Voltera Inc. CEO Alroy Almeida explains how manufacturers can benefit from his company's fast-printed circuit boards at the 2017 Canadian Printable, Flexible, Flexible, Wearable Electronics Symposium (CPES2017) on May 25.

Published: May 25th, 2017


Adhesive manufacturer 3M’s tech footprint is larger than you might think

TORONTO - By Randy Frank's own admission, Minnesota-based 3M Co. is best known as the company behind Scotch tape and Post-It notes. But as Frank, the executive director of research and development with

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Printed electronics association launches $100 million industry funding challenge

Canada's printed electronics sector is in the perfect position to become a world leader in the industry - it just needs the funding to get there. On Wednesday, day one of the 2017

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Find opportunity in Canada’s printable electronics industry at CPES2017

Printable, flexible and wearable electronics (PE) is a diverse and rapidly growing industry sector. It is a key enabler of the Internet of Things, to economically add intelligence to everyday objects. Global revenues

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Peter Kallai

CPES 2017 ready to help Canada’s printed electronics industry grow

The players in Canada's rapidly growing printed electronics sector can look forward to an industry conference that's scaling up along with them. Unlike last year's conference, which focused on educating attendees about the

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Berkeley prof calls for integrated approach to printed electronics

If the scientists, designers, and engineers behind printable, flexible, and wearable electronics want to move their industry forward, they need to approach the development process in an interconnected way or risk irrelevance, one

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The U.S. Olympic team’s 3 guidelines for making a product that changes the world

Three years after the term was first introduced, wearable technology is already changing the face of sports, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee's senior technologist - but if the developers behind this still-nascent

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CPEIA awards honour smart textile firm, graphic display maker for innovation

A smart textile manufacturer and graphic display maker became the first recipients of the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA)'s inaugural Innovation and Commercialization awards during a ceremony today at the Canadian Printable,

Published on: April 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Sensors, OLEDs to fuel future growth in printable electronics, expert says

Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and sensors are likely to be the primary drivers of economic growth in the printable, flexible, and wearable electronics industry over the next decade, according to a veteran

Published on: April 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian research centre has kept Xerox ahead of the curve for over 40 years

For many readers, the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)'s very existence will come as a revelation - a 3D-printing fuelled reinvention of a company that has been synonymous with photocopying for much

Published on: April 6th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

“Smart textile” maker OmSignal is disrupting an industry by embracing it

When Frederic Chanay cofounded smart textiles manufacturer OmSignal with his business partner Stephane Marceau in 2011, his goal echoed the ideals of many a wearable developer - to create technology that could help

Published on: March 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood