Research project OLED100.eu has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme to develop efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) applications for the general lighting industry in Europe.
IMEC's associated laboratory IMOMEC has developed a method to stabilise the nanomorphology of organic solar cells resulting in a lifetime improvement of at least a factor 10.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology has developed a contour-welding method for microsystems.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology has developed the LIFTEC laser-assisted joining process to help join plastic-metal hybrid components.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT presented its results of the analysis of mechanical properties of generated aluminium components by selective laser melting at the international conference ICAA11 on 25 September 2008 in Aachen.
Nanoelectronics research institute IMEC and semiconductor company Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC) have signed an agreement to jointly develop manufacturing technology for high efficiency LED (light-emitting diode) devices.
Screen display technology is taking a significant step forward as researchers from Sony and the Max Planck Institute demonstrate the possibility of bendable optically assessed organic light emitting displays for the first time, based on red or IR-A light upconversion.
Universities from across the UK and Ireland have signed up for the Innovation Area at the Photonex 08, taking place in Coventry's Stoneleigh Park on 15 to 18 October 2008.
Wales has developed resources and networks ideal for enabling innovation in optoelectronics, Welsh First Minister and Assembly Member Rhodri Morgan told attendees at conferences on Remote Sensing and Security and Defence sponsored by SPIE Europe at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, last week.
The Helios photonics project has been awarded €8.5m in research funding.