Network & Partners


OE-A has an extensive, international network and is working together with various partners from around the world in order to strengthen the position of the printed electronics industry.


OE-A is a working group within VDMA – the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association – located in Frankfurt, Germany. VDMA represents more than 3,100, mostly medium-sized, companies in the capital goods industry, making it the largest industry association in Europe. VDMA is divided into 15 cross-sector departments, with branch offices in Berlin and Brussels, liaison offices in Brazil, China, India, Japan and Russia, 38 trade associations and working groups, international committees and forums, six state associations and numerous service organizations.

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Messe München

OE-A is organizing its annual flagship event LOPEC together with Messe München. With more than 50 trade fairs in their portfolio for industrial goods, consumer goods, and new technologies, Messe München offers global trade fair competence in a wide variety of branches. 
Munich, Germany is a location with exceptional infrastructure for international trade fairs. This metropolis is home to global players, mid-sized firms and countless high-tech companies.

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Other Associations & Institutions

OE-A cooperates with a number of national and regional printed electronics associations around the world as well as institutions such as the European Commission. Through these collaborations, OE-A actively supports the further development of the printed electronics technology as well as offering various new business opportunities for its members.  

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