronics.
Henri Rajbenbach, project officer and senior expert, European Commission for Communications Networks, Content & Technology, covered “EU Programs for Large Area Electronics: From Research to Innovation Funding.” He noted that the EC has supported 77 projects with €344 million in funding in recent years.
“Europe is listening, and Europe is talking about large area electronics,” said Rajbenbach. “Electronic
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