News & Press

Posted on Feb 2, 2011

Active components integrated into sensor foil

Holst Centre and plastic electronic have successfully integrated several active components, previously mounted on a separate PCB, directly into plastic electronic's flexible, intelligent sensor foil surface for shelving. Offering practical proof of Holst Centre's program Integr...

Posted on Jan 27, 2011

Energy-autonomous RF-powered e-Skin panel

Philips Research, Holst Centre and imec illustrate feasibility of autonomous smart windows At the 17th International Display Workshops (IDW '10) in Fukuoka, Japan in December 2010, a demonstration was presented that showed how an e-Skin panel, developed by Philips Researc...

Posted on Dec 8, 2010

Holst Centre wins 'Best Cell of the Year'

At this year's ISOS-3 conference on OPV stability, Holst Centre's flexible organic solar cell won the annual 'Device of the Year' award. Our achievement echoes the general success of the entire conference, which helped pave the way in standardising OPV parameters. ...

Posted on Nov 25, 2010

Polymer Vision extends and expands research contract

Holst Centre welcomes back Polymer Vision to an extended and expanded research contract. Once part of Philips and now part of the Taiwanese ODM, Wistron, Polymer Vision is again contributing to research in several of Holst Centre's programs. In the past, Polymer Vision was...

Posted on Nov 19, 2010

New shoe to help prevent falls among elderly

European researchers have developed a new shoe aimed at helping elderly people walk more safely, called smiling shoes. Holst Centre is involved in this European Program and cooperates with Smiling (Self Mobility Improvement in the eLderly by counteractING), a European Union res...

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

Gas sensing device using as-grown vertical InAs nanowires

Holst Centre has developed a nanoscale gas sensing device as part of its ultra-low-power sensors program. Based on gold-free grown vertical InAs nanowire arrays, the system is sensitive to NO2 concentrations of fewer than 100ppb at room temperature. The semiconductor nanowires are contacted ohmi...

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

DuPont Teijin Films extends partnership with Holst Centre

Dupont Teijin Films (DTF), the world's leading supplier of PET and PEN polyester films, has agreed an extension to its partnership contract with Holst Centre. The new deal extends both the length of the cooperation and DTF's areas of activity. DTF's cooperation with Holst ...

Posted on Jun 28, 2010

All Holst Centre phone numbers have changed

Please note that all Holst Centre phone numbers

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

InnoPhysics plasma printing from open innovation to market

InnoPhysics plasma printing technology on its way to market after successful open innovation trajectory with Holst Centre InnoPhysics B.V., a Dutch startup company from the Vision Dynamics Group, demonstrates a proprietary Digital-on-Demand PlasmaPrint hardware solution t...

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

Meet us at Hannover Messe

In the week from April 19-23, Holst Centre will be present at Hannover Messe in Germany, the world's leading showcase for industrial technology. You can permanently find Holst Centre in Hall 6, stand J28, MicroNanoTech section. On Tuesday and Thursday, following Holst Centre presentations a...

Posted on Mar 15, 2010

PLACE-it makes light flat and flexible

Leading companies and institutes in lighting and flexible electronics, including Philips, Holst Centre/TNO, imec, Freudenberg, TU Berlin and more have joined forces to co-develop the route to integrate light into people's surroundings be it ceilings, walls, floors, furniture, soft f...