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Plextronics Joins the Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
Atlanta (August 22, 2011) — Plextronics, an international technology company that specializes in printable organic electronics, has joined the Center for Organic Photonics at Georgia Tech as member of the Center’s Industrial Affiliates Program.
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, the company’s focus is on organic light emitting diodes (OLED) and organic solar technology, specifically the conductive inks and process technologies that enable those and other similar applications.
As a member of the program, Plextronics will connect to the faculty expertise and highly trained student and graduates of the Center as well as an international network of partners in the field of organic photonics and electronics. This includes insider information on the latest research and discoveries and invitations to exclusive events.
When asked about joining the program, Andy Hannah, President and Chief Executive Officer of Plextronics stated, “We look forward to sustaining collaborations with other industry leaders that are part of COPE’s Industrial Affiliates Program to bring forth the best in research and development of organic electronics.”
Bernard Kippelen, Director of the Center stated, “COPE is extremely pleased to count Plextronics among its Industrial Affiliates. Having a company like Plextronics with strong recognition in the emerging printed electronics industry join our Center speaks for the high quality of the science and engineering carried-out by our faculty and researchers.”
Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics
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