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Business based on Printed Intelligence is taking off in many industries. The previous PrintoCent Webinar Series 2020 introduced us to industry pioneers and tomorrow’s leaders, and offered insights on the far reaching opportunities of Printed Intelligence and the new products they enable. The key enablers of these new products are progressing fast: machinery and quality assurance, functional materials as well as design and manufacturing services offering. How can you get started and where can you find the partners to realize your idea?

The PrintoCent Webinar Series 2021 kicks off the new year by digging deeper and presents companies enabling this whole new branch of industry with their machinery, design, prototyping, quality assurance, functional materials, contract manufacturing and tech transfer services. Learn about latest research results and exciting startup and growth companies in the field.

With seven webinar sessions in January-March 2021 the PrintoCent Community will showcase a wide range of products, processes and materials, which will enable a new way of thinking about smarter next gen products and how to realize them. This is your chance to connect directly with the experts. The sessions are free, but hurry! Each live webinar session is limited to 500 participants.

Welcome to the first session of our second webinar series, on Tuesday January 19th at 09:00 AM (CET) / 10:00 AM (EET – HELSINKI TIME)


Session 1 on PrintoCent Intelligence Fast Forward


PrintoCent – an international cluster of 40 companies – has been boosting commercialization of Printed Intelligence and Electronics for over 10 years and PrintoCent members have brought many ground-breaking printed, hybrid and integrated solutions to the market. Today, Printed Electronics Systems, Structural Electronics in glass, plastics and laminates, and Rapid Diagnostics are spreading to a wide range of end applications in automotive, interior design, premium consumer goods, packaging, health and wellness – to name a few. Besides this, completely new applications are emerging in areas such as fresh water, gasket and radiation monitoring, where companies are finding solutions to realize autonomous IoT systems combined with wireless communication.

Session 1 on `Printed Intelligence Fast Forward`

Printed Intelligence is an emerging field offering a wide range of technology based solutions that can be applied to create new value and address burning issues in society. There is now an increased sense of urgency to raise awareness of these technological possibilities, and more effectively link customer needs with new design and manufacturing value chains – including the skilled labor for the many growth companies in this field. All this in the spirit of co-operation and patient funding for development and investments, it’s time to press FAST FORWARD to business.

In this session we hear about EC perspective on flexible and printed electronics, about Industry Roadmap created by PrintoCent community and about experiences in investing in Printed Intelligence. We will also hear why a company from Italy joins in PrintoCent and how PrintoCent is strengthening the regional research and educational resources to enable the continuity and expansion.


  • Colette Maloney, Head of Unit, Competitive Electronics Industry, DG CONNECT, European Commission – EC perspective on Flexible, …
  • Jukka Jaatinen, PrintoCent Director – Key findings of PrintoCent Industry Roadmap and perspective for Open Fab …
  • Jaakko Lampela, Nordic Option Oy – Regional Investor on Oulu, Finland, having already experiences in investing in Printed Intelligence …
  • Giorgio Dell’Erba, CEO, Fleep Technologies Srl – Why we joined PrintoCent – Start up view from Italy …
  • Tapio Fabritius, Prof., University of Oulu – Strengthening Research and Education in PrintoCent community …


LINK to the event registration


To further educate, inspire and show opportunities, PrintoCent has compiled a comprehensive handbook (262 pages, 50 writers). It’s free to download at www.printocent.net

All the dates for the PrintoCent Webinar series:

Session 1: January 19th on Printed Intelligence Fast Forward – https://youtu.be/IDYb-HsiuMs

Session 2: January 26th on Printed Intelligence Breaks Through with Advanced Manufacturing – https://youtu.be/DFhZqoBvFX8

Session 3: February 2nd on Substrates, Coatings & Inks the Key Enablers of Intelligent Products – https://youtu.be/j1KXwhPEzBw 

Session 4: February 16th on EU-Decochrom Interactive Printed Graphics – https://youtu.be/5c4Byf5e3Yw

Session 5: February 23rd on New Horizons for Antennas – https://youtu.be/od_VgzDK-30

Session 6: March 9th on Future Rapid Diagnostics – https://youtu.be/YGGLbhyNTdM

Session 7: March 16th on Success Stories from EU-Smartees – https://youtu.be/uH-Sy-W8b3E



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Printocent | VTT, Kaitoväylä 1, 90571 Oulu, Finland

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