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9.9.2012: Holi celebration in Chemnitz

It’s a great and special experience to celebrate Holi – the festival of colours – away from India. I had never expected that foreigners also relish and celebrate the Indian Hindu cultural event. But I am glad that they like this Indian celebration.

5.12.2012: Upcoming opening of Indo-German lab at Manipal University

In October 2012, two researchers of the pmTUC went to Manipal, India, with the task to set up an Indo-German lab for applied research in printed solar cells. The joint lab is set up in cooperation with Manipal University and Manipal University Technology Business Incubator (MUTBI), under the guidance of Dr.

5.12.2012: Printed carbon nanotube sensor on
flexible substrate

Research at the Institute for Print and Media Technology currently focuses on printed photovoltaics and loudspeakers. Both devices need printed sensors based on carbon nanotubes (CNT). The research project “CarboSens”, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), deals with this topic.

8. - 9.11.2012: DAAD conference on double degree
programmes held in Berlin

On November 8 and 9, 2012, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) hosted a conference for project managers of international double degree projects in Berlin, Germany. As representative of pmTUC and coordinator of the Indo-German double degree programme “Print and Media Technology”, which is funded by DAAD since 2007, Ms.

11.8.2012: pmTUC fascinates prospective junior
researchers at IdeenPark fair

Under this year’s motto „Unbelievable but IdeenPark“, the trade fair IdeenPark took place with more than 120 exhibitors from the fields of science, education, and economy from 11 – 23 August in Essen.

2.8.2012: Organic field effect transistors (OFETs)

In 1977, Alan J. Heeger, Alan G. MacDiarmid, and Hideki Shirakawa discovered conductive polymers, for which they received the Nobel Prize in 2000. In addition, organic (conjugated) polymers could be found as resistive and even semiconductive materials.

2012/13: Germany & India "Infinite Opportunities"

The “famous” printed paper solar cells from the Institute for Print and Media Technology nowadays reside in India. Surely, you want to know why. For those who did not notice: this year is devoted to the celebrations of 60 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and India.

3.5.-16.5.2012: pmTUC at the world-wide leading trade
fair drupa in Düsseldorf

drupa is known as the most important trade fair of the print and media industry world-wide. Since 1951, drupa takes place in Düsseldorf every 3 to 5 years. This year, around 315,000 visitors from more than 130 different nations came to see this exceptional trade fair with 1,850 exhibitors.

22.6.2012: Printed loudspeakers on paper

At drupa 2012, the first printed loudspeakers on paper were presented to the public, leading to an amazing response from industry representatives, the press, students and other interested parties. The printed paper speakers are one of the current R&D topics at the pmTUC and were developed within the project “Plastic Acoustics (PACU)”, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

3.5.-16.5.2012: pmTUC research highlights at drupa 2012: Printed loudspeaker and solar tree

At drupa, the world’s largest fair on print media technology, which takes place from 3 to 16 May 2012 in Düsseldorf, the pmTUC presents new research results, which truly make you prick up your ears: Loudspeakers that have been printed with flexography on standard paper.

25.-27.04.2012: Prof. Hübler presents 3PV technology at WRETC-2012 in New Delhi

The Third World Renewable Energy Technology Congress (WRETC) took place from the 25 to 27 April 2012 in New Delhi, India. Guest speakers were invited from around the world, e.g., the UK, the US, and the Netherlands.

1.3.-3.3.2012: Indo-German Colour Conference 2012

The Indo-German Colour Conference was held in Mumbai on 1st, 2nd and 3rd March 2012. The graphic arts community has always responded warmly to the biannual ‘Colour Conference’ ever since its launch in 2004.

2.4.2012: New applications for photovoltaics (PVs)

Until now, PVs have been developed and perceived simply as systems for generating electricity, with the performance of cells being defined purely in terms of power output and efficiency. However, this scenario is changing.

1.3.-3.3.2012: Indo-German Colour Conference to be held in Mumbai

The "Colour Conference" is being held biannually since 2004. Now, we would like to announce the next Colour Conference which takes place on 1-2-3 March, 2012, in Mumbai. The event shall also help you to present your new ideas as pre-DRUPA show.

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