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intellFLEX: Large Canadian Contingent Expected at IDTechEx Show


Canada was well represented last year with more than 40 Canadian organizations on hand.

The annual IDTechEX Show! will take place Nov. 14-15 in Santa Clara, CA, with another strong Canadian delegation set to attend.
With more than 3,500 attendees, 270 exhibitors and 250 presentations, the IDTechEx Show! presents the latest emerging technologies – including 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy storage, graphene, the Internet of Things, printed electronics, sensors, and wearable technology – all in one event.
Led by intellFLEX’s Canadian Pavilion, a Canadian contingent will attend and exhibit at this show. This year’s pavilion will be located in prime exhibiting space right next to the IDTechEx booth, the show’s main organizer.
Canada was well represented last year with more than 40 Canadian organizations on hand, more than 15 exhibitors, and three award wins.
intelliFLEX’s Canadian Pavilion includes:
  • Brilliant Matters (Booth K20) – Offers some of the best materials for organic photovoltaics, with strict quality controls and innovative production methods;
  • C2MI (Booth I20) – A collaborative innovation center for applied research and the rapid commercialization of microelectronic products;
  • Grapheneca (Booth H20) – Produces graphene and graphene-based technology for industries and consumers;
  • Mecanica Solutions (Booth H22) – Provider of technology services to the aerospace, automotive and architecture engineering construction sectors;
  • National Research Council of Canada (Booth I22) – The Government of Canada’s largest research organization supporting industrial innovation and technology development;
  • PCAS (Booth G22) – A technology-oriented fine chemical group with core expertise in developing complex molecules for life sciences and specialty chemicals markets;
  • Voltera (Booth G20) – Builds hardware that allows the rapid fabrication of circuit boards, right at your office desk;
  • Xerox Research Centre of Canada (Booth J22) – Canada’s leading materials research center and home to a world-class team of scientists and engineers;
  • Ynvisible (Booth J20) – Develops and brings to market printed electrochemical displays that are low power, low weight, thin, flexible, transparent and robust;
  • Varitron (Booth I20) – Among the top five EMS companies in Canada, Varitron works in cutting-edge sectors such as networking, defense, optics and aeronautics.
 Other intelliFLEX members exhibiting at the show include:
“Canada has developed a strong innovation network to engage with global end users to create unique Flexible and Hybrid Electronics (FHE)-based solutions in a wide range of industries where Canada has traditionally been strong, from smart packaging, smart retail to wearables, healthcare, automotive and aerospace. 2018 has been a great year, with significant new government and private sector funding secured for the industry and academic sector to scale up,” said Peter Kallai, intelliFLEX president and CEO.
“With 2,000 companies and over $25 billion in annual sales, Canada’s electronics industry has been a force in design and new product development. Our goal is to tap into that traditional electronics industry.”