The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), the UK’s technology innovation provider for process manufacturing, has announced that it is leading a new collaboration with thirteen partner organisations that is focusing on addressing the material challenges associated with the Internet of Things (IoT), to allow for the integration of electronics into a wide range of everyday items.
The Necomada (Nano-Enabled Conducting Materials Accelerating Device Applicability) project incorporates advanced functional materials to develop customised inks and flexible adhesives that are compatible with high volume manufacturing platforms, with an emphasis on low-cost production. These materials will support high-speed, roll-to-roll integration and large area electronics to address the IoT opportunities. Necomada also aims to deliver a supply chain that enables future commercialisation and includes a wide range of end-users to ensure its commercial viability within a range of industries including: apparel, healthcare, printing, domestic appliances, smart packaging, and fast-moving consumer goods.
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