News & Press

Posted on Mar 1, 2010

New book on Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymeric Materials

Marius Ivan, Advanced Materials Project Leader at Holst Centre, has contributed to a new book about polymeric materials. Entitled 'Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymeric Materials' the book is published by Wiley, one of the leading publishers of scientific and technical informati...

Posted on Mar 1, 2010

Summer school on organic optoelectronics

Covering the theme 'Organic optoelectronics on the move', the VII International Krutyn Summer School is being organized as part of the FP7 Collaborative Projects: Fast2Light and OLED100.eu, in association with the Polish Supramolecular Chemistry Network and the Institute of Physical Ch...

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

Thesis prize for Holst Centre student

Yahya Yassin has been awarded a prize of 15,000 NOK (~1,850 euros) by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) for his thesis on an 'Ultra Low Power Application Specific Instruction-set Processor Design for a Cardiac Beat Detector Algorithm'. Yahya's thesi...

Posted on Feb 9, 2010

Analog organic electronic ADC on flexible foil (ISSCC2010)

At today's International Solid State Circuit Conference (ISSCC), Holst Centre, imec, TNO and KULeuven present an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) designed, fabricated and measured in an organic technology on plastic foil. The result is of great scientific value as it represents the...

Posted on Feb 5, 2010

Prominently present at International Solid State Circuit Conference (ISSCC2010)

At next week's International Solid State Circuit Conference, Holst Centre and imec present their newest breakthroughs in ultra-low power design for wireless communications and wireless sensor networks, 3D design and in organic electronics with an impressive number of contributions including...

Posted on Jan 12, 2010

Launch of European research project "HIFLEX" for new low-cost scalable Organic Photovoltaics applications

(Source: ECN ) On 1 January 2010 the European research project "HIFLEX" was launched. Over the next three years a European consortium comprising five research institutes and two industrial companies aims to jointly develop a technology for highly flexi...

Posted on Jan 4, 2010

Holst Centre appoints Director SME Partnerships

On 1 January 2010, Margot Nijkamp stepped into her new role as Director SME Partnerships. In her new role, Margot will build partnerships with small and medium enterprises to help bring Holst Centre's maturing technologies closer to product introduction. By expanding its partnerships ...

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

Human++ technology helps prevent falls

As part of the EU's SMILING project to help elderly people recover a stable walking gait, Holst Centre, an open-innovation initiative by IMEC (B) and TNO (NL), will create a body sensor solution that can measure and assess an individual's gait parameters. SMILING (Self Mobility I...

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

BAN MAC proposal selected as best paper at ICWMC

The white paper "A new priority-guaranteed MAC protocol for emerging body area networks", written by Yan Zhang and Guido Dolmans has been selected as one of the best papers at the International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Communications (ICWMC) 2009. Just getting a paper accept...

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

Unique lamination unit added to roll-to-roll R&D line

The recent installation of a lamination tool brings Holst Centre one step closer to demonstrating a complete systems-in-foil manufacturing process on its roll-to-roll R&D line. This unique piece of equipment will allow Holst Centre to test and develop innovative methods for accura...

Posted on Jul 6, 2009

Jaap Lombaers joins Organic Electronics Association board

Jaap Lombaers, Managing Director of Holst Centre, has been appointed to the board of the Organic Electronics Association (OEA). Jaap took up his seat on June 22, and will initially serve for two years. The OEA is a working group of the VDMA (the German Engineering Federation). It brings togeth...

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

Body Area Networking standard attracts major industry attention

The recent IEEE 802.15.6 Working Group (WG) meeting in Montreal, Canada drew significant interest from major industry players including Philips, General Electric (GE), Texas Instruments, Toumaz and Samsung. Over five days (May 11-15th), more than 40 proposals were presented, including fo...