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ICFPE 2021 Online and OE-A Meeting Asia Online

From September 27 to 28, 2021, there are several opportunities for OE-A members to get connected to and within the Asian Printed Electronics community.

OE-A organizes a conference session at the ICFPE Conference, which was scheduled in Japan but will take place online due to the pandemic. OE-A will also hold its OE-A Meeting Asia Online, hosted by AIST, and  jointly organized by OE-A and the FIoT network, co-located with ICFPE.

ICFPE Online Conference 
From September 27- October 1, the eleventh International Conference on Flexible and Printed Electronics (ICFPE) will take place as an all-virtual event. Again, OE-A is partner of ICFPE. The topics covered at ICFPE 2021 are pertinent to leading-edge technologies of flexible and printed electronics, as well as the aspects of new challenges, applications, devices, process & equipment, and materials.

OE-A will organize a conference session on ‘Printed Electronics – New Technologies and Applications’ on Monday, September 27 from 16:00 – 18:00 JST (09:00 – 11:00 CEST).

Important Information


• Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
• Time: 09.00 – 11.00 CEST (16.00-18.00 JST)


  • Welcome & Introduction 
    Dr. Klaus Hecker, Managing Director, OE-A 
  • How to upscale the production technologies for printed electronics into higher TRL level by using industry 4.0, automation and artificial intelligence
    Thomas Kolbusch, Director Sales, Marketing, Technology, Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, Germany 
  • Industrialization of sustainable, flexible, hybrid, R2R-printed electronics
    Dr. Chloé Bois, General Manager and NSERC Industrial research Chair at ICI – Printability and Graphic Communications Institute, Canada
  • Photonic Soldering Temperature Sensitive Components with High Temperature Solder Alloys
    Stan Farnsworth, Chief Marketing Officer, NovaCentrix, USA
  • 31” Flexible Printed OLED TV Display Technology
    Dr. James Lee, Deputy Chief Engineer, TCL Corporate Research, China
  • Large-Area Sensing Surfaces and Human Machine Interfaces Enabled by Hybrid Printed Electronics
    Dr. Peter Zalar, Senior Research Scientist at Holst Centre / TNO, The Netherlands 
  • Organic PV – the truly green solar retrofit solution
    Dr. Robert Nitsche, Head of Product Management, Heliatek, Germany

Please be informed that a valid ticket for the ICFPE Conference is needed to attend the OE-A Session. 

OE-A Meeting Asia Online – September 28, 2021
On Tuesday, September 28 from 16:00 – 18:00 JST (09:00 – 11:00 CEST), OE-A organizes its OE-A Meeting Asia as an online event. Several presentations will be given, programme details will be available soon. The OE-A Meeting Asia is open for all OE-A members and the Japanese community, partners are AIST, and FIoT network.

Creating the right partnerships is essential, both between different companies as well as between companies and research institutes. With regular OE-A Meetings in Europe, Asia and North America, OE-A supports its members with an effective networking and communication platform, fostering collaboration and promoting information exchange among all players along the value chain.

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