Members of the consortium
Italian National Agency for New Technology, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development
ENEA is one of the largest scientific and technological state-owned Italian institutions carrying out basic and applied research activities to transfer and disseminate technologies and innovation to the productive and social sectors. ENEA provides high-tech services, studies, tests and evaluations to both public and private bodies and enterprises, its activities include research to advance the knowledge, development and transfer of multi-sectorial enabling technologies aimed at strengthening industrial research.
Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP)
Along with strong experience in electron beam and plasma technology Fraunhofer FEP is the main institute which combines organic electronics technology with IC design. Its aim is to transfer the results of research and development in the field of organic electronic devices and systems to production by focussing on specific process development, components and applications based on this OLED-on-Silicon technology.
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)
Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) is a full-scale University with 14 faculties, covering a wide range of fields in science and engineering. The Department of Physical Chemistry, to which the group of the applicants belongs, consists of research groups dealing with theoretical chemistry, physical chemistry of polymers, colloidal chemistry, electrochemistry and physical chemistry of nanoparticles (NPs). The department possesses all necessary infrastructure and intellectual environment for successful implementation of the project.
Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA-leti)
CEA-LETI is dedicated to strengthen the competitive position of companies by providing leading edge technological innovation and transfer of the developed Know how. LETI features more than 8000m² of upper class clean room and state of the art 200 mm and 300 mm equipment worth over 220 M€. Main focus is on micro- and nanotechnologies for microelectronics, microsystems, biology, and communication. LETI has initiated the MINATEC European Innovation Centre for Micro and Nanotechnology and will muster over 4000 people from Education to Research and Industry.
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UniMORE)
UNIMORE (1176) is third oldest University in the world, and has always been ranked among the first Italian universities for quality of teaching and research since 2007. UNIMORE is a networked campus located in the towns of Modena and Reggio Emilia. It counts about 20000 students, including 3500 postgraduates, 900 faculty members, 8 PhD schools. UNIMORE has over 300 international exchange agreements and cooperation programs to encourage students and researcher to actively interact in a globalized world. The University has a strategic commitment to promote research in the following major areas: Mechanics and Mechatronics, Logistics, Molecular and Regenerative Medicine, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICT and Neuroscience.
MICROOLED S.A.S (MOD)
MICROOLED designs, develops, and manufactures high-performance microdisplays for near-to-eye applications. The company’s core offering consists of highly integrated microdisplays for use in head-mounted displays (HMDs), electronic viewfinders for cameras, sport optics, night vision and thermal systems, medical, and other applications. MICROOLED is uniquely positioned for these markets by providing microdisplays with the worldwide highest pixel density, lowest power consumption, and a widely recognised outstanding image quality.
Ekspla UAB (EKS)
EKSPLA is manufacturer of solid-state lasers, laser systems and optoelectronics for basic research and industrial applications. Employing 30-year experience and close partnership with scientific community, EKSPLA is focused on high performance advanced solutions. In house design and manufacturing ensures operative development and production of new products.
School of Physics & Astronomy, University of St Andrews (USTAN)
The University of St Andrews (USTAN) is Scotland’s first University, well known for its research across the sciences and humanities. Its physics department was ranked third equal in REF 2014 (the most recent national measurement of research quality), and is well known for pioneering work on optoelectronics. It houses the Organic Semiconductor Centre which provides extensive facilities for the study of organic semiconductor materials and devices and collaborates with researchers in chemistry, biology and medicine. Since its establishment in 2001, the OSC has produced well over 300 refereed papers and more than 10 patents. It has expanded the range of organic semiconductor materials with light-emitting dendrimers, and the range of OLED applications with skin cancer treatment. The centre is internationally recognised for its expertise in organic semiconductor photophysics – particularly photoluminescence measurements.
Centro Ricerche FIAT S.C.p.A. (CRF)
Centro Ricerche FIAT (CRF) is an industrial organization having the mi ssion to promote, develop and transfer innovation for providing competitiveness to FCA. With a full-time workforce of more than 850 highly trained professionals, CRF fulfills his task by focusi ng on the development of innovative products & materials, implementation of innovative processes development of new methodologies and training of human resources. To properly cover a very wide technological spectrum, CRF developed a global network with national and international institutes; private and public research organizations, universities and companies, through the promotion of common research activities, associations, conferences and seminars and researchers mobility. This network further strengthens the center’s global innovation strategies, the implementation of specific activities locally, creation of know-how and continuous monitoring to enhance competitiveness and further development in areas such as transportation vehicles and components, innovative materials and application technologies, as well as the work on innovative alternative propulsion systems and transmissions. CRF is organized in 4 technical divisions: Process Research, Vehicle and Body, Powertrain and Group Materials Labs. The division “Group Materials Labs” guarantees to the FCA companies the knowledge and applications of the materials from innovation to ensuring the quality of the materials in all phases of product development. GML are the material laboratories for whole FCA group in EMEA. This division is directly involved in the project
Amsys, Ltd. Advanced Measurement Systems (AMSYS)
SME, founded in 1989. Current employment: 8 engineers and technicians. Amsys is engaged in development and manufacturing of optical measurement equipment for industrial inspection, monitoring and control, and also of devices and systems for motion control. In addition, Amsys is actively engaged in specialized R&D projects. Amsys has a wide experience in surface inspection in large-area applications with surface features of submicron and nanometer size. In-house expertize: laser interferometry, optical inspection and metrology, high-NA microscopy, ellipsometry, spectroscopy and imaging spectroscopy. In particular, expertize in building automatic high-speed industrial machines for detection and characterization of morphological defects on large-area high-quality surfaces.