SEOUL, Korea – May 21, 2019 – More than 200 industry experts and thought leaders from academia will gather June 19-20 at 2019 FLEX Korea for critical insights into the latest flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) technologies and market opportunities. Hosted by FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, 2019 FLEX Korea showcases wearables, foldable displays, sensors, flexible batteries, materials and other core FHE technologies and applications at the COEX Convention Center. Registration for the event is open.
The flexible and printed electronics markets are expected to reach $20 billion by 2022, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22 percent from 2016 to 2022, according to Zion Research. Flexible hybrid electronics and printed electronics enable new form factors and economics for a diverse and often disruptive set of applications.
Highlighting the June 20 technical conference are three keynotes offering insights into technology drivers for flexible electronics and wearables:
- Michael McCreary, E Ink – Expanding the Horizon of Flexible Reflective Displays
- Jerry Kang, IHS Markit – Global Industry Trend & Market Forecast of Flexible (Foldable, Rollable) Display
- David Burch, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) – Wearables for State Assessment of Military Operators
2019 FLEX Korea will feature three sessions with 10 technology experts addressing three critical FHE areas:
- Disruptive Technologies
- Core Technologies Enabling Flexible Electronics
- SMART Devices
The event will also feature two short courses providing a comprehensive overview of inkjet technology and micro LED displays.
2019 FLEX Korea sponsors include E Ink, EXAX, KOLON Industries and NovaCentrix
An early-bird pre-registration discount is available to SEMI members until June 14. For more information, visit FLEX Korea 2019.
SEMI® connects more than 2,100 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA) and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Association Partners, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Visit