Sun Chemical electronic materials technology manager Erika Rebrosova during CPES 2018 on May 24, 2018.

Published: May 30th, 2018


Advances in flexible electronics could lead to better air travel experience, says Bombardier designer

TORONTO --- The aerospace industry isn’t too concerned about flexible and hybrid electronics, but it has the potential to significantly lighten the burden on passengers and airline operators, said Bombardier’s Robert Grant. Grant,

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

CPES 2018 award winners include interactive retail display unit, NFC-enabled cartons

TORONTO - An interactive retail display unit for the cosmetic industry, a mass-produced near-field communication (NFC)-enabled carton, and a Sheridan College administrator were among the recipients of industry association Intelliflex’s 2018 Canadian Printable/Flexible

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Stat-sensing sports wearable developer declared Intelliflex’s 2018 Startup of the Year

TORONTO - The developer and manufacturer behind a wearable device designed to collect the physical stats of four-, eight-, 12-, or even 16-player sports teams has won industry association Intelliflex’s 2018 Startup of

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Why TE Connectivity’s Sam Alesio thinks printed electronics have a future in component manufacturing

Tyco Electronics (TE) Connectivity might not be a household name, but the Switzerland-based company's products - connectors and sensors designed for harsh environments - are inescapable, used worldwide by the automotive, industrial, telecommunications,

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How Canada’s electronics industry can build fresh momentum

Canada’s electronics development and manufacturing industry needs to up its game. But how do we compete against powerhouses like the U.S., China, India or Japan? By looking at: New opportunities that use emerging

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Peter Kallai

Literal printed electronics: How Voltera helps component manufacturers quickly test new products

TORONTO - Voltera Inc. CEO Alroy Almeida knows how frustrating it can be for manufacturers to build and test new components. It's what led him and three friends to found their company in

Published on: May 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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