Take part in the OE-A Competition 2019

01.05.2018 | id:166756

New ideas, prototypes and designs related to organic and printed electronics are what the OE-A is looking for with its annual competition. Following the huge success during past LOPECs, the OE-A has once again launched its OE-A competition. Apply now!

To support companies and designers as well as young engineers and scientists to develop a vision of future applications in organic and printed electronics, the OE-A Demonstrator Working Group yearly organizes the OE-A Competition. After another succesfull edition and the great interest in the projects at LOPEC 2018, we are now launching next year’s competition.

We invite both members and non-members of the OE-A to participate in one or more of the four different categories. Please contact sophie.verstraelen@oe-a.org to register your interest of participation as well as for further information, and fill out the official application form.
Participation benefits
Taking part in the OE-A Competition has several advantages:

  • All projects will be displayed at the OE-A booth during LOPEC 2019;
  • An international jury will rate each project in a secret vote and will announce one winner per category;
  • The winners will receive an award during an official ceremony at LOPEC 2019;
  • All participants, especially the winners, will receive international (online) publicity

Participation deadlines

OE-A members can participate by submitting their new products and prototypes.

  • October 15, 2018 – Deadline for submission of applications for projects
  • January 25, 2019 – Deadline for sending in demonstrators

​Overview of important deadlines


The OE-A Competition consists out of the following five categories:

  • Prototypes & New Products
  • Freestyle Demonstrator
  • Publicly Funded Projects
  • Printed Electronics Vision
  • Public Choice Award

For more information on the competition and its categories, please have a look at the General Information document or visit the OE-A Demonstrator Working Group page.

Presentation and award ceremony of the demonstrators
The resulting demonstrators and design concepts will be exhibited by the OE-A at LOPEC 2019, March 20-21. The awards for the best demonstrator and design concept in each category will be handed out at LOPEC 2019. 

Source of the image : OE-A