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Posted on April 21, 2015 by  & 

India Sets Up Centre of Excellence for Large Area Flexible Electronics

A Centre of Excellence for Large Area Flexible Electronics (FlexE Center) at IIT Kanpur in India has been established by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), MCIT, Government of India.
 
The aim of the center is to act as a catalyst for the development of flexible electronics industry in the country. Its objectives include development of a national technology roadmap in coordination with other academic and industrial partners in the country, establishment of a broad research program that leads to development of a critical set of electronic components and partner with the industry to develop prototypes and commercialize the technology. At its full capacity, the center will have a dedicated team of about 50 researchers and project staff working under the mentorship of IIT Kanpur faculty members from various departments.
 
Several delegates from the new Center will attend the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe event in Berlin on April 28-29 www.PrintedElectronicsEurope.com External Link.
 
More information can be seen at: http://www.iitk.ac.in/flexe/
 
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