Why we created a Startup of the Year Award in printable/flexible electronics

Last week, on a new Day 3 agenda for the Canadian Printable Electronics Symposium (CPES2017), we handed out the first award of its kind in Canada – a Startup of the Year award.

Published on: May 30th, 2017 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

Canadian printable electronics industry primed for growth in 2017, CPEIA says

Canada has a golden opportunity to become a world leader in the nascent printable electronics field, but will need government support to get there, according to a new report by the sector's industry

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CPEIA forms partnership with electronic engineering association

On June 2 the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) and the Ottawa section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) announced a strategic partnership that will see the CPEIA

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 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

Printable electronics: How Canada could make packaging that interacts with your smartphone

When making the packaging that contains drugs that people rely on for their health, James Lee, the director of technology and innovation at Jones Packaging, always has safety at the top of his

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson