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High-throughput production platform for the manufacture of light emitting components

Objective

Light-Rolls focus on research and development of modular based production units for the seamless, high throughput manufacture of micro-structured, polymer based components and Microsystems. The scientific objective aims to realize structures in the micron range and integrate also Dies, smaller then 0,5mmx0,5mm and thickness down to 50 um to be assembled in high-speed. Nanopar-ticulate dispersions used in fast conductive track printing technologies will allow the parallel gen-eration of conductive lines down to 30µm track width. Light-Rolls is based on highly innovative manufacturing and assembly technologies: 1. RMPD®-rotation, a patented process technology, which uses a UV curable liquid to generate polymer structures (generative manufacturing approach). 2. New chip assembly methods, originating from self assembly methods 3. High resolution – high speed conductive track and interconnection generation by ink-jet printing methodologies. These processes comprise the founding elements of the Light-Rolls technology platform with a roll-to-roll philosophy. The manufacturing modules will be integrable, exchangeable, with mechanical, fluidic and IT interfaces, to make it easy and cost efficient to adjust the sequence of process steps to the product to be produced. Besides the translation of processes for high-throughput manufacturing, high yield will be achieved by the application of advanced process control and production IT meth-ods. Lines run without dangerous chemicals and use integrated recycling. For future products a Light-Rolls knowledge base for design for manufacturing will be elaborated. A pilot line will be set-up, tested for fabrication of flexible LED-display systems. Manufacture of other components like Lab-on-Chip or integration of new micro-energy storage components is possible in future to address needs of European industry. Products have potential of 100 Mio Euro worth revenue for 1 partner alone for a 5 year period beyond project end.

Call for proposal

FP7-NMP-2008-SME-2
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Coordinator

FUNDACION IDONIAL
Address
Avenida Jardin Botanico 1345 Parque Cientifico Y Tecnologico Zona Intra
33203 Gijon
Spain

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Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
David Gonzalez (Dr.)
EU contribution
€ 264 935

Participants (8)

MICROTEC GESELLSCHAFT FUR MIKROTECHNOLOGIE MBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 681 612
Address
Bismarckstrasse 142b
47057 Duisburg

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Helge Bohlmann (Dr.)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 653 479
Address
Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen

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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Walter Krause (Mr.)
MICROELECTRONICA SA
Romania
EU contribution
€ 161 850
Address
Str Pictor Andreescu 1-3 Sec 2
021424 Bucuresti

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Liviu Jalba (Dr.)
DESIGN LED PRODUCTS LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 204 607
Address
Alba Innovation Centre Alba Campus
EH54 7GA Livingston

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
James Gourlay (Dr.)
NORBERT SCHLAFLI MASCHINEN
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 863 640
Address
Muhlethalstrasse 69
4800 Zofingen

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Norbert Schläfli (Mr.)
XaarJet AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 230 275
Address
Elektronikhojden 10
17526 Jarfalla

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Nicola Kells (Ms.)
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 206 525
Address
Strada Torino 50
10043 Orbassano

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Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Massimo Casali (Dr.)
ACP-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 481 400
Address
Europastrasse 8
9524 Villach

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Willmann Roland (Mr.)